27 January 2015

MGIMO Opens Museum on University’s History

January 23rd, MGIMO’s renovated History Museum was inaugurated in the Ivan Tulin Academic Library. This modernisation project was conducted during the year of MGIMO’s 70th anniversary.

The Museum stands in a place of choice on MGIMO premises, alongside the Research Library, the History Museum and the Museum of Rare Books. Together they constitute a single historical and documentary resource accessible to students and guests.

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23 January 2015

MGIMO Among Top Think Tanks Worldwide

January 22nd, the University of Pennsylvania released its eighth international ranking of research centers in the world “2014 Global Go To Think Tank”. MGIMO took the 102nd place among the 6618 research centers globally featuring in this year’s rating and came out 85th among non-US research centers.

MGIMO also showed outstanding results in seven thematic and regional categories, finishing 11th on the chart of best think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe, 12th in the review of university affiliated think tanks, 36th for its influence on public policy, 42nd for science and technology, 46th for international economic policy, 57th for domestic economic policy and 66th for defense and national security.

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25 December 2014

MGIMO Celebrates Hanukkah

December 23rd saw the celebration of Hanukkah, inspired by the Israeli Students Fraternity (Jewish Club) with the support of the MGIMO Careers Center.

Over the years, it has turned into a good tradition to mark one of the major Jewish dates within the walls of the University.  This time, the holiday of light and warmth gathered over 160 people.

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25 December 2014

Bright Prospects for Russian-Japanese Energy Cooperation

December 22nd, MGIMO played venue to the fifth bilateral conference "Prospects for Russian-Japanese energy cooperation." The event was co-sponsored by the International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy (MIEP) and the Institute of Energy Economics of Japan.

Valery Salygin, MIEP Director, welcomed the conference participants. He emphasized the largely untapped potential for Russian-Japanese energy cooperation, stating that the tense international situation does not effectively stand in the way of Russia and Japan enjoying a constructive dialogue and advancing practical initiatives. V.Salygin voiced confidence that this conference would make a tangible contribution to the mutually advantageous cooperation in the energy sector and facilitate the implementation of major energy projects, bringing about a better understanding between official departments, businesses and academia.

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17 December 2014

MGIMO Receives UN World Food Program Director

December 15th, MGIMO welcomed Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the UN World Food Program. She gave students a talk on "Overcoming hunger and food security for the population of the Earth."

Andrei Silantiev, MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Affairs, greeted the WFP delegation and related to the visitors MGIMO’s history and its role as a leading Russian university for training and research activities.

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