Sputnik.Readings poetry relay

Details of the organization
Sputnik News Agency and Radio
Russian Federation
Business sector entities

Information about the project
Sputnik.Readings poetry relay
The Sputnik.Readings poetry relay started in March 2015 as a cross-cultural project aimed at bringing people across the multipolar world closer together by reading eminent poetry about core shared values such as love, life and the beauty of the world. The project consisted of linking Sputnik newsrooms in a video relay that showed the world in all its ethnic and cultural diversity. The project was implemented from March 2015 until May 2016 by Sputnik news agency and radio hubs in eight Eurasian countries: Abkhazia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and South Ossetia.
International implementation
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova
Completed from 01/03/2015 to 31/05/2016

WSIS information
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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