24.05.2022

On May 24, 2022, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikian, a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization was held via videoconferencing.

The defense ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin), of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Colonel General Ruslan Zhaksylykov), of the Kyrgyz Republic (Lieutenant General Baktybek Bekbolotov), of the Russian Federation (Army General Sergey Shoygu), of the Republic of Tajikistan (Colonel General Sherali Mirzo), as well as the CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff - Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov participated in the meeting.


The IV CSTO International Youth School was held at the Civil Defense Academy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry

The IV CSTO International Youth School was held at the Civil Defense Academy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry 11.11.2021

Representatives of the nine countries have discussed topical issues of Eurasian security and protection of the population from emergencies.

About 400 students, cadets, undergraduates and teachers from more than 20 higher educational institutions of the CSTO member States, Serbia, Mongolia and Vietnam took part today in the IV International Youth School of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which took place by videoconferencing at the Civil Defense Academy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Among them were representatives of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Belarusian, St. Petersburg and Yerevan State Universities, the MGIMO, universities of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Academy of Civil Defense named after M. Gabdullin of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Russian-Tajik Slavic University, as well as the Faculty of Security at Belgrade University, the University of Internal Affairs of Mongolia, the Institute of Fire Safety of the Ministry of Public Security of the Republic of Vietnam, and several other universities and institutions took part at the IV International Youth School of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), held today via videoconferencing at the Academy of Civil Protection of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev, Colonel General Pavel Baryshev on behalf of the Russian Emergencies Ministry leadership, Colonel General Sergey Kachanov on behalf of the Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center leadership, and Lieutenant General Viktor Panchenkov, the Head of the Academy of Civil of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, addressed the conference with welcoming remarks to the participants.

They all noted the importance of today's event for informing young people about current challenges and threats, as well as for the exchange of experience in research aimed at ensuring Eurasian security in all spheres, the protection of the population in military conflicts and emergencies.

In the course of the plenary session, the CSTO Deputy Secretary General Samat Ordabaev made a presentation on the CSTO collective security system. Colonel Anatoly Rybakov, Head of the Academy of Civil of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, presented a report on "The Digital Platform for Emergency Forecasting: Experience of Scientific Research at the Academy of Civil Defense of the Russian Emergencies Ministry".

As part of the CSTO International Youth School program, three sections were held. The section "Eurasian security" was organized on the basis of St. Petersburg State University, the section "Countering new challenges and threats" was organized on the basis of the National Center of Information counteraction to terrorism and extremism in the educational environment and the Internet (Rostov-on-Don city), the section "Protection of population and territories from emergency situations of natural and technogenic character" was organized on the basis of the Academy of Civil Defense of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The speakers touched, in particular, on such acute international problems as terrorism in Afghanistan, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, humanitarian cooperation in the context of destabilization in the states of the Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, cyber terrorism, extremism in the Internet space, drug trafficking in the Internet, the impact of foreign agents on young people in the CSTO member States.

At the end of the IV CSTO International Youth School a draft Final Resolution was agreed upon, and a decision was made to create an integrated digital platform of scientific and educational organizations of the CSTO University League, designed to ensure the implementation of joint research projects and educational programs.

As part of the ceremonial part of the IV CSTO International Youth School honorary guests laid flowers at the memorial "Link of Times" at the Academy of Civil Protection of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The CSTO International Youth School is a project of the Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and universities from Eurasian countries aimed at developing youth cooperation between member States of the Organization. The first CSTO International Youth School was held in Belgrade in 2017.

the Academy of Civil Protection of the Russian Emergencies Ministry has been a member of the CSTO University League since 2015. The university participated in all CSTO International Youth Schools, and this year it became an organizer of one of them.

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The CSTO Press Secretary    Vladimir Zaynetdinov

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