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The Gorchakov Fund will organize its research and education program at WFYS in Sochi

12 october

The Gorchakov Fund will organize its research and education program at WFYS in Sochi

The XIX World Festival of Youth and Students will open in Sochi on October 14. The Gorchakov Fund is a partner of one of the key areas “Global Politics and Its Agenda: How to Protect International Peace” and is organizing a research and education program:

October 16, 9.30-11.00 am – Opening of scientific and educational platform “Global Politics, its Agenda: How to Protect International Peace”. Panel discussion “Society and World Politics”

Speakers:
Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia;
Franco Frattini, President of the Institute of Eurasian Studies, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy (2002-2004 and 2008-2011);
Leonid Drachevsky, Executive Director of the Gorchakov Fund;
Alexander Karelin, Member of the Committee for Energy of the State Duma.
Moderator:
Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of MGIMO under MFA of Russia, Member of RAS.

October 17, 11.30 am-1.00 pm –
Panel discussion “The Role of International Organizations in the System of the New World Order”
Speakers:
Vladimir Kuznetsov, Executive Director of the United Nations Information Center;
Alexey Fenenko, Associate Professor at the Faculty of World Politics of Lomonosov Moscow State University;
Marina Vashukova, Executive Director of Association “National Network of the Global Compact”.
Moderator:
Roman Grishenin, Deputy Executive Director of the Gorchakov Fund.

October 18, 11.30 am-1.00 pm –
Panel discussion “The Role of NGOs in Development of International Cooperation”
Speakers:
Roman Grishenin, Deputy Executive Director of the Gorchakov Fund;
Yelena Ponomareva, Professor of the Department of Comparative Political Science at MGIMO under MFA of Russia;
Grigory Petushkov, Chairman of the National Youth Council of Russia.
Moderator:
Nikita Silakov, Programs Director of the Gorchakov Fund.

October 19, 11.30 am-1.00 pm and 3:00-4.30 pm –
Public Diplomacy Courses for Non-Governmental Organizations. Working at the projects.

October 20, 11.30 am-1.00 pm –
Public Diplomacy Courses for Non-Governmental Organizations. Presentation of the projects.

If you have been already selected as a participant of the World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi and are interested in taking part in research and educational program of the Gorchakov Fund, you should provide information at the following link. If you are interested in working at the projects during the Courses for NGOs, please select the group, which is of the most interest to you, under the last application item (Youth Cooperation, Expert Dialogue, International Humanitarian Projects). Please note that the number of participants in this section is limited and preference will be given to representatives of NGOs.

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