INSOR Russia: Institute of Contemporary Development
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Council of Councils Meets in Mexico

December 8, 2013

INSOR’s Director for International Development Sergey Kulik took part in the Council of Councils Mexico Regional Conference. The meeting was held in Mexico City November 24-26. The Council of Councils is an informal platform for the exchanging views and opinions among the leading think tanks from a group of countries which largely matches the G20. Russia is represented in the council by the Institute of Contemporary Development.

In addition to the G20’s ongoing and future work, much attention was given to the political and economic processes of the Western Hemisphere, the place of Latin America and the Caribbean Basin in global trade and economic arrangements, development of energy markets, fighting organized crime and drug trafficking.

Key speakers included the Secretary General of the Organization of American States and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico. The event was organized by the American Council on Foreign Relations, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations and Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).