- Created on 02 October 2013
Brunei Day was held on 30 September in MGIMO. The participants of this event had the opportunity to interact with the Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to Russia, H.E. Haini Hashim, take in the sights of Brunei through a photo exhibition, and learn more about this unique country in general.
The event began with an unofficial meeting between the Ambassador and students, who were studying Indonesian and Malay as foreign languages, in the ASEAN Centre. They talked about how their knowledge of these languages provided ample opportunities for studying the region, and understanding current regional developments.
- Created on 29 September 2013
A delegation of young diplomats from Myanmar visited MGIMO on 26 September 2013. They came to Moscow as part of the programme 'Generation Next', which aims to introduce young foreign representativeswho have the potential to become prominent administrators, politicians, businessmen and academics to contemporary Russia. This programme is organised by Rossotrudnichestvo.
- Created on 20 September 2013
On the 18th of September 2013, a meeting with a group of diplomats from Myanmar was held in the ASEAN Centre.The diplomats were in Moscow to attend an advanced training course at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The diplomats were welcomed by the Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Relations, Andrei Silantiev. Vice-Rector Silantiev told the guests about the history and current state of MGIMO, its structure, and its experience in organising various international educational, academic and business forums. The latter were of particular interest to the Myanmarese delegation, as Myanmar will assume chairmanship of ASEAN in 2014.
- Created on 14 August 2013
In July 2013, Klyuch-C Publishing released a new book entitled Indonesia: A Short Guide. Russian-Indonesian Phrasebook (ISBN 978-5-93136-203-8, 248 pages). The book was compiled by Victor Pogodaev, who now teaches at the University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur). The book provides information on the geography, administrative-territorial divisions, economy, government, history, culture and literature of Indonesia, and offers useful advice for travellers. A Russian-Indonesian phrasebook is also included.