Summer School in New York 2013

June 29–30

Три лучшие недели лета. Летняя школа МГИМО в Нью-Йорке

C 29 июня по 21 июля 2013 года в Нью-Йорке проходила летняя сессия школы для студентов МГИМО и других вузов, организованная Юрием Смирновым, директором фонда «Дни России». Почти за месяц, проведенный в американском мегаполисе, нам удалось встретиться и поговорить со многими влиятельными людьми: политиками, журналистами, бизнесменами и учеными.

Arriving, transfer, accommodation

Welcome to New York Tour

July 1

Introductory meeting

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder

July 2

Role of U.S. Financial Regulation and the Global Economic Crisis: Cause and Response

  • U.S. Banking and capital markets
  • Derivatives, commodities and electronic trading
  • Hedge Fund and private advisor regulation
  • Financial fraud: government oversight and enforcement

John P. Drohan III, Esq.

Partner, Drohan Lee LLP

July 3

Prospect of Ethnic and Cultural Diasporas in the US and their relations with countries of Origin

July 4

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Andrey Evgenievich Pugaev

Senior Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York

Ilya V. Uvarov

Consul, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York

July 5

U.S.-Russian Relations: What comes After the Reset?

Thomas Graham

Senior Director, Kissinger Associates Inc.
Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia on the National Security Council Staff

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

July 8

New York City: lecture and tour

  • Mayor Office
  • Police Departments/Precincts
  • Fire Departments
  • Municipal Offices

Ronald Cohen

Director of Special Events for Mayor Bloomberg's office

July 9

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: lecture and tour

  • Federal Reserve System
  • FRBNY – who we are?
  • Monetary policy/Implementation - Observations
  • Crisis reflections

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

July 10

Development of International Law: United Nations Headquarters perspective; Audio-Visual Library

Vladimir V. Rudnitsky

International Law, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs UN

Meeting with SUNY program students

Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

Director of Academic Affairs, SUNY Levin Institute

July 11

American legal system

  • the process to become a lawyer
  • what it is to be a lawyer

Mario DeMarco, Esq.

Law Offices of Mario DeMarco, P.C.

UN Press Office, UN Tour

Martin Nesirky

Press-Secretary for Secretary General of the United Nations UN Tour

Konstantin Degtyarev

Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Russian Federation to the UN

July 12

American press

  • The goals and operation of the American press.
  • Investigative reporting and journalistic ethics.
  • How Americans cover Russia.
  • The connection between journalists and social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

Maria Sanminiatelli

The Associated Press

International Regional Editor, North America

July 15

US Environmental regulations

  • Overview of US Environmental regulations-Comparing/contrasting federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Overview of all federal regulations then be compared to NY state and local (NYC) regulations to illustrate different authorities and enforcement.

Christopher Miller

President of FTE Consultants, LLC

Bloomberg News Tour

Karen Amanda Toulon

New York Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

July 16

Internal Justice in United Nations

Andrei D. Terekhov

Former Executive Director, Office of Administration of Justice, United Nations

UK mission to the UN briefing

Doug Benedict

First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the UN

July 17

Corporate management and secrets of career growth in international business

Aleksey Ozerov

Vice President, Polet Airlines Group of Companies

July 18

Academic science, biotech and society interplay: American model

Irina Stavrovskaya

Research Scientist, Harvard University

NY1 TV meeting and tour

Budd Mishkin

NY1 News Correspondent, "One on 1 with Budd Mishkin"

July 19

Cyber Operations: A review of the past, current trends, and a guided discussion on the future of Cyber Operations.

Brief history of the cyber domain and host a guided discussion on the future of Cyber Operations - exploring impacts that may range from cyber fraud to cyber warfare. Oscar's discussion will be based on lessons from working with leading global financial institutions and the US military.

Oscar Sierra

Cyber consultant with one of the world's leading management consulting firms.

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder