Multipolar World // Events
10 december 2016
On December 10, London School of Economics under the auspices of Dahrendorf Forum held an international seminar "Quo Vadis Global actors? US, EU, Russia between Liberal Order and Neorealism". The seminar was attended by experts in theory of international relations from Great Britain, other European countries and the United States. Russia was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Sergey Utkin, RIAC expert, Head of "Foreign policy and Security" Department in Center for Strategic Research.
14 — 16 november 2016
On November 14-16 Astana hosted the second meeting of Astana Club, an international discussion platform, organized by the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation. The event brought together political analysts, diplomats, economists, and social activists from over 20 countries, who discussed a number of Eurasian and global development issues.
24 — 27 october 2016
On October 24-27, 2016 Sochi hosted the 13th annual meeting of the Valdai international Discussion Club, co-founded by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The theme of the conference in 2016 was “The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow.”
21 — 24 october 2016
On October 21-24 Beijing University hosted a regular meeting of the North Pavilion Dialogue — an annual international forum of high-level discussion of topical issues of world politics. RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov represented Russia at the meeting. The topic of the North Pavilion Dialogue meeting in 2016 was “Global Governance: Strengthening and Reforming International Institutions.”
04 february 2016
On February 3, 2016 members of the Valdai International Discussion Club met in Moscow with former US Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger. The meeting was attended by several RIAC members, namely Chairman of the Board of Directors of ABH Holdings S.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Alfa-Bank (Russia) Petr Aven; RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov; Director of RAS Institute of Oriental Studies and RAS Corresponding Member Vitaly Naumkin; and Dmitry Peskov, Deputy Head of the RF Presidential Administration, Press Secretary of the RF President.
27 october 2015
27 октября Российский совет по международным делам (РСМД) в лице президента РСМД Игоря Иванова и Альянс цивилизаций Организации Объединенных Наций (АЦООН) в лице высокого представителя Насира Абд аль-Азиза ан-Насера подписали меморандум о взаимопонимании.
12 september 2015
On September 12, 2015, Jurmala, Latvia, hosted the 20th International Conference of the Baltic Forum "The U.S, the EU and Russia — the New Reality" held annually to provide a platform for open expert-level dialogue. The event was attended by RIAC President Igor Ivanov, Director General Andrey Kortunov and Program Manager Natalia Yevtikhevich; Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development and Chairman of Advisory board of the Baltic Forum Igor Yurgens; Army General (Ret.) Vyacheslav Trubnikov, IMEMO Board Member and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary; IMEMO Director Alexander Dynkin (all RIAC Members); as well as other Russian, European, American and Chinese experts, and former and current officials and diplomats.
29 june — 10 july 2015
On June 29 – July 10, 2015, the Department of Culture, Politics and Society of the University of Turin jointly with the Turin World Affairs Institute held a summer school on foreign and domestic policies of China for about 50 undergraduates and postgraduates from top European and Asian universities, who were taught by international experts, diplomats, businessmen and civil society leaders. Representing Russia, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov delivered a series of lectures on Russian-Chinese relations and formation of the global order after the worldwide financial crisis in 2008-2009.
29 june — 01 july 2015
On June 29 – July 1, 2015, Moscow became the venue of Civil BRICS Forum held within the official program of Russia’s presidency in the organization to bring together civil society leaders and business and government members engaged in healthcare, education, culture and finances. RIAC was represented by its Program Director Ivan Timofeyev who delivered a report at panel Global Challenges of Today and the Role of BRICS in Maintaining Peace and Security.
29 june 2015
On June 29, 2016, RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeyev was in Berlin at a symposium under project New Responses to Global Challenges to Finance, Energy Security and Climate Change: Cooperation between the U.S.A., Russia, China and India attended by think-tankers from the four countries.
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