On November 9-10, employees of RTU MIREA International Relations Department took part in the Scientific and Methodological Symposium on the Partnership of Educational Organizations timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The organizers of the Symposium were the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia together with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and with the support of the CIS Executive Committee, the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation of the CIS Member States.
Over a hundred representatives of educational organizations maintain interuniversity partnerships in the territory of the Commonwealth of Independent States attended the event. During the event, reports and presentations were heard and panel discussions held on the topics named below:
The main areas for the interuniversity partnerships in the Commonwealth of Independent States;
- Contribution of the specialized organizations of the CIS and the CIS Network University to the improvement and development of the educational and research potential of the universities of the Commonwealth;
- Direct partnerships between universities of the CIS member states aimed at the development of interregional and cross-border cooperation with the neighboring countries;
- The role of the Russian national (Slavic) universities, branches of universities, joint educational institutions in the development of the cultural and humanitarian space of the co-founder state;
- Ensuring the recognition of higher education and (or) qualifications obtained in the CIS member states is a driving force for the strengthening and development of interuniversity partnerships in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The Symposium ended with the adoption of a final document designed to improve the efficiency of direct partnership between educational institutions of the CIS member states in culture, education, science, sports, tourism and youth work by improving approaches to its implementation.