International scientific-practical conference "Role of public diplomacy in the development of Russian-Vietnamese relations"
Within the framework of the Cross Year of Russia and Vietnam, the International Scientific and Practical Conference "The Role of People's Diplomacy in the Development of Russian-Vietnamese Relations", organized by the Society of Russian-Vietnamese Friendship (SVFR) with the support of the Federal Agency of Rossotrudnichestvo with the participation of representatives of government agencies and institutions, public organizations, the Society of Vietnamese-Russian Friendship (SVFR) and the professional community of the two countries, was held on October 20, 2020 in online format. Employees of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Hanoi (RCSC) also became on-line participants of the conference.
The event is timed to the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on the Foundations of Friendly Relations between Russia and Vietnam and is implemented with the use of a grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society.
At the opening ceremony, V.P. Buyanov, the Chairman of the Department of Internal Affairs; Chien Quoc Khan, the Permanent Deputy Chairman of the Department of Internal Affairs; S.V. Buyanov, the Director of the Department of Relations with the subjects of the Federation, Parliament and public associations of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs made welcoming speeches. Grigoriev; Chairman of Vietnamese Union of Friendship Societies (VSOD) Nguyen Phuong Nga; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam in Russia Ngo Duc Man; Chairman of the Presidium of RAMS, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy S.V. Kalashnikov; Deputy Chairman of St. Petersburg Committee on Foreign Relations, Head of the Department of Information and Relations with International Organizations V.G. Kalganov.