A press tour of Polish journalists in the North Caucasus ended on September 17. This trip had been organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund with the support of the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Chechen Republic.
On September 11, a press tour of Polish journalists in the North Caucasus begins. This trip was organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Chechen Republic.
International Center for Advancement of the Russian Language and Culture CENTRUS has announced a call for applications to participate in the International Contest of Russian-Language Websites of Foreign Russian Compatriots RUССКОЕ ЗАRUБЕЖЬЕ-2017.
Applications to attend the School of Media Diplomacy are being accepted. This international project is implemented by Volgograd’s regional NGO for protection of rights and interests of children and youth “The Federation of Children’s Organizations” in cooperation with the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.
The “post-truth” society phenomenon, which refers to a situation when objective facts are less important for development of a public opinion than appeal to emotions and personal beliefs, is one the most urgent topics for a discussion today because it erodes a boundary between facts and fiction, makes it less distinct, writes employee of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Lyana Dymova.
On July 21, International Media School Grozny-2017, organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, REGNUM News Agency and the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Chechen Republic, is ending in the Chechen Republic.
Today is two years since Yevgeny Primakov passed away. Pain, normally, fades away during such period of time and a person recedes into the past, becomes history. However, it is different with Primakov. It is not just that he has not been forgotten, but we continue checking the present against him. International forum “The Primakov Readings” will open in Moscow on June 29. Igor Zubkov and Tatyana Panina write about that in Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
A discussion about principles of work in modern media will be held within the framework of international media school “Grozny 2017”, which will be held on July 16-21 in the capital of the Chechen Republic in the city of Grozny. Organizers of the media school are the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, IA REGNUM and the Ministry of the Chechen Republic for Youth Affairs. Young journalists from Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are invited to attend.
Summer School for Journalists STUDIA BALTICA is taking place in Kaliningrad. The workshop, which was opened in the most western region of Russia for the seventh time, is held with the support of the Gorchakov Fund.
When speaking at workshop “Public Diplomacy in Post-Truth Society”, U.S. Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Bruce Wharton presented a report about modern media as a tool to modify information integrity. Political scientist, member of the Gorchakov Club Dr. Valeria Shatsaya shares her opinion about the report presented by Mr. Wharton.
We will start by saying that it is not necessary to quarrel with U.S. diplomats. We can agree with them, especially if they make philosophical discoveries: the truth as it is (about what is happening in our world) does exist, writes political observer of International News Agency “Russia Today” Dmitry Kosyrev.
The VII International Summer School for young journalists Studia Baltica “Modern Working Methods in Media Space” will take place in Kaliningrad on May 21. Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Center “Russian Baltics” are organizers of the event. The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund will provide financial support to the school.
On January 17, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Sergey Lavrov will summarize results of work of the Foreign Service in 2016.
On December 7, official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova is holding a briefing on current issues of the Russian foreign policy. During her speech, she told representatives of Russian and foreign media about a program of the Gorchakov Fund “Dialogue in the Name of the Future – 2016”.