Foreign students visited the Gorchakov Fund as part of the School “Global Challenges 2019”

13 August 2019

On August 13, a delegation of the International Summer School “Global Challenges 2019” visited the Gorchakov Fund. Expert Andrey Gorbunov told the participants about the Gorchakov Fund, the role of public diplomacy in modern politics and representation of the image of Russian abroad.

On August 5-22, 2019 the annual International Summer School “Global Challenges 2019” for students from foreign colleges and universities is taking place at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund is a long standing partner of the event.

The summer school focuses on global challenges, including political and economic problems and issues of security, which form and reconfigure the architecture of the international system. Its main goal is to analyze and understand the policy and strategic frameworks, which define geopolitical, economic and international development and strategies of the world superpowers.

The curriculum includes lectures on history and culture of Russia, international relations, economics, classes of the Russian language, a cultural program with visits to the Center of History of Russian Diplomatic Service under MFA of Russia, the United Nations Information Center and other organizations. On August 20-21, 2019 the attendees of the school will take part in the International Student Conference with the participation of the EU's Moscow Delegation.