Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

“Argentina – Belarus: a New Opening?” An expert meeting with Argentina's Ambassador

Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS) and BEROC Economic Research Center organized the expert meeting “Argentina – Belarus: a New Opening?” with H. E. Ricardo Lagorio, the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Russian Federation, as the keynote speaker.

The Ambassador's meeting with Belarusian experts was part of the broader agenda of his visit to Minsk, which included presenting his Credentials to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and meetings with Belarusian authorities.

During the expert meeting, Ambassador Lagorio spoke of the state of the Argentina-Belarus relations, the priorities of the Argentine G20 Presidency and Argentina's foreign policy. The Belarusian experts had the opportunity to ask their questions and offered their comments on various aspects of the topics mentioned.

Ambassador Ricardo Lagorio is a career diplomat, holding the rank of full ambassador. In June 2017, he was appointed as the Argentine Ambassador to the Russian Federation, concurrent to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. In addition to his prominent diplomatic career, he has an extensive academic background. He has taught lectures at the Buenos Aires University, the Argentine Catholic University, the Torcuato Di Tella University, and the American University, among other institutions. He is a member of APSA and a Counsellor Member of CARI, Argentina’s most prominent think-tank on international affairs. In October, 2018, Ambassador Lagorio will be a speaker at the 16th Annual Rhodes Forum, organized by the DOC Research Institute.