Vladimir Filippov — President, RUDN University (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia)
September 1998 - March 2004 - Minister of Education of the Russian Federation in four succeeding Russian Federation Governments.
President of the International Organizing Committee for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education (2006-2009).
Chairman of UNESCO Steering Committee “Education for All” (2012-2014), member of UNESCO Steering Committee “Education-2030” (from 2015).
Author of over 250 research and methodical works, including 30 books, two of which have been translated and republished in the United States by the American Mathematical Society.