International conference «Digital technologies and science diplomacy» took place in the city of Samara. An international conference «Digital technologies and science diplomacy» took place in the city of Samara with participation of president of ICWAG. The organizer of the event is Samara regional public organization "World of Youth" with support of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, administration of Samara Region Governor and the Samara National Research University.
The First All-Russian Olympiad on culinary and service «Legend» was held in Perm. On 20-22th of November 2020 Russian Culinary Association with support of the Government of Perm Territory organized the First All-Russian Olympiad on culinary and service «Legend» in Perm.
In the framework of the «Cuisines of the world» project a gastronomy dinner «Cuisines of Ozzy and Kiwi» took place in Samara. On 7th of November 2020 the menu with special dishes from national cuisines of Australia and New Zealand was offered to guests of restaurant «Steak House Ribay» (Samara).
The first international presentation of the Global Wine Tourism Organization (GWTO). The first international presentation of the GWTO was held on 5th of November 2020 for international media. The founder-president of the GWTO Jose Antonio Vidal (Spain) was a lead of the event.
Professional competition for hotels and restaurants HoReCa Ultra Professional «UP» The Meeting of the Expert Board of Hotel Nominations of the Horeca UP Competition in Saint-Petersburg, «Belmond Grand Hotel Europe» took place on 2th of November 2020 with support of the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory.
To the 75th anniversary of the United Nations
On June 30, the first official international event after the outbreak of the pandemic was held in Moscow region to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the UN in Russia. The Green Recovery Ambassador’s Business Dinner was organized by Viacheslav Fetisov's Slava Foundation, National Geographic Society, the UN Information Center in Russia and the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy. The discussion devoted to finding ways out of the global crisis with the help of the Green Economy brought together representatives of 30 countries of the world. The video messages were addressed to the participants of the Ambassador’s dinner by: Inger Andersen, the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, the executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); Enric Sala, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence; His Serene Highness Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, the reigning Prince of Monaco and head of the princely house of Grimaldi; and Patricia Espinosa, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The director of the UN Information Center in the Russian Federation Vladimir Kuznetsov opened the business dinner with his keynote address. Victoria Elias, director of environmental programs of the World Wide Fund for Nature in Russia, continued the business program. The dinner ended with a speech by Viacheslav Fetisov, UN Goodwill Ambassador to the Russian Federation. The media at the event were represented by journalists from TASS, Russia Today, CNN, Sky News, CBC, TF-1.