Future world diplomats

WHO WE ARE

FWD is an association of bright and motivated students who strive to put their theoretical knowledge into practice, meet and engage with professionals in the political field. FWD was founded by the students of and is based at the MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs. Our goal is to facilitate free and open-minded communication between future diplomats and organizations both within our home university of MGIMO and abroad. Through objective and inclusive dialogue, we seek to gain a better understanding of the world we live in. We work to organize interactive workshops and develop diplomatic skills, and encourage networking in order to assist our members in pursuing their future careers.

OUR PAST EVENTS

  • Russo-Balkan Student Forum in Sofia University of National and World Economy and the return visit of a delegation from Bulgaria. Students’ works were published in scientific magazines.
  • A joint video conference with the International Security Club and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) on nonproliferation of nuclear weapons and Iran.
  • Video conference with the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies (MIIS) on the topic of conflict escalation in Syria.
  • An online seminar with Danone’s CEO Emmanuel Faber organized jointly with the Newpolis.
  • An excursion to the State Duma for students of the School of Governance and International Affairs.
  • A seminar on the topic of regional development with Duma deputy assistant and founder of the “Meeting the Caucasus” Forum Aslan Kaskulov.

OUR TEAM

President

Diana Yarosh — 4th year student of the School of Governance and International Affairs

Vice President

Elizaveta Petrova — 3rd year student of the School of Governance and International Affairs

Head of Public Relations

Polina Smolenskaya — 3rd year student of the School of Governance and International Affairs

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

Future world diplomats

President Diana Yarosh


CONTACTS

fwd.mgimo@gmail.com

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