6 September 2017

MGIMO at University Forum «Russia-ASEAN 2017: New Horizons for Cooperation»

September 5th – 6th, the University Forum «Russia — ASEAN 2017: New Horizons for Cooperation» took place at the Far Eastern Federal University, within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum.

The Forum was co-organized by MGIMO and the Far Eastern Federal University with the support of the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Ministry for Education and Science. MGIMO’s ASEAN Center acted as coordinator of the Forum, together with the ASEAN General Secretariat.

MGIMO was represented at the event by its Rector Anatoly Torkunov. The meeting was also attended by government and business representatives, academics and experts, gathered to discuss how to develop cooperation in a number of sectors including the economy, education, science and culture. Among those attending were: Olga Vasilieva, Minister of Education and Science, Yuri Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister, Nikita Anisimov, FEFU Rector and Igor Morgulov, Deputy Foreign Minister.

The Russia — ASEAN University Forum was held within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum for the first time in 2016.

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