MPEI at international parliamentary conference "Russia - Africa"


1920 March 2023, the State Duma hosted the Second International Parliamentary Conference “Russia-Africa”.


The event was attended by more than 40 official parliamentary delegations from most African countries, as well as representatives of scientific and educational and expert communities from Russia and African countries, the State Duma members, the heads of federal executive bodies, senators of the Federation Council, the heads of legislative bodies of the Russian Federation, business community representatives.


On MPEI side, the event was attended by Alexander Tarasov Vice-Rector on International Relations.


Within the framework of the Second International Parliamentary Conference "Russia - Africa" there was a round table discussion on "Parliamentary support for cooperation in science and education". Participants discussed the popularization of Russian education in Africa


First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, Ivan Melnikov, reminded all participants that hundreds of thousands of specialists and skilled workers for African countries were trained with the support of the USSR, and he added: "Over the past 13 years, the number of African students studying in Russia has tripled. At the same time, all these figures should be perceived only as a starting point".


2023 is a jubilee year for MPEI. This year marks 60 years of training African students at MPEI. Over these years, MPEI has trained about 700 specialists for African countries.


In the academic year 2022/23, students from 17 African countries will study at MPEI. In 2021, MPEI joined the Russian-African Network University (RAFU).


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