EVENT: Former Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor S. Ivanov Speaks on U.S.-Russian Relations; April 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

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Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013
From: IERES <ieresgwu@gwu.edu>
Subject: Invitation-Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor S. Ivanov Speaks on U.S.-Russian Relations

IERES – The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

The Changing System of International Relations and Its Impact on U.S.-Russian Relations
Part of IERES’s Eurasian Leadership Series
Igor S. Ivanov
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation
President, Russian International Affairs Council

In this presentation, Igor Ivanov will describe and assess the key drivers of change in the international system of politics. He will then explain how these changes are affecting the evolving U.S.-Russian relationship. The talk will address the key events of the last several months that have defined the broader international context and the particular bilateral relationship between the U.S. and Russia.

Igor S. Ivanov served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1998-2004 and Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, from 2004-2007. Since 2005, he has been a professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). In 2011 he was elected president of the Russian International Affairs Council. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), United Nations Foundation, on the Board of Trustees of the International Crisis Group. Igor S. Ivanov holds the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. He has a Ph.D. in history, and is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has published a number of books and articles on Russian foreign policy and international relations.

Thursday, April 4, 2013
4:00 – 5:30 pm; reception to follow
State Room
1957 E Street NW, 7th floor
Please RSVP at http://go.gwu.edu/Ivanov

This event is on the record

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