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Interview with H.E. Carlos D. Sorreta
4 June 2021

Interview with H.E. Carlos D. Sorreta

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ASEAN Centre presents a special interview with H.E. Carlos D. Sorreta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation, in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Russia and the Philippines. This interview opens dialog series with Ambassadors of the ASEAN member states to Russia, in which the guest speakers touch upon different bilateral relations issues, the most interesting cooperation projects and the Ambassadors’ personal experience and impressions on Russia.
MGIMO Awards Honorary Doctorate to UN Secretary-General António Guterres
13 May 2021

MGIMO Awards Honorary Doctorate to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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On May 13th during a solemn ceremony at the University the UN Secretary-General António Guterres was conferred an Honorary Doctor degree. The high-ranking guest was received by the Rector and Chairman of the United Nations Association of Russia Anatoly Torkunov. Following the ceremony, as is tradition, the Secretary-General delivered a doctoral lecture to students and faculty.

ASEAN Academic Days 2021: Lecture by Tan Sri Jawhar Hassan
12 May 2021

ASEAN Academic Days 2021: Lecture by Tan Sri Jawhar Hassan

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On May 12 Tan Sri Mohamed Jawhar Hassan, Senior Advisor, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya and Board Member at the Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) delivered a lecture on the ASEAN Regional Forum role in the regional security cooperation. The event concluded the spring semester program “ASEAN Academic Days 2021 in MGIMO” and was moderatored by Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova, ASEAN Centre Acting Director, Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and African Studies at MGIMO.

ASEAN Academic Days 2021: Lecture by Dr. Xue Gong
26 April 2021

ASEAN Academic Days 2021: Lecture by Dr. Xue Gong

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On April 26 Dr. Xue Gong, Assistant Professor in China Programme of S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) gave a lecture on energy security cooperation between China and Southeast Asian countries at the invitation of the ASEAN Centre in MGIMO University. The event was held as part of the “ASEAN Academic Days 2021 in MGIMO” educational program.

Opening of the MGIMO.Green Forum
16 April 2021

Opening of the MGIMO.Green Forum

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On 16-17 April, MGIMO hosts its first MGIMO.Green Forum “Sustainable Development: International Experience, National Regulation and Corporate Practice”. It will bring together directors of international organizations, heads of Russian ministries and agencies, major companies and business associations.
Speakers:
— Anatoly B. Chubais, Special Presidential Representative for Relations with International Organisations to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals;
— Dmitry Yu. Gorshkov, director of World Wildlife Fund Russia;
— Renaud Seligmann, the World Bank's Country Director for the Russian Federation.

Masterclass on choosing careers in business and finance with Yandex Market CEO Maxim Grishakov
14 April 2021

Masterclass on choosing careers in business and finance with Yandex Market CEO Maxim Grishakov

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Are you considering education and careers in international business and finance? Thinking about applying to the MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs Bachelor of Science Program in International Business and Finance? Watch this webinar with Yandex Market CEO Maxim Grishakov, who is also a member of the SGIA Advisory Board. Mr. Grishakov generously shared his views on choosing economics and finance as your field of study and future profession during an online discussion moderated by SGIA Dean Mikhail Troitskiy and Associate Professor of Finance Vasiliy Tkachev. He offered firsthand experience from a leader of a major Russian IT company whose successful career in business has spanned three decades and under whose direction Yandex Market has substantially increased its market share as a free online service for the selection of goods.
A.Ivanov: Lecture
22 March 2021

A.Ivanov: Lecture "Strategic Ambiguity in the Asia Pacific: Roots, Features and Means of Treatment"

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March 22nd, in the framework of the cycle of lectures "ASEAN Academic Days 2021 at MGIMO", the Ambassador of Russia to the ASEAN A.Ivanov delivered a lecture on "Strategic ambiguity in the Asia-Pacific: roots, features and means of treatment."

Lecture “ASEAN and Changing Regional Dynamics: Does ASEAN Matter?” by Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa
10 March 2021

Lecture “ASEAN and Changing Regional Dynamics: Does ASEAN Matter?” by Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa

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March 10th, the "ASEAN Academic Days 2021 at MGIMO", consisting of a new cycle of online lectures and a series of academic and educational events, began at MGIMO. The initiative, launched by the ASEAN Centre, has been running for the past two years. The first guest speaker was Marty Natalegawa, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (2009-2014), who spoke on “ASEAN and changing regional dynamics”.

MGIMO in numbers
30 January 2021

MGIMO in numbers

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MGIMO is Russia’s most revered educational institution with a wide range of educational programs and specializations. Enjoying the excellent reputation and high positions in academic ratings the University has built up a wide net of international contacts. The development of bilateral and multilateral contacts continues to be a key priority of the MGIMO strategy today.

