On September, 15th the first in the history of the UN and Russia scientific readings on the subject «The United Nations — guarantee of saving of the mankind and its sustainable development» took place at KIU (IEML).
While opening a round table, the dean of Law faculty Andrey Nikitin emphasized that the UN had always been and remains the universal forum with unique legitimacy. In fact, it is the supporting structure of the international system of collective security and modern diplomacy.
KIU (IEML) rector Asiya Timiryasova reminded the attendees that our University makes a significant contribution to the protection of the rights and freedoms of citizens through training, provision of free legal aid, research. University's extensive work resulted this year in the signing of an agreement on the opening of a branch of the UNESCO chair for human rights and democracy on the basis of KIU.
Among the honorary guests of the event were Director of the UN Information center in Moscow, Vladimir Kuznetsov, rector of the Institute of culture (UNESCO) Engel Tagirov, Professor of the Academy of state service under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Fuad Mammadov, head of Kazan branch of the world Congress of Tatars Farid Miftakhov.
The round table addressed the issues of effectiveness of the UN and international control over the observance of the principle of respect for human rights, international cooperation in the field of automatic exchange of tax information, etc. These and other topics are extremely actively discussed by teachers, students and postgraduates of KIU.