The Public Chamber has discussed a concept of transparency of federal executive agencies, prepared with the involvement of the Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE). The document obligates ministries and departments to open up all details about themselves for the general public that is not of a confidential nature.
On 29 May, a meeting was held at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Chamber’s Scientific and Technical Innovation and High Technologies Committee. As part of the meeting, which took place in the form of a round table, the participants discussed problems related to increasing demand for innovations in Russia.
On 29 May 2013 the Federal Customs Service hosted a workshop on the application of a regulatory impact assessment mechanism.
On 17 May the Higher School of Economics held its first joint workshop – the HSE and Research and Design Institute for the General Plan of Moscow: A New Moscow in the Context of Conurbation: Priorities and Development Prospects.
Director of the RIA Centre presents a report on parliamentary RIA at a workshop session at the State Duma
Director of the RIA Centre Daniil TSYGANKOV and invited specialist from the Centre M.Y. SOROKIN presented a report Parliamentary RIA – International Practice and Prospects for Russia at the workshop The Role of Regulatory Impact Assessment and Socioeconomic Review in the Preparation of Legislative Initiatives, conducted as part of the session for heads of analytical departments of legislative (representative) and executive government agencies of Russian Federation constituent entities.
G20 countries are cutting the numbers of public servants to raise the efficiency of those that remain. In Russia, experts believe that job cuts are not the solution to the problem: for public servants to operate more effectively, government departments should apply the same laws as in business.
On 23 April, a coordination meeting of the Government of the Tula Region was held, chaired by Governor Vladimir GRUZDEV, where the draft strategy for socioeconomic development of the region until 2030 was presented. The document proposes a radical change to the development vector of the Tula Region through the formation of the Tula agglomeration, budget manoeuvring and the implementation of an active cluster policy. A group of developers from NRU HSE was invited to the meeting, headed by Vice Rector of the Higher School of Economics Andrey KLIMENKO.
On 4 April the session M-11: Regulatory Impact Assessment was held at HSE as part of the XIV International Science Conference. The session was moderated by Director of the HSE RIA Centre Daniil TSYGANKOV and involved experts, officials from the Moscow Government and representatives of business and business associations.
On 3 April, as part of the XIV NRU HSE International Science Conference on economic and social development and under the auspices of the Open Government, a round table discussion was held on Public servants: working on the basis of principles of openness. In opening the discussion, Vice Rector of NRU HSE and member of the Expert Council of the Open Government Andrey KLIMENKO remarked that openness in this instance means, primarily, an assessment of the activity of public servants on the part of the end users of their services: the civilian society.
Socioeconomic Development Strategy for the Tula Region Focuses on Improving the Quality of Life of its People
On 29 March the regional government hosted a joint meeting of the Public Council under the Ministry of Economic Development and Industry of the Tula Region and the Council for elaboration of the Tula Region Development Strategy. Participants in the event considered issues connected with formation of the Socioeconomic Development Strategy for the Tula Region until 2030 and also the Development Concept for industrial sectors of the region. The draft Strategy, tabled for discussion, was elaborated by the National Research University – Higher School of Economics.