Russia was represented by RUDN University. The delegation was headed by Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international activity. RUDN Rector Vladimir Filippov addressed the Forum saying «We constantly observe the activities of our graduates. I am grateful to those who initiated the I Forum in Panama, which gathered graduates from 10 countries. We understand that associations are important both for your countries and Russian universities».
The forum became a platform for exchange of opinions on the situation in the Russian education. Participants noted the great contribution of RUDN University to training specialists for Latin America.
RUDN renewed contacts with graduates and signed four cooperation agreements with Alumni Associations of Dominican Republic, Panama, Ecuador and Columbia, as well as cooperation agreement with Valparaiso University. RUDN delegation also visited Brazil to meet rectors of the leading universities and sign a number of agreements on cooperation, academic exchange and protocols of intentions.
On February 19, in 2017, Nikolai Sergeyevich Prostakov would have turned 100 years old.
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2 March, RUDN chose the King of Africa or Mister RUDN Association of African students – Zim Sankvella (SAR), first-year student of the Agrarian and Technological Institute who won over students from Cameroon, Chad, Namibia, Angola, Ethiopia and SAR. Vice-Mister was Binga Medesh (Angola), third place was taken by Naftalu Kuume (Namibia).