Valdai International Discussion Club

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Veliky Novgorod, Russia

The international discussion club "Waldai" is an annual meeting of Russian and foreign journalists, politicians and scientists that takes place every autumn. The conference deals with Russia's foreign and domestic policy, with a different theme each year. An integral part of the conference is a speech and a press conference by the Russian President. The Valdai Discussion Club was established in 2004. It is named after Lake Valdai, which is located close to Veliky Novgorod, where the Club’s first meeting took place.

Contact details

Website:
http://valdaiclub.com/

Address:
42 Bolshaya Tatarskaya st., Moscow, Russia, 115184

Country:
Russia

Sub-region:
Eastern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Russia
Operating languages
English , Russian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 20
Russia average
 31
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Council on Foreign and Defence Policy (CFDP), Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO University), National Research University Higher School of Economics
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Andrey Bystritskiy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Andrey Bystritsky
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Andrey Bystritsky
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Valdai International Discussion Club
 5
Russia average
 56
Global average
 66
2021
Valdai International Discussion Club
 50
% Female staff
2023
Valdai International Discussion Club
 0%
Russia average
 36%
Global average
 50%
2021
Valdai International Discussion Club
 28%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Valdai International Discussion Club
 13
Russia average
 43
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 11,000
Russia average
 3,930
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 11,259
Likes (2021)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 11,196
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 2,858
Russia average
 5,511
Global average
 18,127
Followers (2019)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 10,000
Subscribers (2022)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 8,600
Russia average
 2,183
Global average
 5,838
Subscribers (2021)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 7,120
Subscribers (2019)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 4,460
Followers (2023)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 1,870
Russia average
 1,208
Global average
 11,195
Followers (2022)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 1,662
Followers (2021)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 1,203
Followers (2023)
Valdai International Discussion Club
 2
Russia average
 2
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 06/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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