The first meeting of the YBR (Youth Business Russia) Advisory Council
The first meeting of the YBR (Youth Business Russia) Advisory Council took place in Moscow on December, 13. The meeting was attended by the following members of the Council: Andrew Devenport (CEO, YBI), Viktor Sedov (President, U.S. Russia Centre for Entrepreneurship), Vladimir Olsufiev (Vice-President, Transportation Group FESCO, on behalf of FESCO President, Sergey Generalov), Brook Horowitz (Executive Director, IBLF). The meeting was moderated by Boris Tkachenko, YBR Programme Manager. YBR Coordinator Elena Trakhtenberg, YBR regional cordinatiors: Natalia Shigapova (Kaluga), Irina Gorelova (Voronezh) and Svetlana Bazhenova (Vladivostok) as well as Viktor Glushkov from parther’s organization Oxfam attended the meeting. The Advisory Council accepted the ToRs for the Council, voted for the candidature of Mr. Generalov as the Council President. New candidatures for membership have been discussed. Boris Tkachenko made a presentation about program’ achievements and further plans. The Council members will take part in the elaboration of the program’ strategy and in the selection of new partners.