Democratic Partners, an initiative led by five Stanford students, will bring 17 American student leaders and 25 Russian student leaders to campus April 5-12 for workshops on community service activism.
Funded by Stanford University, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and sponsored by the Institute for International Studies and the Haas Center for Public Service, the "U.S.-Russia Student Leadership Summit" is aimed at building grassroots diplomacy.
Three events in the Bechtel Conference Room of Encina Hall will be open to the public:
- A panel of students will discuss
the role of student groups on campuses in the United States and
Russia at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6.
- A panel of foreign policy experts
will talk about the current state of U.S.-Russia relationships at
noon Monday, April 10.
- Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz will give a keynote talk at 8 p.m. Monday, April 10.
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