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International Research Centre for Technical Regulation, Standardisation and Metrology formed as part of the Institute for Public Administration and Governance, NRU HSE

The Centre will become an authoritative and independent platform for the development and introduction of uniform approaches and programmes for training and evaluating the competency of specialists in technical regulation, standardisation and metrology and in research activity.

There is considerable public demand for primary data in health care, education, culture and social services

On 28 April the Russian White House hosted an awards ceremony for winners of the Second All-Russian Competition Open Data Russia. Many interesting projects were presented at the competition, both in out-of-the-box software solutions based on open data and in research and analytics.

“In the competition of nations, it is not technologies that will win but new administration models”

Reform of public administration and digital transformation of government were the main subjects of the expert discussion, titled Public Administration:Problems and Solutions. Leadership in streamlined production economics and competition for human capital are the two objectives the reform authors are setting themselves.

Illustration for news: Public regulation and the shadow economy in Russian regions

Public regulation and the shadow economy in Russian regions

Director of the Department for Public Administration and Governance of NRU HSE Andrey Klimenko took part in a meeting of the Council under the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian President in the Volga Federal Region, held in Orenburg on 28 March.

The Ulyanovsk Regional Development Strategy until 2030 becomes one of the first strategic planning documents in Russia

This was announced by specialists at a forum, devoted to implementation of the Strategy. The event was summarised at a plenary session on 22 March. Alexander Epstein, a candidate of geography, spoke on behalf of the Institute for Public Administration and Governance of NRU HSE, positively appraising implementation of the regional Strategy-2030.

Illustration for news: Prototype technopark for Archangelsk Region to start operating in a building of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Prototype technopark for Archangelsk Region to start operating in a building of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University

A roundtable discussion was held at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University, devoted to creating a technology park in Archangelsk Region. Representatives of the regional government, the business community and staff from the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and NRU HSE attended the event.

Project to develop Chernogolovka science city discussed at public hearings

The Higher School of Economics, represented by Deputy Director of the HSE Institute for Public Administration and Governance Konstantin Golovshchinskiy, elaborated and presented the project titled Socio-economic Development Strategy for Russian Science City Chernogolovka Until 2026 at public hearings that took place on 16 January in Chernogolovka.

Trying to create good from evil

Will the field of politics always be a minefield for human morality?
Professor Alexander Obolonskiy, Doctor or Law from the Public and Municipal Service Department of Public and Municipal Management at NRU HSE answers the questions of Editor-in-Chief of the NG-Scenarios supplement of Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper Yuri Solomonov

A network of multiaccess centres to be created in CIS countries

An intergovernmental network of multiaccess centres is to be created in the Commonwealth of Independent States. A resolution with recommendations for elaborating such a network was adopted by attendees of the conference CIS: International Work with State-of-the-Art Equipment as Part of Formation of an Intergovernmental Network of Multiaccess Centres. The event was held on 12 December at the Higher School of Economics.

Import substitution comes knocking on Windows

Public authorities appear wholly unable to introduce import substitution into software. This is the second time this year that the procurement of computers with Microsoft software for the Internal Affairs Ministry has raised questions at the Federation Council. They believe that the department turned away without just cause from similar, domestically produced software. Experts point to a loophole: Officials are currently not prevented from procuring foreign computers, the manufacturers of which install the software themselves. The opinion of leading expert from the Institute for Public Administration and Governance of NRU HSE Dmitry Kozhevnikov and other specialists can be found in newspaper article in Kommersant.