On January 21, MUNRFE Executive Director Mr. Aleksei Stanonis was elected as a member of the Far Eastern Federal University Academic Council, and on March 4 joined the Standing Commission for the Educational Activities.
From 22-24 May, MUNRFE Vladivostok Club conducted the ASEAN 2020: Comprehensive Outlook project under the leadership of Yana Korchevnaya and Aleksandra Mikhailiuk. The participants listened to a series of lectures delivered by the invited experts and took part in a Quiz Game and an individual quiz.
On 14 May 2020, MUNRFE members were invited to the webinar on the epidemiological situation in Southeast Asia, organized by ASEAN Centre in MGIMO-University. During the lecture, students deepened their knowledge of ASEAN responses to COVID-19 and perspectives of the region in the post-COVID-19 period.
On May 15, the Opening Ceremony of the Far Eastern Model United Nations (FEMUN) 2020 was successfully conducted. Moreover, this date was marked by the first-ever MUNRFE online event, as the Conference had to switch to online format due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
On 30 April 2020, the Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Rosmolodezh approved the list of the projects-winners of the All-Russia Grant Competition of Youth Projects among Higher Education Institutions. MUNRFE Annual Conference 2020 (MUNRFE AC) has been recognized in the Competition for the second time in a row. The project leaders are Galina Salnikova (Secretary-General) and Nikita Volkov (USG for Conference Management).
On February 3-6, MUNRFE representative Yana Linkevich made a trip to Bangkok, Thailand, having won a video contest organized by ASEAN Center in MGIMO University. During her cultural program, Yana was provided with an opportunity to make official visits to the Russian Embassy in Thailand, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) headquarters, and Thammasat University. On the final day of the journey, she took a sightseeing tour over the city.