Anna Viver

A recent postgraduate from John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall, Anna is currently, a communications and research intern with the World Affairs Journal. Born and raised in Russia, Anna worked as a bilingual assistant to the regional coordinator on international adoption programs for six years. After her relocation to the United States in 2007, she returned to school and has recently graduated with a Master’s degree in International Relations. Her specializations included foreign policy analysis and Europe, and her academic research was focused on conflict prevention and the South Caucasus region.

U.S. - Russia Bilateral Adoptions Agreement: Something Old, Something New

An evaluation of the agreement’s impact on both countries. On July 13, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov signed a bilateral agreement on Adoptions in Washington D.C. The agreement is designed to provide additional safeguards that would protect the interests and well-being of adopted children as well as their adoptive parents. Adoption of... Continue Reading

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