The Gorchakov Fund and Russian Institute for Strategic Studies agreed on cooperation

23 December 2015

On December 23, Agreement on Cooperation between the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund and Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS) was signed.


Executive Director of RISS Leonid Reshetnikov and Executive Director of the Gorchakov Fund Leonid Drachevsky took part in a signing ceremony.


The parties agreed on providing information and administrative support to each other, participate in joint projects for the purpose of expansion of international relations and creation of environment for a free exchange of opinions on the issues of foreign affairs. Areas of cooperation in that field will include social, scientific, cultural and educational programs.


Support provided by the Gorchakov Fund and RISS to development of international ties among non-governmental organizations, cooperation on advancement of intellectual, cultural, scientific and business potential of Russia abroad and creation of a favorable image of our country is deemed important.

The parties confirmed their commitment to exchange of experience in different scientific and research areas and holding joint research studies.