Society and Culture // Events
10 march 2017
On March 10, 2017, Rossotrudnichestvo (Federal agency for the Commonwealth of the Independent States, Compatriots leaving abroad and for the international humanitarian cooperation) held a meeting of International cooperation Working group, which is a part of XIX World Festival of Youth and Students Organization committee. RIAC is one of the event's partnership organizations assisting in content preparation for the Festival. Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, and Ekaterina Chimiris, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the meeting.
20 february 2017
On February 20th, 2017 a second expert meeting on the elaboration of Russia’s migration strategy in the framework of the joint project of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Center for Strategic Research (CSR) took place at the RIAC.
24 january 2017
On January, 19, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, met with Jonathan Cohen, Conciliation Resources Director of Programmes, and Rachel Clogg, Caucasian Programme Director. The parties discussed information exchange and other forms of cooperation between RIAC and Conciliation Resources on Georgia-Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement.
01 — 03 december 2016
On December 1–3 St. Petersburg hosted the V International Cultural Forum. The event was organized by the Government of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and brought together politicians, journalists, and art community from 82 countries of the world. Greece became the guest country at 2016 Forum.
22 — 23 september 2016
On September 22-23 Moscow hosted the II International Conference “Migration Crisis: International Cooperation and National Strategies,” organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Russian Federation Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). The conference was attended by more than 100 leading Russian and foreign experts on migration, human capital and security, representatives of Russian ministries and agencies, as well as international organizations.
22 — 23 september 2016
On September 22, 2016 the II International Conference “Migration Crisis: International Cooperation and National Strategies,” organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Russian Federation Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) started its work in Moscow. RANEPA Rector Vladimir Mau and RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeev spoke at the opening of the Conference.
28 october 2014
On October 28, 2014, RIAC held expert meeting "Islam in Russia and Post-Soviet Space: Demography, Ideological Trends, and Politics" with participation of RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov, Assistant Professor of the Department for Modern Russian History at Russian State University for Humanities Sergey Markedonov, Chair of Carnegie's Center for Religion, Society and Security Alexey Malashenko, and Senior Researcher at RAS Institute for African Studies Naima Neflyasheva.
27 october 2014
On October 27, 2014, RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov and Media and Government Relations Manager Anton Tsvetov took part in discussion “The Pen and the Bayonet: Worldview of Information Warfare?” within the lecture series of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy (CFDP).
16 october 2014
On October 16, 2014, Russian State Library hosted the presentation of Global Disasters Report 2014 annually prepared by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The paper is devoted to various mutual influences of culture and disasters, offering an analysis of the impacts of local beliefs, cultural specifics and mentalities on the aftereffects of epidemics, natural and manmade catastrophes.
15 october 2014
On October 15, 2014, RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeev took part in a meeting of the CSR Committee of the Russian Managers Association attended by representatives of major Russian and foreign companies, universities and NGOs.
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