Dmitriy Kobitskiy Met with Administration and Students of Herzen University
19 April 2023
Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council Dmitriy Kobitskiy visited the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. During the meeting with Rector of the University Sergey Tarasov joint projects and prospects for cooperation were discussed.
The organizations are now preparing for the International Forum “St. Petersburg – the Parliamentary Capital of the Commonwealth” to be held on 18-19 May 2023. One of the venues of the forum, along with the IPA CIS headquarters and the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, will be the Herzen University, where the round table “Youth parliamentarism – a school of the formation of legal and political culture of youth” will also take place.
Dmitriy Kobitskiy visited the Technopark of Universal Pedagogical Competences where students perform laboratory works, create and test authored educational products.
Guests from the IPA CIS also visited to the Uzbek Cultural Center opened at the university in December 2022.
A branch of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia was opened in Tashkent in 2021. Approximately 600 students study there and 400 students from Commonwealth countries are students of the University’s main campus.
During the meeting with the students the Secretary General spoke about issues that the IPA CIS deals with today, in which direction the youth cooperation in the region is developing, how it became possible to solve the issues of integration and remove contradictions across the CIS through parliamentary diplomacy.
The Secretary General invited students to take part in the Forum and join the Tavricheskiy youth discussion club. The first meeting of the club will be held on 21 April and devoted to referendums.