Public representatives of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives from PetrSU

The names of the new composition of public representatives of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) in the Republic of Karelia have become known. These are 7 people representing different directions of development of the Republic of Karelia. Among them are two employees of PetrSU – Roman Valerievich Zagidullin, representative of the ASI in the direction of “Youth entrepreneurship”, and Konovalov Alexander Petrovich, representative of the ASI in the areas of “Youth entrepreneurship” and “Tourism”.
When choosing candidates, experience in the relevant field of activity played an important role. Our colleagues regularly conduct trainings on project activities, management, production management and export activities; support young entrepreneurs through various projects. Currently, they are taking part in two large international projects aimed at involving young people in entrepreneurial business – “BUSY – business for youngsters” and “CULTA” (within the framework of the CBC Karelia program).

Public representatives have already become actively involved in promoting ASI’s initiatives in the region: at the end of 2020, they held a number of events that revealed the entrepreneurial potential of students and schoolchildren. Thus, an international school of creative projects was launched and an economic game for schoolchildren on financial literacy was organized. At the end of December there was a presentation of the projects of the “Start-up Club”; R.V. Zagidullin became one of the members of the jury of the regional competition of youth business ideas “Predprinimay”.

Intensive work is also underway in the tourist area. A.P. Konovalov conducts research on the topic of tourism, including increasing the tourist attractiveness of the republic, he interacts with the Tourism Administration of the Republic of Karelia and the information and tourist center of the Republic of Karelia, participates in the role of an expert in a number of tourism projects, including the current project “PROZVET – Promoting Sustainable Development in Zabaikal and Karelia through CSOs and Women’s involvement in Territorial Alliances ”.

A.P. Konovalov is a member of the environmental project team for clearing rocks from vandal drawings along the Kola highway. For example, on the territory of the cleared rocks, video surveillance cameras and information boards are installed, urging to preserve the natural beauty of nature.

The group “Boiling Point – Petrozavodsk” provides more detailed information on activities aimed at promoting strategic initiatives in the field of youth entrepreneurship and tourism in the Republic of Karelia.

On the ASI website – – you can get acquainted with the full list of public representatives in the regions and learn about their role in the agency’s ecosystem.

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