- Created on 03 April 2019
On April 1st and April 2nd the annual meetings of the ASEAN-Russia Joint Planning and Management Committee (ARJMC) and the ASEAN-Russia Joint Cooperation Committee (ARJCC) dedicated to the current Russia-ASEAN Strategic Partnership and its future prospects took place at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. The meetings discussed and approved the Annual Report on the Operation of the ASEAN Centre in 2018, and its Indicative Work Programme in 2019.
On April 2nd, the ASEAN Centre’s Director Dr. Victor Sumsky, who participated in the above mentioned meetings, gave a lecture on “Developing ASEAN-Russia Strategic Partnership in a Troubled World” at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta.
Looking at Southeast Asia: Meeting with Mr. Bennett Murray, the Bureau Chief for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (German Press Agency) in Hanoi
- Created on 02 April 2019
On April 2nd, a meeting with Mr. Bennett Murray, the Bureau Chief for the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (German Press Agency) in Hanoi, took place at MGIMO. The meeting was moderated by Mr. Anton Tsvetov, the Center for Strategic Research.
Mr. Anton Tsvetov welcomed guests and briefly described the lecturer’s varied career and his journalistic practice in Southeast Asia. Mr. Bennett Murray served as a reporter in Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam. His articles are published in such leading international newspapers as Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, Guardian, Southeast Asia Globe, Politico and South China Morning Post.
Public Lecture by Dr. Ksenia Efremova “The Peacock is Ready to Fly Up: Myanmar as Seen by a Country-expert”
- Created on 18 March 2019
On March 18th, Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and African Studies, Research Fellow of the Centre for Comprehensive Chinese Studies and Regional Projects at MGIMO University Dr. Ksenia Efremova gave a lecture on the current socio-political situation in Myanmar.
Dr. Ksenia Efremova briefly described the main outcomes of her recent research visit to Myanmar, where she gave a lecture on “Russia’s Turn to the East: Implications for Myanmar and Southeast Asia” at the Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies (MISIS).
- Created on 26 February 2019
February 26, Indonesian journalist and scholar Professor Dr. Tjipta Lesmana gave a lecture on new prospects of Indonesian-Russian Relations at MGIMO.
ASEAN Centre Senior Expert Dr. Ilya Dyachkov welcomed the guest. In his welcoming speech Dr. Ilya Dyachkov briefly described the the lecturer’s varied career and the ASEAN Centre’s activities to support Russian-Indonesian cooperation.
MGIMO Welcomes Delegation from Cambodian National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations
- Created on 20 February 2019
From February 18th till February 20th the delegation from the National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relation of Cambodia (NIDIR) paid a working visit to MGIMO. The visiting delegation led by the Under Secretary of State of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, NIDIR President Dr. Chhiv Yiseang comprised academics from NIDIR’s Department of Public Relations and its Department of Training.
On February 18th the Cambodian guests were welcomed by MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov, the Vice-Rector for General Affairs Artem Malgin, the Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov, and the Director of the ASEAN Centre Victor Sumsky.