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Seminar on Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Space and CIS Policy

... presentation of the report International Crisis Group report “Digging out of Deadlock in Nagorno-Karabakh” by Olesya Vartanyan and Zaur Shiriyev. On 3 March 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council hosted a closed experts seminar on the theme “Conflicts in the Post-Soviet space and CIS policy”. The event began with a presentation by Igor Okunev, Director of the Center of Spatial Analysis in International Relations of the MGIMO University, on the theme of “Russia’s geopolitical code”....


The UN and Interntional Conflict Resolution. A Lecture by Robert H. Serry at RIAC

... Nations in conflict resolution, from its origins until the current crisis of confidence it experiences On February 21, the Russian Council of International Affairs had the pleasure to welcome Robert H. Serry for a lecture on the UN and international conflicts resolution. The event was attended by several experts and students who got the opportunity to hear about the former experiences of the Dutch diplomat in the sphere of conflict management on behalf of NATO, as UN Envoy on the Palestinian-Israeli ...


A New Security Architecture for the Middle East?

he Arab Spring, armed conflicts and diplomatic crises, revolutions and coups, having stunned the international community at first, were provided with so many explanations later that they came to be seen as perfectly logical and even as the only possible outcome of undercover ...


How to Make Peace in Ukraine Five Years After Minsk II

... resolution experience accumulated in Europe. Ekaterina Chimiris: Russia-Ukraine Relations 2020: Equation With Many Variables. A View from Russia Why South Tyrol? European history knows many examples of how complex territorial, ethnic, confessional and other conflicts can last for many years and even decades without any clear prospects for a “final” solution. Take, for instance, the Armenian-Azeri dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh or the Serbia-Kosovo unfinished divorce. On the other hand, there are also ...


Protracted Asymmetric Geopolitical Conflict

Since neither Russia nor China can countervail the US-led Western alliance on its own, a closer equation is needed between the two Each of us has his own definition of “geo-history”, and mine is the interface of the “geopolitical” and the “world-historical.” We are marked by two anniversaries, that of the start of WW II in 1939 and its end in 1945. Fascism was a unique regime of terror, with a strategy of unbridled ‘exterminism’ and therefore constituted a unique political evil in world history...


In Moscow RIAC and Institut Montaigne (France) Discuss the Ukrainian and Syrian Settlement

The event was held in the framework of cooperation between the two organizations in a series of seminars. On April 17, 2019 in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Institut Montaigne (France) and with the assistance of the Embassy of the French Republic in the Russian Federation held an international seminar "Conflict Resolution in Syria and Ukraine: Russian and French Approaches". The event was held in the framework of cooperation between the two organizations...


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 meeting with Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations...


RIAC and ICC hold seminar on “Armed Conflict Resolution in the XXI Century”

... for the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf region (2014–2017), was a special guest speaker. The seminar discussed possible ways to resolve international crises, the role of international organizations, as well as minimizing the risks of armed conflicts. Olga Oliker, Program Director for Europe and Central Asia, also made a speech on the part of the International Crisis Group. The meeting was attended by Russian experts in international law, journalists, and students. Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director ...


How to Resolve an Armed Conflict? RIAC and International Crisis Group Seminar

... modern world. On February 18, 2019, at 16:30, Russian International Affairs Council holds an open seminar on the origin and resolution of crises in the modern world. Working language: English What ways of resolving international military-political conflicts exist today? What is the role of international organizations in resolving armed conflicts? Is it possible to minimize the risk of armed conflicts and are there effective ways to prevent the "acute" stages of crises? These and other ...


RIAC Hosts International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World»

The conference aimed at initiating an essential discussion on the multi-disciplinary topic among the experts in security and promotion of development, as well as the experts in specific countries and regions coming from Russia, the countries of the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. On December 14-15, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World». The conference was held by the international consortium...


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