IPAG Director Andrey Klimenko spoke at the Russian Ministry of Economic Development training workshop called “Practical Aspects of Cooperation with OECD”. The objective of the workshop was to familiarise the heads of federal executive agencies and their divisions with the work of the OECD, OECD standards and recommendations in a number of spheres of public administration and regulation, and the tasks facing the Russian Federation as a state acceding to the OECD.
On 12-13 November, the conference "Innovation in the Public Sector: from Concept to Result" was held in Paris under the auspices of the OECD. On 14 November a meeting was held of the OECD Public Management Committee, where recommendations were considered and approved on development of budget management, best practice in public procurement and ensuring gender equality in public service. Andrey Klimenko, Director of the Institute for Public Administration and Municipal Management of NRU HSE, took part in these events.
On 1-4 April Moscow hosts the XV April International Scientific Conference, related to development of the economy and society, held by the National Research University - Higher School of Economics with involvement of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
The programme of the plenary meetings of the conference includes reports by senior figures in the Russian Federation Government and Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, representatives of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and directors of major Russian and foreign companies.