The conference offers the opportunities to discuss the following issues:
 Border position as a factor of regional development;
 Border regions adaptation to changes in the global economy;
 Cross-border cooperation and economy modernization;
 Investment climate and foreign investments in the border regions;
 Socio-economic differentiation of border regions;
 Specific features of regional policy in the case of border regions;
 The new institutions of economic cooperation for border regions;
 The economic security of border regions
 Migration in border regions;
 The practice of cross-border cooperation at the municipal level.

Contact information:
Lubov Kulakova,
Secretary for Science in the Institute of Economics, KarRC, RAS
pr. A. Nevskogo 50, Petrozavodsk, Russia 185030
Tel ./fax +7 8142 57 07 27