Fifth International Scientific Congress “Globalistics-2017”: Global Ecology and Sustainable Development”

Journal: Journal of Globalization Studies. Volume 8, Number 2 / November 2017

The V International Scientific Congress “Globalistics–2017” was held at Russia's Moscow State University (MSU) from September 25–30, 2017. It gathered about 1,500 scientists and researchers from 50 countries.

The “Globalistics” international scientific congress, held for the fifth time this year under the auspices of UNESCO, aims to serve as a leading platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge and expertise and the development of international cooperation in the area of global studies. Initiated by MSU's Faculty of Global Processes, it was organized in cooperation with some 17 institutions including the E. M. Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). With 2017 designated as the Year of Ecology in the Russian Federation by the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, this year’s congress focused on global ecology and sustainable development.