Future diplomats from 18 countries visited the Gorchakov Fund

15 August 2017

On August 15, attendees of the annual International Summer School of the Diplomatic Academy “Global Challenges 2017” visited the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund. Guests from Austria, Albania, Bulgaria, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Yemen, Macedonia, Morocco, China, UAE, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkmenistan, France and South Korea gathered together at a roundtable.

Representative of the Gorchakov Fund Dr. Anna Velikaya spoke to the participants. She gave a lecture about the Russian approach to public diplomacy and humanitarian cooperation.

Besides that, practices of public diplomacy and national branding of the 18 countries represented at the conference were discussed during the meeting.

The summer school of the Diplomatic Academy is held for the period of three weeks. Its students will be introduced to history and culture of Russia, the current economic situation in our country, will discuss burning issues of foreign affairs and will also increase their level of knowledge of the Russian language.