Summer School in New York 2014

June 28

Arriving JFK, accommodation

June 29

Жаркое лето в Нью-Йорке

C 28 июня по 19 июля группа студентов и аспирантов прошла стажировку в «Летней школе в Нью-Йорке», организуемой совместно фондом «Дни России» и МГИМО. Трехнедельная программа школы предусматривала встречи и обмен мнениями с работающими в Нью-Йорке российскими дипломатами и специалистами-международниками, с международными чиновниками, представителями американских деловых кругов, политиками, адвокатами, экспертами в сфере международного права, журналистами…

Introductory meeting

Yuri Smirnov

President of Days of Russia Foundation, Program Founder

Welcome to New York tour

June 30

Prospect of ethnic and cultural diasporas in the US and their relations with countries of origin

UN Press Office

Mr. Stephane Dujarric

Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations

July 1

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

French Mission to the UN Briefing: acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

Mr. Frédéric Jung

Spokesperson of the French Mission,
Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations

July 2

Meeting with SUNY program students

Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

Director of Academic Affairs, SUNY Levin Institute

July 3

Conception of Security – American View

  • Corporate America: reciprocity between culture, climate and security in accordance to the best industry standards.
  • Psychological aspects of business communications and socially-psychological training.
  • Open discussion

Michael Viatkine, CFC, CPP

CEO/Founder of BJM Consulting Associates LLC.,
Security Consultant for Tiffany & Co. in the Russian Federation,
Former Corporate Director of Store Planning and Security at De Beers in the USA.

July 4

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Anatoly Kargapolov

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

July 7

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

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 8

Space exploration and other global challenges at the United Nations

Andrei D. Terekhov

International Legal Expert,
Former Executive Director, Office of Administration of Justice, United Nations

July 9

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.

Tom Kent

Deputy Managing Editor for Standards and Production of The Associated Press

July 10

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.

July 11

Russia's role in United Nations

Mr. Evgeny T. Zagaynov

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations

July 12

Washington DC Tour

July 14

The United Nations and the changing World

Aleksandr Ilitchev

Senior Officer, Department of Political Affairs, UN

July 15

US mission to the UN (USUN) briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

Christopher T. Zimmer

Adviser, Permanent mission of the United States to the United Nations

Millie Meyers

Director of Special Projects
Press/Public Diplomacy, US mission to the UN

July 16

Welcome address, The City University of New York (CUNY)

William Barry

University Director at the City University of New York

July 17

Sojourns in the commercial Real Estate Capital Market
Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the cycle

Aaron Jaffe

Senior Vice President, Real Estate Credit Risk Management
Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale)

Greg Sinclair

Real Estate private equity and investment banking

Sean Gormley

CRM Real Estate / Syndications
Helaba (Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale)

NY1 TV meeting and tour

Budd Mishkin

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

July 18

UK mission to the UN briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda, including the Security Council reform, conflict-settlement, peacekeeping, disarmament, etc.

Mark O'Reilly

Head of the Sahel Team,
Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder