Winter School in New York 2017

Jan 26

“Зимняя школа в Нью-Йорке” учит понимать, а не нагнетать

Мировой жандарм, судья, супердержава, гегемон, последний оплот демократии и т.д., — как только их не называют. У одних они вызывают восторг, у других — осуждение, то есть только сильные эмоции, но — никогда не равнодушие…

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

William Barry

University Director at the City University of New York

Jan 27

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

Russia's role in United Nations

Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin

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

Jan 30

UN Press Office

Mr. Stephane Dujarric

Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations

Jan 31

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

Bloomberg News

Oscar C. Somarriba

News Administrator, Bloomberg News Americas

Sarah Kopit

News Administrator, Bloomberg News Americas

Feb 1

New York State Supreme Court tour and lecture: NY court system

  • Observe the proceeding of Jurors selection;
  • Observe the current civil trial proceeding;
  • Meeting with Judge Ling-Cohan

Doris Ling-Cohan


Rebecca Wohl, Esq.

Assistant Law Clerk to Justice Doris Ling-Cohan

Yasmin Beydoun

Court Tour Director

Tax system

  • Overview of the accounting and tax industry in the United States, including various career paths
  • High level overview of the US tax system, including key international tax principles

Victoria Fayfman, Esq.

Managing Director, International Tax Services, Fayfman & Associates LLC

Feb 2


Joyce Moy

Executive Director, The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI)

Feb 3

The Power of Image

Dr. Roger von Hanwehr

Ex-defense-sector executive. Multi-industry experience: space defense, alternative energy, natural resources exploitation, nanotechnology and NBC defense

General functions of Consular offices of Russia

Denis A. Klyukin

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

Feb 6

US Mission to the UN (USUN) briefing

Acute topics on the UN agenda

Kevin Lynch

Foreign service officer

Associated Press (AP)

John Daniszewski

Top Editor and Vice President at The Associated Press

Feb 7

Networking and Mentoring American Style

Dr. Maryalice Mazzara

Director of Educational Programs, Office of Global Affairs, The SUNY Global Center, The State University of New York

Diploma handling

Yuri Smirnov

President, Days of Russia Foundation,
Program Founder