Post provided by Professor Dimitri Spivak, UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue

On 5 June, 2020, the Chair took part at a National Web Conference entitled Cooperation of UNESCO Chairs for Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development.

The conference was held at the facilities of Peter the Great State Polytechnical University in St.Petersburg, Russia, and gathered about 70 participants from all of the country.

The conference started with introductory remarks by Ms. I.Nichanian and G.Ordzhonikidze, who represented respectedly UNESCO headquarters, and Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.

Our UNESCO  Chair was represented by M.Stepanov, Academic Secretary, who gave an invited plenary talk dedicated to ‘Intercultural Dialogue in Digitalized World’, which was co-authored by A.Venkova, deputy Chair, and D.Spivak, Chair.

Mr G. Ordzhonikidze giving his introductory speech
(Photo by M Stepanov)