Latin America and the Caribbean // Events
03 october 2015
On October 3, 2015, RIAC used the platform of the 2nd international forum "Russia and Ibero-America in a Globalizing World: History and Modernity" held at St. Petersburg State University to present its report "Russia-Mexico Relations: Traditional Basics and Imperatives for Renovation" produced by Director of RAS Institute for Latin American Studies Vladimir Davydov and Ambassador Valery Morozov, both RIAC experts, who familiarized the audience with the key points of the paper.
14 april 2015
On April 14, 2015, Russian International Affairs Council held the roundtable "Russia-Mexico: 125 Years of Partnership" at Russia Today international multimedia press center. This year Russia and Mexico celebrate the 125th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations, while changes in the world order require the traditional cooperation pattern to be augmented by infusion of fresh content. Moscow and Mexico City share the desire to make the system of international relations more democratic, open and just, and are interested in strengthening security and stability in Asia-Pacific. At the same time, the two countries differ on some issues, including Ukraine. However, common challenges in economic development, migration and countering drug trade may become a solid basis for bilateral cooperation. As country staying away from anti-Russian sanctions, Mexico may become the inlet to the Latin American market through the Pacific Alliance and to the North American market through the NAFTA.
14 april 2015
2015 marks the 125th anniversary of Russian–Mexican relations. In today’s changing world order, traditional cooperation requires new impetus and new content. On April 14, 2015, IIA "Russia Today" and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) will host the Roundtable “Russia–Mexico: 125 Years of Diplomatic Relations”.
27 february 2015
On February 27, 2015, RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov and Ambassador Valery Morozov, a RIAC expert, took part in the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum to present RIAC's report "Russia-Mexico Relations: Traditional Basics and Imperatives for Renovation" at the session on Russia's relations with Latin America. The event was attended by heads of Latin American missions including those from the Pacific Alliance, as well as members of the Krasnoyarsk Area administration, business community and civil society engaged in promotion of Russia's interests in the region.
30 september 2014
On September 30, 2014, the Russian International Affairs Council and the Mexican Embassy in Moscow held a roundtable "Russia and Pacific Alliance: Opportunities for Expanded Cooperation" which focused on the structure and goals of the Alliance, as well as on the integration processes.
01 october 2013
On September 28, RIAC member Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs magazine, read a lecture at conference "Russia and Ibero-America in a Globalized World" held by St. Petersburg State University. Dr. Lukyanov underlined the role of RIAC in foreign affairs research in Russia and noted that the UN Security Council resolution on Syria of September 28, 2013 has laid the foundation for a new period in the history of international relations that could be qualified as "return of grand diplomacy", which has changed the End of History following the Cold War, as worded by Francis Fukuyama.
10 april 2013
Analytical reports and projects of the Russian International Affairs Council have triggered keen interest in the Cuban foreign policy community. On April 9, Cuban Embassy in Moscow hosted RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeev who met Jorge Casals Llano, Pro-Rector of the Higher School on Foreign Relations, and Jose Fernandez del Rio, Cuban Embassy Counselor on Trade and Economy. The School’s research is focused on global processes and issues, i.e. the subject also covered by scores of RIAC’s analytical works, which provides a platform for bilateral cooperation.
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