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Round Table “After Duterte: What to Expect from the Philippine Elections?” — ASEAN Week

Round Table “After Duterte: What to Expect from the Philippine Elections?” — ASEAN Week

24.11.2021

The Third Day of the ASEAN Week, which took place on November 24, was dedicated to the Round Table discussion on the current presidential race in the Philippines.

The discussion was leaded by Mr. John Paul Mondejar, lecturer at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde; Mr. Kritzman Caballero, lecturer at European Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University and Dr. Victor Sumsky, Senior Expert, ASEAN Centre in MGIMO University. The speakers discussed the premises of the election system in the Philippines, its peculiarities, and the policies of different administrations, their domestic and foreign policy priorities. The question of Philippines-Russia relations under the new administration was also part of the discussion agenda.

The event was attended by many students from both Russian and Southeast Asian universities, who actively contributed to the discussion during the Q&A session.

ASEAN Week in MGIMO University is a whole series of cultural, educational and scientific events dedicated to Southeast Asia, which is organized annually be the Southeast Asia Club MGIMO and the ASEAN Centre.