A work for maintenance and development of international contacts of the entities of the Russian Federation in scientific, technical, cultural, economic, and educational areas, is one of the priority directions of the Agency’s activity.
Rossotrudnichestvo widely uses the sources of Russian centers of science and culture abroad by implementing a number of key tasks of this activity:
- creation of favorable external conditions for realization of the right on the international and economic contacts while ensuring a unified foreign policy, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Russian Federation by the entities of the Russian Federation
- promotion of the use of international and non-economic relations of entities and municipalities of the Russian Federation for providing foreign-policy and foreign-economic interests of Russia on international scene
- development of cross-border cooperation at regional and municipal levels as a tool for the formation of a belt of good neighborliness along the borders
- development and implementation of regional support programs for compatriots living abroad, involvement of regions in joint activities in this sphere
-assistance to the development of economic and cultural relations of Russian cities and municipalities with their foreign counterparts, application of advanced foreign experience.