Igor Ivanov

Russian Federation

President of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC); Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (1998–2004); Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation (2004–2007)  

Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Spain (1991–1993). Member of the think tanks’ boards, including the Nuclear Treat Initiative (NTI), United Nations Foundation (UNF), European Leadership Network (ELN), Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe.

He is on the Board of Directors of Russian Company LUKOIL. Member of the UCRG International Advisory Council (Universal Credit Rating Group), and member of UniCredit Group’s International Advisory Board.

Igor Ivanov has Ph.D. in history and is corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. A visiting professor at MGIMO University (Moscow State Institute for International Relations), he is undertaking research projects and actively involved in academic activities. He authored a number of books and articles on foreign affairs and foreign policy.

Igor Ivanov has been the recipient of Nunn-Lugar Award 2015 for Promoting Nuclear Security.

Materials

Putin’s Plan
09.11.2015
There will always be significant differences in how Russia and the West view the futures of Syria and Ukraine. Differences in assessments of the situation, in determining the best ways to improve it

Expert: 
Igor Ivanov
Afghanistan's Future and Russian Interests
09.07.2015
Hamid Karzai emphasized that Russia played a crucial role in maintaining stability in Afghanistan.The events in Afghanistan affect Russia and, vice versa, Russian events affect Afghanistan.

Expert: 
Igor Ivanov
Former FM Igor Ivanov: Yevgeny Primakov Was an Outstanding Leader
30.06.2015
Primakov took to the post of foreign minister so naturally and tactfully that it seemed to his colleagues that he had already held the post for a long time, even though winning the respect of career

Expert: 
Igor Ivanov