The Second Plenary Meeting of the Worldwide Forum II of the Foreign Graduates of the Russian (Soviet) Higher Educational Institutions
On October 3, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the assembly hall of the main corpus of the Moscow State University (MSU) at Vorobyovy Gory the Second Plenary Meeting of the Worldwide Forum of the graduates from the Russian (Soviet) higher educational institutions was opened.
The meeting was conducted by MSU rector Viktor Sadovnichy. Within the meeting the reports on the work results of the following breakup groups were heard:
"The topical problems of organization of the foreign citizens education in the Russian higher educational institutions, upgrading professional skills of the graduates from the Russian (Soviet) higher educational institutions",
"The problems of the foreign citizens admission to the Russian higher educational institutions and upgrading professional skills of the graduates from the Russian (Soviet) higher educational organizations",
"The development of cooperation with the national associations of the Russian (Soviet) higher educational institutions",
"The Russian language in the countries of the world"
"Business cooperation between the graduates from the Russian (Soviet) higher educational institutions and their associations and the Russian Federation and other CIS countries".
These breakup groups worked on October 2 in the People's Friendshio University of Russia (PFUR), MSU and the Institute of the Russian Language named after Pushkin. Then Kostomarov V.G., President of International Coordinating Council "Inkorvuz - XXI", Nikonov V.M., executive board director of the fund "Russian World" and the representatives of the foreign delegations (from Finnland, Chech Republic, Nepal) spoke.
During a coffee break, as well as before the meeting beginning in the conference hall foyer the participants and visitors of the Forum with interest got acquainted with the work of our system, willingly took pictures on a background of the big screen where the information-analytical system "The Russian Education for Foreign Citizens" was demonstrated. There were expressed wishes on creating the system versions in German, Japanese, Vietnamese and other languages.
The Forum continued by the speeches of the representatives of the foreign delegations from Brasil, Mali, Egypt, Byelorussia and Albania. After the discussion and accepting of the final Forum document Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Fursenko A. made his closing speech. The Forum closing was celebrated with a state reception for the participants and guests in the name of the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.