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The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly nominated Sergei Alexandrovich Ordzhonikidze as its representative in the 7th convocation of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation in the areas of “Public Diplomacy, Support of Compatriots Abroad and Geopolitical Expertise”.
The decision was made at an online meeting of the General Council Presidium of the International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations the “Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly”.
Sergey Alexandrovich Ordzhonikidze graduated from the Moscow Suvorov Military School and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He held various diplomatic posts in the central apparatus of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and abroad. 2002 to 2011, he was Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Secretary General of the Conference on Disarmament.
2012 to 2020 Sergey Alexandrovich is a member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation; since 2014 - Deputy Secretary of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation. Currently, he is also the Chairman of the Russian Public Council for International Cooperation and Public Diplomacy under the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, Chairman of Counter-Terrorism Coordinating Council under the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, coordinates international activities of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Sergey Alexandrovich has repeatedly participated in sessions of the General Assembly and other UN bodies, headed delegations to various international forums. He has a number of publications on international law, international relations and disarmament issues; has the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary; awarded a number of awards from different countries.
Recall, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation is formed as follows: 40 persons are approved by the Decree of the President of Russia, 85 people have been nominated by Civic Chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation, 43 are elected from representatives of Russian public associations and other non-profit organizations. In accordance with the Federal law “On the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation”, competitive selection is conducted in 14 areas of public activity, which are determined by a special working group. 43 representatives of public organizations will be determined based on the results of voting.