23 November 2016

MGIMO Sponsors QS Asia-Pacific Higher Education Conference and Exhibition

November 22nd-24th, the 12th exhibition and conference of QS-Apple Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education unfolded in Putrajaya (Malaysia). The conference was devoted to the challenges and prospects for the development of higher education in the region. It is the first time MGIMO takes part in this event and has enlisted as a sponsor.

Over 700 representatives of universities and institutes from more than 50 countries gathered at the event. The conference program covered a large spectrum of topics, aiming to foster innovative approaches in higher education in the region and globally. The issue of international rankings and how to improve their methodology in order to take into account the specificities of universities the world over occupied a special place in the debates.

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18 November 2016

MGIMO Hosts Meeting of the Russian-Norwegian Institute for Energy Cooperation

November 18th, MGIMO welcomed at its International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy the leadership of the Russian-Norwegian Institute for Energy Cooperation, created in 2004 by MGIMO and Nord University (Norway).

The meeting was attended on MGIMO’s side by the Director of the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy Valery Salygin and the Deputy Director Dmitry Zhuvakin. The Norwegian side was represented by the Director of the High North Center for Business and Governance at Nord University, Frode Mellemvik.

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17 November 2016

Juan Eduardo Eguiguren Gives Talk on Russo-Chilean Relations

November 15th, The Ambassador of Chile to Russia, Juan Eduardo Eguiguren came to speak to MGIMO students. The visit was organized by the University’s Ibero-American center.

The Ambassador first has an interview with MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs, Andrey Baykov, then gave a lecture to an audience of students and faculty members. Having worked in Russia for over six years, Juan Eduardo Eguiguren has visited many Russian regions and started his speech by sharing his impressions on Russia, a country which to his mind is continuously changing.

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17 November 2016

Anatoly Torkunov Meets with South Korean Ambassador

November 17th, MGIMO received a delegation from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, led by the Ambassador Park Ro-byug. The guests attended a meeting with the University’s Rector Anatoly Torkunov.

MGIMO was also represented at the talks by the Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov, the Head of the International Office Egor Andreev and the Associate Professor of Japanese, Korean, Indonesian and Mongolian Valery Suhinin. Also participating on the Korean side were the Second Secretary Yong Hon-son and several employees of the Embassy.

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15 November 2016

Marion Marechal-Le Pen Speaks at MGIMO

November 15th, the deputy of the French National Assembly and politician of the «National Front» party Marion Marechal-Le Pen came to MGIMO. The guest had an interview with MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov and gave a lecture to students of the University.

The Member of Parliament was introduced to the audience by Henry Sardaryan, Acting Dean of the Public Administration Faculty. In her talk, given in French, Marion Marechal-Le Pen presented the policy of her party the «National Front» as well as her take on a myriad of global issues such as international terrorism, the migration crisis and the conflict in the Middle East.

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