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Working meeting with a delegation of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Moscow

Working meeting with a delegation of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Moscow

07.06.2022

On June 7, 2022, the MGIMO hosted a working meeting of Vice-Rector for Science and Research Dr. Andrey Baykov and the ASEAN Center at MGIMO experts with a delegation of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Moscow, designed to discuss the educational cooperation issues between the university and leading educational institutions and government agencies of Indonesia.

From the Indonesian side, the meeting was attended by Deputy Chief of Mission Mr. Azis Nurwahyudi, Minister Counsellor, Head of Information and Socio-Cultural Affairs Mr. Nanang Syaiful Fadillah, Attaché on Education Mr. Adi Nuryanto, and Embassy official Mr. Muhammad Rizinski.

From the Russian side, the meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for Science and Research Dr. Andrey Baykov, Director of the ASEAN Center Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova, Deputy Head of the MGIMO Department of Master programs Dr. Maria Apanovich, the Senior Expert of the ASEAN Centre Dr. Viktor Sumsky as well as by the ASEAN Centre Experts Dr. Valeria Vershinina and Dr. Nikita Kuklin.

Welcoming the participants of the meeting, Dr. Andrey Baykov emphasized that the educational institutions from Indonesia are important and favored partners for the MGIMO side, therefore, the prospect of joint educational cooperation expanding in the context of the two countries rapprochement seems positive and promising interaction area.

The Indonesian guests has been given an overwhelming picture of the MGIMO key master's programs taught in Russian and English, in turn, the Embassy delegation presented the student support programs within Indonesia to ensure their possible admission to study at MGIMO.

The parties agreed in the near future to discuss the preparation of a phased educational cooperation implementation plan in various promising areas and exchanged views on the need to increase the knowledge in Russia and Indonesia about the everyday life of our societies, our values and worldview.