3 November 2017

Director of Moscow UN Information Centre Speaks at MGIMO

November 2nd, the Diplomat and Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Moscow Vladimir Kuznetsov, also an MGIMO graduate, came to MGIMO to deliver a lecture to students in the framework of the «Public Diplomacy» course, which enables students to meet, on a weekly basis, members of the Foreign Ministry and civil servants.

Vladimir Kuznetsov spoke to the audience about the activities and structure of the UN Information Centre, giving a detailed description of the work performed by the UN in the spheres of human rights and communication with the media. The guest also noted that the educational activities developed by the UN are growing in importance in times of rapid globalization.

The Speaker also thanked MGIMO for its assistance in implementing informational and educational projects and expressed the desire to continue the fruitful collaboration. MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Human Resources Vladimir Morozov extended his gratitude to the guest for his lecture and reminded the audience about the Cooperation Agreement signed by MGIMO and the UN Information Centre, which allows for student internships.

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