24 June 2016

MGIMO Expert Makes Report At UN

June 20th-22nd, a meeting of the Security Council Committee on Resolution 1540 (non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction) was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. MGIMO Professor and Director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security, Alexander Nikitin made a expert report.

The event, opened by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, had for goal to discuss the positions of over 40 countries on WMD proliferation and terrorism.

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22 June 2016

Delegation From National University of Mongolia Visits MGIMO

June 20th-21st, MGIMO received a delegation from the National University of Mongolia. In the course of the visit, a number of meetings were held during which the sides shared their experience of the educational process and explored new avenues for deepening cooperation between the universities.

The delegation was led by the Director of the School of International Relations and Public Administration Sukhee Battulga and comprised Faculty members of the National University of Mongolia and representatives of the Embassy of Mongolia in Russia. The goal of the visit was to update the framework agreement on cooperation.

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22 June 2016

New Joint Master’s Program With Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University

June 21st, MGIMO welcomed a delegation from the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University. The meeting was attended by MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov, the Head of the Department of World Politics Marina Lebedeva and Alexei Dundich from the Master’s Training Department.

The visiting delegation was made up of the Deputy Director of Law and Politics Institute Marianna Kalashyan and the Head of the Department of World Politics and International Relations, Ambassador Arman Navasardyan. The goal of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of creating a joint master’s program in International Relations but also deepening the scientific cooperation between the two institutions through the exchange of professors.

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22 June 2016

MGIMO Opens a Private Equity Centre

June 20th, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov held a meeting with the CEO of Inventis Investment Holdings (Singapore) Yong Kwek Ping. The parties reached an agreement regarding the creation at the University of a Private Equity Education Centre, on the basis of which subjects related to private equity and entrepreneurial finance will be taught.

Discussions regarding the creation of the Centre started in April this year when Yong Kwek Ping for the first time met with the leadership of MGIMO and delivered a lecture to students of the University. To date, there are no similar training centres in Russian universities. Its creation at MGIMO under the headship of Mr. Yong, a renowned world authority in the field, will allow the University to expand its practice-oriented graduate and postgraduate education.

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21 June 2016

MGIMO Receives Rector of Matej Bel University (Slovakia)

June 21st, MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov met with Vladimir Hiadlovsky, Rector of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica.

The sides mulled over the prospects for collaboration between the two universities and the opportunity to implement student exchanges and practical training programs for undergraduates majoring in International Relations and specializing in Central and Eastern Europe. They also considered setting up joint academic projects in the fields of Finance, Economics, Political Science and International Relations.

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