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RIAC at a Meeting with the UNDP Assistant Administrator

On March 19, 2019, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Moscow and Russian experts had a meeting with Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of UNDP, and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, and Rastislav Vrbensky, Deputy Director On March 19, 2019, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Moscow and Russian experts had a ...

20.03.2019

A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

A man's ego is the fountainhead of human progress. Ayn Rand, author of “The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism” Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde The modern conservative is engaged ...

13.03.2019

Two Cyber Resolutions Are Better Than None

... extreme weather events, natural disasters and the effects of climate change. Moreover, experts offer pessimistic forecasts: in 2019, the risks will only increase as a result of the lack of collective will and the growing divisions in the global community. Clearly, the issue of international information security (IIS) today is not just pressing, but burning. The problem is relevant to virtually all participants in international relations and requires a political solution. At the same time, Russia ...

26.02.2019

The European Decalogue and the Middle Eastern Duodecim

The Middle East is in a much more complicated and difficult situation now than Europe was back in 1975, and it appears that replicating the Helsinki Decalogue in the region would be unproductive Today’s world is awash with ideas and proposals on how to stabilize the situation in the troubled Middle East. Since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, numerous groups of politicians, analysts, public figures and journalists ...

27.12.2018

Entering 2019: Challenges and Opportunities

The greatest challenge of our times is a deficit of solidarity between nation states, including those of them, which are entrusted by the United Nations Charter with a special responsibility to maintain global peace and security Reflecting on problems of 2018 and on challenges of 2019, it is tempting to point at the current US Administration as the greatest international problem of today....

20.12.2018

Crimea and Punishment

Franco-Russian Conversation with Andrey Kortunov and Michel Duclos On 25 November, Russia seized 24 Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, which connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. It is the first open clash between the two countries since 2014. What does this mean? Will it escalate? ...

06.12.2018

Opportunities for Cooperation with UNITAR Discussed at RIAC

On November 21, 2018, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, met with Rabih El-Haddad, Director of Division for Multilateral Diplomacy at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and Philip Ober, Deputy Program Manager of the department. On November 21, 2018, Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, met with Rabih El-Haddad, Director of Division for Multilateral ...

23.11.2018

Syrian Opposition in Moscow: Keeping the Political Settlement Train on the Right Track

... According to the statement following the meetings, the Russian side reaffirmed its commitment to sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syria, as well as its focus on effective promotion of an inclusive inter-Syrian dialogue based on the UN Security Council Resolution 2254, as well as the decisions of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. On October 26, a delegation of the Syrian High Negotiations Committee headed by Nasr al-Hariri arrived in Moscow and was received at the ...

30.10.2018

Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?

On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine Conflict - Will UN Peacekeeping Mission Be Created?" that involves representatives from Germany, Russia, and Ukraine On August 14-17, Accademia Konrad Adenauer and "Villa Collina" (Italy) welcome international expert meeting "Russia-Ukraine Conflict ...

15.08.2018
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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