2 October 2017

Conference on «Russia and ASEAN in the Asia-Pacific Region»

September 29th, in the framework of the eleventh Convention of the Russian International Studies Association, a conference entitled «Russia and ASEAN in the Asia-Pacific Region: dynamics of cooperation, regional processes and global context» took place. The event was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Association.

Attending the conference were professors from MGIMO, St. Petersburg State University, the Higher School of Economics and other leading Russian universities. The participants mulled over a number of issues related to the development trends of the Association and its members.

The plenary session was devoted to the analysis of the context in which integration processes are happening. During the second session, guests spoke about regional security, and ASEAN’s political and economic interaction with its external partners. The third and fourth sessions focused on the political and economic life of Southeast Asian countries. A lively exchange of opinions ensued about Russia’s role in the region and the future prospects of the dialogue partnership between Russia and ASEAN.

— See the MGIMO web-site for more photos and russian version