Professor of the RUDN University Andrey Kaprin elected President of the Association of Directors of Oncology and Radiology Centers of the CIS and Eurasia
The Association was established in 1996, on the initiative of the great scientist, renowned oncologist, academician N.N. Trapeznikov, and unites all the leading cancer centers of the CIS and Eurasia. The main goal is to develop international cooperation in the field of oncology between the leading cancer centers, aimed at developing and implementing joint national and international programs and projects.
Speaking to the Board of directors, Andrei Kaprin said: "Now in many countries that are represented in our Association, oncology is of highest priority of the leaders of these countries. Our common goal is to ensure effective implementation of national cancer control plans that will increase the availability of innovative technologies in the treatment of cancer, such as nuclear medicine and personalized therapy. We must adhere to the principle of openness and democracy in the work of the Association, because only by combining our joint efforts, we will be able to bring the work of the oncological service to a fundamentally new highest level. "
April 13, 2022, at a meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in New York, Professor Aslan Abashidze, Head of the Department of International Law of RUDN Institute of Law was elected member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the fourth time for four year (2023-2026).
On November 9, iHerb, the world’s largest retailer of vitamins, food supplements and healthy lifestyle products, signed an agreement with RUDN University, one of the leading Russian universities, on creating an International Innovation Research Center for Quality Control and Expert Research of Dietary Supplements. The agreement was signed by General Director of iHerb Russia Ilya Mikin and the Rector of RUDN University Oleg Yastrebov.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and the Federal Reserve Center of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia signed a cooperation agreement. The partnership is aimed at achieving the indicators, objectives and results of the federal project “Conservation of biological diversity and development of ecological tourism” of the national project “Ecology”, including creating a staff training system for the protected areas of the Russian Federation.