16 march 2017
Andrey Kortunov met with the Director General of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
On March 16, 2017 Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with the representatives of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria.
IIASA delegation included Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Anastasia Stepanova, Eurasian Project Manager and Research Scholar, and Sergey Sizov, LLM, Science Diplomacy Officer. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Liudmila Filippova, RIAC Program Manager for the Arctic and Asia Pacific.
The parties discussed prospects for cooperation between the analytical centres in various areas. Special attention was given to integration in Eurasia and international cooperation in the Arctic.
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is a scientific research institute located in Laxenburg, near Vienna, Austria. Founded in 1972, the IIASA conducts policy-oriented research into problems of a global nature that are too large or too complex to be solved by a single country or academic discipline. The IIASA mission is to provide insights and guidance to policymakers worldwide by finding solutions to global and universal problems through applied systems analysis in order to improve human and social wellbeing and protect the environment. Twenty-four countries, representing over 65% of the world’s population and 71% of the world’s economy, are members of the IIASA. Over 3,000 scholars and over 650 partner institutions in over 65 countries take part in the IIASA’s research.