Traditional partners and co-organizers of Forums “Russia and Iberoamerica in globalizing world: history and modernity" are:
Institute Bering-Bellingshausen (Spanish Instituto Bering-Bellingshausen para las Américas, IBBA) is a new non-profit organization whose mission fatigue - promoting dialogue of politicians, businessmen, journalists, scientists from Russia and the CIS countries with colleagues from the Americas. Institute was established by Sergey Brilev and Gerardo Lionel Bleier in Montevideo city, which is rightly called the "gateway to the continent".
The organization holds many events aiming to develop the relations between Russia and countries of Latin America, creates conditions for development of dialogue between specialists in all spheres. The institute prepares expert reports for Russian business structures about economic situation in the countries of Latin America, considerably participates in public life of the country. In June 2015 with support of the Institute a Latin American session was held during the St. Petersburg Economic Forum which allowed Russian and foreign experts to estimate a role of Russia and Latin America in new political conditions.
In October 2015 the Institute was a co-organizer of the Second International Forum "Russia and Latin America: history and modernity". Bering-Bellingshausen's Institute creates opportunities for dialogue of specialists from Russia with their Latin American partners, acts as a coordinator of different public and scientific projects.
Institute of Latin America of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Founded in 1961. Today the institute of Latin America (ILA RAS) is one of the largest European centers for studying of urgent problems of Latin-Carribean America and the prospects of development of this region. In its activity ILA relies on research traditions, for centuries developing in the Russian Academy of Sciences and, in particular, undertakes a task on providing the Russian society with reliable data about both Americas.
Now ILA conducts complex researches of economic, socio-political, international and cultural aspects of modern development of state and society of the countries of Latin-Carribean America and the Iberian peninsula, simultaneously paying attention to structural reforms, change of political and social systems, solving of domestic and the international conflicts. In an area of interest of ILA there are also problems of cooperation between Russia and countries of the specified regions and ways of their optimization on a bilateral and multilateral basis.
ILA regularly holds scientific conferences, symposiums, round tables, seminars with participation of Russian and foreign scientists. The Institute maintains communication with more than 200 foreign scientific centers, participates in a number of international associations and organizations, including: International Federation of studying Latin America and the Caribbean Region (FIEALC), European Council for Social Research on Latin America (CEISAL), Latin American association of political sciences (ALACIP), Council for the Latin American researches in the countries of Asia and Oceaina (CELAO). The Institute maintains relations with such influential international organizations as Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Region (CEPAL), the Organization of American States (OEA), Ibero-American community, Inter-American Development Bank.
The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of helping to develop Russia’s economic potential and strengthen the country’s image by organizing congresses and exhibitions with an economic and social focus. The Foundation develops the substantive content for these events, and provides companies with advice, information, and expert guidance, as well as offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agenda.
Today, its annual agenda includes events held in locations ranging from Montevideo to Vladivostok, which bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials to create favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and to assist in the creation of social enterprises and charity projects.
“Roscongress” was originally aimed to organize and support St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which has eventually became the leading world platform for communication of representatives of a business community. More than 10 000 participants from Russia and from abroad among which there are Heads of States and Governments, heads of the largest companies, and also leading experts, representatives of the public and mass media more than from 120 countries of the world participate in SPIEF.
Among important partners and sponsors of the Forum are Santander Bank and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation.