Does diplomacy work in today’s aggressive international environment? Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs magazine, took part in a special session, titled «The Universal Diplomat for the 21st Century». The session took place on December 9, within the framework of the VI Moscow Conference on Political Risks and Forecasting «International Uncertainty 2022». Watch the video!
The experts discussed what kind of skills and worldview young analysts and foreign service officials should have against the background of the crumbling international order and security institutions of the second half of the 20th century.
- Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of the “Russia in Global Affairs” Magazine
- Samuel Charap, Senior Political Scientist of RAND Corporation (USA)
- Karin Kneissl, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria and Visiting Professor at the MGIMO University (Austria)
- Konstantin Kolpakov, Chairman of the Council of young diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
VI Moscow Conference on Political Risks and Forecasting «International Uncertainty 2022» was co-organised by the MGIMO Institute for International Studies (IMI MGIMO) and the MGIMO consulting agency «Eurasian Strategies».
The annual conference was dedicated to discussing key international trends shaping the near future. The discussion focused on the evolution of the US-China rivalry, and the challenges it poses to other players: Russia, key EU countries, Turkey, and Central Asian countries.