PHOTO: Yury Shevtsov
Michael Chernov, an initiator of the project «Middle East — North Caucasus: Cultural Politics for Strengthening Interethnic and Interreligious Peace», had a meeting on Thursday 8th March with Yury Shevtsov, a director of the Center for European Integration based in Minsk, Belarus. Mr. Chernov has invited the Belorussian expert to enter the Organizing Committee of the project.
Yury Shevtsov is a member of the Research and Expert Council at the Eurasian economic commission (EEC) and an analyst at the Center for Political Analysis and Strategic Research at the ruling Nur Otan party in Kazakhstan. He also works as an Associate Professor at the Belarusian State University, the Department of Oriental Linguistics and Country Studies. In the past, he frequently worked in the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union. In 2015, Mr. Shevtsov was given an award of ‘The Man of the Future’ by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.