The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly promotes the Implementation of UNESCO Programs

06/02/2024 10:36

January 25, 2024 at the Faculty of Global Processes of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, a joint meeting of the Russian committees for the UNESCO programs “Management of Social Transformations (MOST)” and “Bioethics” under the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO took place.

Among the participants in the scientific meeting were: General Director of the Institute for Economic Strategies, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, RAS expert, Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Alexander Ageev, Chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats, Ambassador at Large of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Member of the Supreme Advisory Council of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Igor Khalevinsky and Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Professor, PhD in Economics Yulia Petrova.

The meeting discussed the results of participation in the session of the UNESCO General Conference, the meeting of the Russian Commission for UNESCO, the V UNESCO School for the MOST and Bioethics programs on the topic: “Human security as a global problem” and other issues.

“This year is the year of the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's accession to UNESCO,” Yulia Petrova recalled the story. She spoke about the activities and projects of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly - about preparations for the Altai Forum, about our active participation in the Catherine Forum. “I was pleased that my colleagues highly appreciated our participation in the 2022 International Forum in Kazan for the 50th anniversary of the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.”

At the meeting, experts raised topical issues of modern education, including how to maintain morality and ethics when using distance learning technologies and artificial intelligence.

“A decision was made to strengthen the interdepartmental coordination of our committees,” said Yulia Petrova, “And it is very good that in 2023 an expert council was established to prepare for the session of the World Heritage Committee on Heritage Management in Russia. Important questions will be raised here - how to train specialists in heritage management? How to more actively involve the corps of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors?”

The Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly noted that colleagues from academic circles emphasized the importance of intensifying work on preparing projects in science diplomacy, which is one of the priorities of the International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations.

The event ended with friendly communication dedicated to Tatyana’s Day - the Day of Russian Students and the 269th anniversary of the establishment of Moscow University.