“The Lighter and Funnier Side of Diplomacy”: book presentation by H.E. M.W.Supriyadi
23 November 2020

“The Lighter and Funnier Side of Diplomacy”: book presentation by H.E. M.W.Supriyadi

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November 23rd, within the framework of the ASEAN Center's series of educational events "ASEAN Academic Days 2020", an online presentation of the recently published book "The Lighter and Funnier Side of Diplomacy" by Indonesian diplomat Mohamad Wahid Supriyadi was organized. H.E. Muhamad Wahid Supriyadi is an experienced and well-known diplomat, who has spent his entire career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served in a variety of appointments at home and abroad, including as Consul General in Melbourne (2004-2007), Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (2008-2011) and as Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus (2016-2020).
“Pax Indo-Pacifica: A Struggle for Regional Power and Prestige” by Dr. Jittipat Poonkham
16 November 2020

“Pax Indo-Pacifica: A Struggle for Regional Power and Prestige” by Dr. Jittipat Poonkham

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On November 16th, the third online-lecture within the framework of the course of public lectures “ASEAN Academic Days 2020” was held by the ASEAN Centre. The third speaker was Dr. Jittipat Poonkham (PhD Aberystwyth University; MPhil Oxford University), Director of International Studies Program and Assistant Professor in International Relations in the Faculty of Political Science at the Thammasat University (Thailand).

Natalia Stapran: “The Prospects of Russian Economic Projects in Southeast Asia”
21 October 2020

Natalia Stapran: “The Prospects of Russian Economic Projects in Southeast Asia”

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On October 21st, the second online-lecture within the framework of the course of public lectures “ASEAN Academic Days 2020” was held by the ASEAN Centre. The second speaker was Dr. Natalia Stapran, MGIMO graduate 2000, Director of the Department for Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Special Projects, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. The lecture was dedicated to the today’s economic cooperation between Russia and ASEAN and its future prospects.

Lecture “Russia in Southeast Asia” by Bilahari Kausikan
25 September 2020

Lecture “Russia in Southeast Asia” by Bilahari Kausikan

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On September 25th, the online-meeting with Bilahari Kausikan opened the course of public lectures “ASEAN Academic Days 2020”. The course is designed and carried out by the ASEAN Centre in MGIMO. The first speaker was Bilahari Kausikan, a prominent Singaporean diplomat and expert, who served in a variety of appointments at home and abroad, including as Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, and as the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry.

V MGIMO Golf Championship
4 September 2020

V MGIMO Golf Championship

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September 4th, the fifth MGIMO Golf Cup was held at Moscow Country Club. The First Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma A.Zhukov gave a talk at the opening ceremony. Friends and partners of the University, representatives of government institutions and corporations, graduates and foreign diplomats working in Russia gathered at the site near Moscow. The program of the day, alongside the golf competition, included a chess session with the grandmaster, 2016 European champion, E.Inarkiev.

MGIMO-Tashkent. Summer
15 June 2020

MGIMO-Tashkent. Summer

Russian and Austrian trade representatives online
9 June 2020

Russian and Austrian trade representatives online

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June 9 MGIMO School of business hosted another event in cooperation with the Russian-Austrian public forum “Sochi dialogue” with representatives of Russian and Austrian business. This time, the audience was invited to join an online discussion with a trade representative of the Russian Federation in Austria Alexander Potemkin and commercial adviser of Austrian Embassy in the Russian Federation Rudolf Lukavski.

International Day of the Russian Language
5 June 2020

International Day of the Russian Language

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June 5th, a Moscow-Geneva online conference was held in honour of the International Day of the Russian Language. Russian Language Day continued with an online marathon, in which directors, actors and artistic directors of leading Russian theatres participated.

Course of Lectures by Former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl
4 June 2020

Course of Lectures by Former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl

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May 11th to June 4th, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Karin Kneissl delivered remotely a series of lectures on the "Political and Economic Features of the World Oil Market": Any interested students of the University could follow the lectures on the University’s YouTube channel.

MGIMO-Odintsovo. Early summer
1 June 2020

MGIMO-Odintsovo. Early summer

Criticality and Regularity in History: A Conversation with John Lewis Gaddis
27 May 2020

Criticality and Regularity in History: A Conversation with John Lewis Gaddis

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Renowned Yale University Historian Professor John Lewis Gaddis joined MGIMO faculty and scholars from around Russia to discuss the uses of history in politics, the role of critical events in our stochastic world, and the ways a historian can respond to the manifold challenges to his profession.

MGIMO. Spring
23 May 2020

MGIMO. Spring

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Spring MGIMO. Missing it?

C-MIMUN throughout the years
22 May 2020

C-MIMUN throughout the years

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This is what the Secretariat of the Churkin Moscow International Model UN lives and breathes year by year. Our history, achievements, aspirations, emotions, inspiration, heated debates, and cordial atmosphere after the conference.

C-MIMUN ECOSOC opening ceremony C-MIMUN ECOSOC opening ceremony
22 May 2020

C-MIMUN ECOSOC opening ceremony

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On the 22nd of May the Economic and Social Council hosted the opening ceremony of its session on the agenda “Sustainable Peace after Coronavirus Epidemics”.

Head of European Commission's Sports Department Lectures at MGIMO
15 May 2020

Head of European Commission's Sports Department Lectures at MGIMO

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May 15th, on the website of the MGIMO Business School, the Head of the European Commission's Sports Department Yves Le Lostecque gave a lecture to MGIMO students. The event was organized with the support of the Russian Union of Martial Arts and the MA program in “Sports Diplomacy”.