Diary of the festival
26 october 2016

#FestivalVolunteers. Let's go!

On October 25, 1000 participants of the forum "Volunteer" including active young people from 85 regions of Russia, gave start to the application campaign for the volunteers of the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students.

Diary of the festival
26 october 2016

#FestivalVolunteers. Let's go!

During the next 125 days Russians and foreigners can become part of the Festival by filling in a form on the website russia2017.com. It should be noted that representatives of the silver volunteering, which comprises people over 50 years old, can apply too. More than 7000 volunteers will be selected and prepared for the main youth event under the slogan «For peace and friendship!»

Furthermore, were announced the results of the contest for the right to become a center of attraction and training of volunteers for the Festival. Among 20 winners there are not only volunteer centers of universities, but also non-profit organizations, public associations and public institutions*

We remind you that the Organizing Committee received 76 applications, 20 of which are from non-profit organizations of all forms of ownership, 40 - educational institutions of higher and secondary vocational education, 16 - public institutions engaged in activities for the development of volunteering in the Russian Federation and work with youth. There were applications from organizations of 8 federal districts, 47 regions of the country.

*List of winners:

  • Primorye regional youth public organization "Volunteer of Primorye" (Vladivostok)
  • Regional state budget institution "Regional Center of Youth Initiatives" (Khabarovsk)
  • Cheboksary city youth public organization "Volunteer Center of Cheboksary" (Cheboksary)
  • Regional public organization "Academy of Creative Youth of the Republic of Tatarstan "(Kazan)
  • Izhevsk State Technical University named after M.T. Kalashnikov (Izhevsk)
  • Karelian regional public youth organization "Center of volunteering development" (Petrozavodsk)
  • "Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk)
  • Pyatigorsk State University (Pyatigorsk)
  • National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (Tomsk)
  • Regional state autonomous institution "Center of youth initiatives “Forum" (Krasnoyarsk)
  • Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin (Yekaterinburg)
  • Palace of Art and Sport "Pioneer" (Tyumen)
  • Moscow State Linguistic University (Moscow)
  • First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov (Moscow)
  • Moscow State Institute of international relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Moscow)
  • Resource center for development and support of the volunteer movement "Mosvolonter" (Moscow)
  • Youth national public organization "Russian student brigades" (Moscow)
  • Kuban State University of Technology (Krasnodar )
  • Kuban State Medical University of Ministry of Health of Russia (Krasnodar)
  • Don State Technical University (Rostov-on-Don)