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ASEAN Centre and Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Promote Cooperation

ASEAN Centre and Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Promote Cooperation

11.02.2021

On February 11 ASEAN Centre Director Dr. Victor Sumsky had a meeting with a Leading Specialist at the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Mr. Evgeniy Zaryanov. The meeting was also attended by Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies, Senior Expert at the ASEAN Centre Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova, ASEAN Centre Deputy Director Ms. Ekaterina Tronevskaya and Expert Ms. Valeria Vershinina.

Mr. Evgeniy Zaryanov presented the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund’s activities and highlighted the most successful projects and events. Dr. Victor Sumsky gave an account of the ASEAN Centre’s projects and expressed interest in developing cooperation with the Fund.

In September 2020 Dr. Victor Sumsky participated in the series of online lectures organized by the Fund and gave a lecture on “ASEAN in the Contemporary System of International Relations”. Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova delivered a lecture within the framework of an educational programme “Dialogue in the Name of the Future”. The Fund’s representatives also actively participated in the series of online lectures of “ASEAN Academic Days” conducted by the Centre in the fall term of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Both sides discussed possible formats of joint cooperation in the fields of education and research, as well as in the cultural area.

The Victor Sumsky’s lecture recording is available at the Fund’s Facebook page.