The International Union of Economists (IUE) is an independent international nongovernmental organization founded in 1991 by academic and practicing economists, bankers and entrepreneurs from across the world to facilitate the global economic and social progress. Nowadays it unites the representatives from 48 countries of the world. The IUE members are national and regional unions and associations of economists, outstanding economists – scientists and practitioners, public figures, social activists and representatives of business circles.
The International Union of Economists is in the General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 1999; is associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information, Non-government Organizations (DPI NGO UN).
The IUE headquarters is at the House of Economist in Moscow, Russia.
Main Goals of the International Union of Economists:
1. To promote economic reforms as a driver for development of the global community.
2. To contribute to development and implementation of national and international projects and programs for efficient economic development, acceleration of economic growth, development of the integration processes across the world.
3. To facilitate broad international communication of knowledge in the various branches of economics, science, engineering and other areas.
4. To create the conditions for a comprehensive exchange of ideas, experience and knowledge in the organization and management at the macro - micro levels.
5. To expand cooperation with national and international organizations, unions, and associations in the social/economic and research/engineering domains.
6. To find and implement new forms of international cooperation
7. To provide practical assistance in the development of small and medium-sized business.
Core activities of the International Union of Economists:
1. Research programs: New Models of Global Economy Development; Progressive Forms of International Integration; Global Experience and Russian Economy; Economic Security; Innovation in Education; Ensuring Environmental Sustainability; Globalization and Global Progress; Spreading the Global Experience with Anti-Crisis Measures; Development of the Power Industry: Energy Efficiency and Search for New Power Sources; Efficient Development of Cities and Capitals of States; and other topical, informational and educational programs, extensive publishing activities.
2. Program for International and Domestic Forums, Conferences, Congresses, Exhibitions
Under the program organized international forums, congresses, conferences and various discussions. The IUE Members Meeting is an annual final forum to discuss the urgent issues of global economy development:
· 1992 —Promotion of Economic and Social Progress of the World Community (Warsaw, Poland);
· 1993 — Key Aspects of Global Economy Development (San Francisco, USA);
· 1994 — Regional Economy (Barcelona, Spain);
· 1995 — Non-Governmental Forms of International Economic Cooperation (Sidney, Australia);
· 1996 — IUE Goals Related to Global Development Trend (Paris, UNESCO, France);
· 1997 — A Human in Business and Economy (Jerusalem, Israel);
· 1998 — Financial Market. Capital Market. The Present and the Future of Investments (Miami, USA, Mexico);
· 1999 — Economics of the Non-Productive Sphere: Aspects of International Cooperation (Limassol, Cyprus);
· 2000 — Strategy of Economic Development of Russia in the 21st Century (Moscow, Russia);
· 2001 — Global Economy and International Economic Relations (Dubrovnik, Croatia);
· 2002 — Industrial and Social Policy in the Countries with Transition Economy (Cape Town, Republic of South Africa);
· 2003 — Role and Place of the European Cooperation in the Development of the World Economy (Regensburg, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary);
· 2004 — Globalization and Economic Development (Varadero, Cuba);
· 2005 — Questions of Financing of Human Settlements and Urban Development (Nairobi, Kenya);
· 2006 — Strategy of Social and Economic Development of the Countries with Transitional Economy in Correspondence with Millennium Declaration (New York, UN building, USA);
· 2007 —Special Economic Zones — World Experience (Shanghai, Sanya, China);
· 2008 — Power Industry of the Future: Economic Problems (Aqaba, Jordan);
· 2009 — The World Economy until 2020: Forecast and Reality (Miami, USA);
· 2010 — The World Experience of Anti-Crisis Measures. Peculiarities of Economy Globalization (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil);
· 2011 — Economic Problems of the States' Capitals (Vienna, Austria);
· 2012 — World Community Social and Economic Development: Modern Trends, Problems, Prospects (Republic of Seychelles, Mahe Island);
· 2013 — New Economy: Optimum Models (Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, USA);
· 2014 — Social Dimensions of the New Global Economy (Sydney, Australia; Queenstown, Christchurch, New Zealand);
· 2015 — Progressive Forms of International Economic Integration (Republic of Indonesia Island of Bali);
· 2016 — The World Today: The New Economic Reality (Moscow, Russia).
· 2017 — World economy: Global Changes (Norway).
3. UN programs.
4. Program for Development of International Economic Cooperation.
5. Education and Publishing Program.
6. Program for Development of Creative Potential of the Youth.
7. Program for Multilevel Interaction with Government and Public Institutions.