The Russian Public Council for international cooperation and public diplomacy
This expert and consultative body affiliated with the Civic Chamber was founded in 2012 by the RF CC Council for consolidation of NGO’s and other civil society’s organized institutions’ efforts facilitating realization of Russia’s international initiatives, implementation of joint international projects and events; and elaboration of recommendations for the authorities on actual issues of Russia’s foreign policy.
Meetings of the Russian Council take place on regular basis and concern the most topical issues on Russia’s foreign policy agenda. Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and UN Deputy Secretary General Sergey Ordzhonikidze is Head of the new structure.
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