ASU Takes Part in the Meeting of the Coordinating Committee of the UNESCO Chairs in Russia
The key issue of the online meeting was to discuss the applications for establishment of chairs, submitted by a few universities of Russia.
Rector of Astrakhan State University Konstantin Markelov, who is the head of the ASU UNESCO Chair and a member of the Coordinating Committee of UNESCO Chairs, has joined the online platform.
The meeting participants considered six applications for establishment of chairs in such Russian universities as the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Yugra State University, Tomsk State Pedagogical University, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Kursk State Medical University and MIREA — Russian Technological University.
Upon decision of the committee, two applications were selected for submission to the UNESCO Secretariat. They imply the creation of UNESCO Chairs “Indigenous peoples in the Context of Globalization” (Yugra State University) and “Ensuring Socio-economic Development and Conservation of Biodiversity” (Plekhanov Russian University of Economics).