Russian Language Policy Conference

unesco1116-4Dr. Mohamed Elguindy participated at a round-table and high level meetin in Moscow discussing “The Language Policy of the Russian Federation and the Russian language in the World”. The event was held at ITAR-TASS News Agency in cooperation with Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Russian Committee of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, and Interregional Library Cooperation Centre in Moscow. Among the participant were:

Evgeny KUZMIN, Deputy Chair, Intergovernmental Council, UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP), Lyudmila VERBITSKAYA, President, Russian Academy of Education; President, St. Petersburg State University, Veniamin KAGANOV, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation; Member, Council on the Russian Language under the Government of the Russian Federation, Pavel ZOTOV, Advisor to Director General, ITAR-TASS News Agency (Moscow), Eleonora MITROFANOVA, Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Moscow), Vladimir GRIGORIEV, Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications (Moscow), Olga KASHIRINA, Advisor to Head, Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Moscow), Boyan RADOYKOV, Head, Section for Universal Access and Preservation, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO (Paris, UNESCO).

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