Winter School in New York 2014

Jan 24

Короткий отчёт. Зимняя школа в Нью-Йорке 2014.

С 24 января по 8 февраля группа студентов МГИМО посещала «Зимнюю школу в Нью-Йорке», организуемую Фондом «Дни России» совместно с МГИМО. Двухнедельная программа школы предусматривала встречи и обмен мнениями с работающими в Нью-Йорке российскими дипломатами и специалистами-международниками…

Arriving, transfer, accommodation

Jan 25

Introductory meeting

Yuri Smirnov

President of Days of Russia Foundation, Program Founder

Jan 26

Welcome to New York Tour

6 hours bus and walk tour with Russian speaking guide.

Jan 27

Welcome address

William Barry

University Director at the City University of New York

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

Vladimir V. Rudnitsky, Ph.D.

International Law, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs UN

Meeting: 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

Jan 28

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

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Anatoly Kargapolov

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

Jan 29

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

A 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. Michael's discussion will be based on lessons from working with leading global financial institutions and the US military.

Michael Hallinan

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

UK mission to the UN briefing

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

Jan 30

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

Eugene V. Zubkov, M.D., MSW

Federal Reserve Bank of New York — tour and lecture

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

Eric Pajonk

Media Relations Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Jan 31

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.

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

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

Feb 1

Washington DC Tour

6 hours bus and walk tour with Russian speaking guide

Feb 3

The United Nations and the changing World

Aleksandr Ilitchev

Senior Officer, Department of Political Affairs, UN

UN Press Office

Martin Nesirky

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

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

Feb 4

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

New York Stock Exchange lecture and tour

Steven Wheeler

Director of Archives, Corporate Giving and Education for the Corporate Responsibility Group of NYSE Euronext

Feb 7

New York City: lecture and tour

Ronald Cohen

Director of Special Events for Mayor of New York City office, Office of the Mayor

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder

Feb 8

Departure