The Gorchakov Fund took part in an official opening ceremony of the VII Public Diplomatic Corps in Moscow

04 April 2016

On April 4, the VII Educational Seminar on Development of International Youth Cooperation and Public Diplomacy “Public Diplomatic Corps: towards Festival – 2017” was opened at the Civil Chamber of the Russian Federation.


Attendees were welcomed by Deputy Executive Director of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Roman Grishenin, Chairman of the National Youth Council of Russia Grigory Petushkov, Chair of the Commission for Development of Public Diplomacy and Support for Compatriots Abroad of the Civic Chamber Yelena Sutomrina, Executive Secretary of the Parliamentary Assembly of Belarus and Russia Vladimir Aksenov, Head of International Activities Department of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Olga Yevko, Head of Administration for Humanitarian Cooperation and Youth Policy of Rossotrudnichestvo Pavel Zhuravlev, and Executive Director of Russkiy Mir Foundation Vladimir Kochin.


50 representatives of youth public organizations from the regions of Russia, neighboring countries and beyond, and Russian compatriots living abroad became participants of the seminar.


The VII Educational Seminar will be completed on April 8. Its program includes a series of lectures at the premises of MGIMO (U) under the MFA of Russia. On April 6, the participants of the forum will be hosted by parliamentarians – representatives of the Committee for Physical Training, Sports and Youth and the Committee for Foreign Affairs, and by members of the Youth Parliament under the State Duma and the Chamber of Young Legislators under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia.

A full text of the article in Russian can be found here