«Reference Book on Russia and EU research cooperation» published

May 19, 2009, the presentation of the «Reference Book on Russia and EU research cooperation» took place in the residence of the Head of the EC Delegation in Moscow.

This edition is a result of the teamwork of the EC Delegation and the Member-States embassies in Russia. The work is carried out under the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. It is intended for Russian and European scientific institutions and individual researches which are interested in cooperation and corresponding agreements and programs.

The review of major agreements and documents of scientific EC and Russia cooperation is represented in this reference book. These agreements and documents are in force on the level both of 27 Member-States and of the EU as a whole. The edition covers the information on the support of EU and Russia scientific cooperation and on the partnership within international institutions.

«EU and Russia scientific cooperation is a successful and dynamically evolving component in relationships between the EU and Russia," said Mark Franco, Head of the EU Delegation in Moscow. «This fact is reflected in the joint resolution of the EU and Russia on fostering the common space of research, education and culture.»

E-version is available on the site of the EC mission in the Russian Federation: