02 March 2015

Russian-Turkish Public Forum Meets at MGIMO

February 27th, MGIMO played venue to a session of the Scientific and Educational Russian-Turkish Commission of the Public Forum, involving rectors of the largest Turkish and Russian universities as well as key academics and public figures.

In his welcome address, MGIMO Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Affairs, Andrei Silantiev greeted the participants and introduced the guest of honor Konstantin Kosachev, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council and Co-chairman of the Russia-Turkey Public Forum. In his remarks, K. Kosachev underlined that over the past two years, Turkey has become one of Russia’s priority partners. “More unites these two countries today than ever before”, he said.

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27 February 2015

MGIMO Steps up Ties with South Korean Think Tanks

February 27th, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov welcomed a delegation of scholars from the Republic of Korea led by Dr Jin Park, President of the Asia Future Institute.

The South Korean team also featured members of the Korean Institute for National Unification (KINU), including among others Kim Soo-Am, Director of the Center for Unification Policy Studies and Jun Byoung-Kon, Director of Planning and Coordination Division.

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26 February 2015

MGIMO Hails President of Cyprus

February 26th, MGIMO welcomed the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades who delivered a speech to MGIMO students on European cooperation and the issue of the Cyprus settlement.

Presenting the guest of honor, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov reminded the audience of the long-running cooperation which is in place between Russia and Cyprus in a vast array of areas. 

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26 February 2015

MGIMO Receives South African Minister of Arts and Culture

February 25th, MGIMO welcomed Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture of South Africa, who gave a talk on the history of the struggle against apartheid. The event was attended by members of the diplomatic corps from a number of African states.

The Ambassador of South Africa to Russia, Mandisi Mpahlwa kicked off the discussion by thanking MGIMO for its hospitality and highlighting the importance of cooperation between the two countries. Andrei Silantiev, MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Affairs, for his part, noted that the South African delegation arrived in Moscow for an important event linked to the South African state program to do with the reburial of South Africa's national heroes.

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26 February 2015

MGIMO Hosts Event Commemorating Yalta Conference

February 25th-26th, MGIMO played venue to an international conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Yalta summit, at which the Heads of State of the anti-Hitler coalition discussed Europe’s post-war re-organization.

The meeting was organized by MGIMO and the Institute of World History at the Russian Academy of Sciences, with the active support of the Russian Historical Society and the Gorchakov Fund, and gathered leading scholars and historians from more than a dozen countries worldwide.

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