At the opening ceremony which was held in the concert hall of the Louvre Museum representatives of foreign Academies of Sciences were awarded with commemorative medals, they also signed a Manifesto for Science. On the occasion of the anniversary the event was attended by French President François Hollande.
In total, the program of the events was attended by representatives of the Academies of Sciences from 54 countries worldwide.
The NASB delegation held separate talks with a number of representatives of Academies of Sciences on possible directions of mutually beneficial cooperation and mechanisms of its expansion.
During the visit program, members of the NASB delegation got acquainted with reports of representatives of a number of Academies of Sciences on urgent problems of the present at the Conference "Four Crossing Views on Challenges of Future".