On 19-20 October, St Petersburg hosts XIV All-Russian Forum "Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia: The Space for Choice and Choice of Space"
For over ten years the All-Russian Forum “Strategic Planning in the Regions and Cities of Russia: The Space for Choice and Choice of Space” has been a popular platform for discussing planning and strategy issues pertaining to development of Russia's regions and cities. Andrey Klimenko, Director of the Institute for Public and Municipal Management of the NRU HSE spoke at two roundtable discussions during the forum, devoted to elaboration of the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of the Russian Federation up to 2030 and implementation of the Law “On Strategic Planning in the Russian Federation”.
On 28 November, the Higher School of Economics, together with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation held the conference “Enhancing the effectiveness and performance of public civil servants”. The conference was a practical event and was devoted to planned innovations in HR technologies and the public civil service.
More than 350 people took part in the conference, predominantly heads of HR departments in federal and regional authorities and representatives of the majority of scientific and educational establishments engaged in issues pertaining to public services.
The PPP in Russia - 2014 conference, organised by The Moscow Times English-language business newspaper was devoted to problems of statutory legal regulation and the distribution of best practices in the investment cooperation of the state and business in Russia and other countries in this field. Representatives from the Russian expert community were joined at the conference by more than 100 regional Russian and international guests from various sectors of the economy, along with international organisations, including the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and its PPP Business Advisory Board and the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The session that opened the conference, "Topical Issues of PPP Development", was moderated by IPAMM Deputy Director Vladimir KOROLEV.
From 10 to 11 April, Pyatigorsk hosted an Inter-regional Conference for customers in the North Caucasus Federal District, dedicated to the subject: "The Contract System in Procurement." The event was held with the support of the Russian Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Stavropol Krai and the public organisation the Contractual Relations Forum.
The conference participants included representatives for the Russian Ministry for Economic Development, the Centre for Regional Programmes of IPAMM NRU HSE, the Unified Electronic Trading Platform, the public organisation the Contractual Relations Forum and customers from the North Caucasus Federal District.
From 17 to 21 March 2014, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) is holding its annual Russian Business Week (RBW), a key event that discusses and presents proposals on topical areas of possible collaboration between the state and business.
On the first day of the event, Andrey Klimenko, Director of the Institute for Public Administration and Municipal Management of NRU HSE, appeared as a moderator at the session titled "Industrial Safety: the Role of Business and State in Reducing the Risks". Participants of the discussion noted the need to achieve safety objectives by rationalising the work of the corresponding control and supervisory agencies, allowing likewise for the need to reduce business costs
Assessment of the effectiveness of the activity of public servants in Russia: practice and prospects
On 11 October 2013, the Civil Service Development Centre of IPAMM NRU HSE, in collaboration with the Parus corporation, held the conference Methodology and Practice in the Application by Public Bodies of Indications from Assessment of the Effectiveness of Results of the Activity of Public Servants. The conference was opened by IPAMM Director Andrey Klimenko, President of the Parus corporation A. Karpachev and Deputy Director of the Department for Development of Public Service of the Ministry of Employment and Social Protection of the Russian Federation E.A. Kovalkova.
Results of the international APPAM conference Improving the Effectiveness of Public Services, held 28-29 June at the Higher School of Economics
First Vice-rector of the HSE Lev Yakobsen, Professor Douglas Besharov of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Alexei Germanovich, Public Projects Director at Moscow’s Skolkovo School of Management, Russian Deputy Minister for Communications and Mass Media Ilya Massukh and other forum organisers and founders all welcomed participants to the opening of the conference. In his report at the first plenary session, HSE’s Vice-rector Andrei Klimenko spoke about the development of public administration in Russia and summarised the key aspects of the process. The speech of the Dean of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration Alexei Barabashev during the conference’s second day was dedicated to the history of public service reform in modern-day Russia and elaboration of a new system for assessing the effectiveness of public servants.