Leading specialists of the Faculty of International Studies of the Belarusian State University give classes to Turkmen students

A one-week course on diplomacy for teaching staff and students of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the International University for Humanities and Development, supported by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, was held in Ashgabat.


International experts – specialists of the Faculty of International Relations of the Belarusian State University – Dean, Professor Victor Shadurski and Doctor of Historical Sciences, Head of Department for Diplomatic and Consular Service Andrey Rusakovich, the authors of a number of scientific publications and study guides, gave classes and made presentations on the work of the Faculty of International Relations of the Belarusian State University and the Department for Diplomatic and Consular Service. In their turn, the guests were familiarized with the educational process in the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Faculty of International Relations of the International University for Humanities and Development.


The Belarussian experts focused on the optimization of scientific work of teachers and students of the Department of International Relations, development of analytical study in the sphere of foreign-policy problematic and widening cooperation with specialized higher educational institutions in foreign countries. The priorities of cooperation between the higher educational institutions on international relations of the two countries were specified during the round-table meeting.

The experts from Belarus delivered interactive lectures on the foreign policy and diplomacy in international relations; the principles of diplomatic and consular service; public diplomacy, etc. the seminar provided the platform to discuss important foreign-policy initiatives of Turkmenistan and the policy of neutrality as an efficient mechanism to harmonize international relations.


Turkmen teachers were invited to deliver lectures on the key aspects of the foreign-policy strategy of Turkmenistan in the Belarusian State University.