Founded in 1907
The regular meeting of Committee of international activity of the Council of rectors of Moscow and the Moscow region were held at the Board Hall of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics on October 21, the chairman of which was Viktor I. Grishin. The main issue on the agenda was the meeting of the Commission members and foreign students with the President of Association of foreign students of Russia, Mr Yao Nikez Adu. Vice-rector for development Dmitriy Shtykhno took part at the event.
Non-commercial partnership "Association of foreign students" was established in 1996. The purpose of this organization is protection of rights and interests of foreign students in Russia. Since 2013 President of the Association is Mr. Yao Nikez Adu. Over the past 4 years there have been six Congresses of the students.
During the meeting, Mr. Yao Nikez Adu told the audience about the aims and objectives of the organization, gave a detailed review of the Resolution adopted by the all-Russian Congress of the Association of foreign students of Russia, which was held on May 3-6 this year. The President of the Association of foreign students paid special attention to the need to address the range of challenges currently experienced by foreign students in Russia: immigration, visa, health insurance, adaptation in Russia, lack of funding, problems of employment and educational practice.
In conclusion, Vice-rector for development D. Shtykhno in the name of all present thanked Mr. Yao Nikez Adu for interesting conversation and invited him to take part in the events dedicated to the 110th anniversary of PRUE.