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Lecture of Paul Bekken, Counsellor for Political Affairs at Royal Norwegian Embassy in Moscow

On December 6th, Mr. Paul Bekken, Counsellor for Political Affairs at Royal Norwegian Embassy in Moscow, read a lecture for students of MGIMO international and double degree programs. The lecture was organized by the MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs.

Mr. Bekken spoke about Russian-Norwegian relations, various directions of Norwegian foreign policy and acute issues of world politics. After the lecture a Q&A session followed, during which students asked Mr. Bekken questions regarding Norwegian policy in the Arctic region and the country’s activities in the Arctic Council, relations with the European Union, etc.

In the future the MGIMO School of Government and International Affairs will organize new lectures of foreign diplomats and other interesting guests for MGIMO students.

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