UN Information Center in Moscow organized a traditional meeting of the universities – memebrs of the MoU network. 25 representatives of various organizations – MFA of Russia, UNHQ, UNOV, UNOG, FAO, ESCAP and representatives of partner universities took part in this mixed format meeting. SCIT was represented by Director Irina Alexeeva and Deputy Director Angelique Antonova.
The guests were welcomed by Vladimir Kuznetsov, UN Center Director. Mikhail Barilovich, Deputy Director of the MFA Department of Linguistic Support, spoke about the new tendencies and prospects in interpreters’ work in the Russian MFA. Heads of the UN linguistic services and representaties of FAO and ESCAP joined the discussion and shared their vision of how to maximize the effectiveness of MoU, what forms of work need fostering in the cooperation of the MoU universities and international organizations. University representatives presented their reports of the activities carried under the MoU in 2020-2022. All present were genuinely involved in the discussions and took an active part in planning the activities for the next year.