||Mrs.V. Matvienko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation opened the Dialogue. She is also Head of the Tripartite Commission on Social and Labour Relations in the Russian Federation, and a member of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization.
Her Keynote address set for discussion:
The reality of globalization;
Its advantages and disadvantages;
Economic growth and Decent Work;
The rule of law;
National and cultural identity;
Education and training.