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.
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.
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.
Higher School of Economics experts prepare proposals to disclose information on the activity of organisations in the social sector
Experts from the Higher School of Economics have prepared a list of data samples for mandatory publication on the activity of organisations in the social sector. They also drew up recommendations for amending statutory legal enactments, enabling the disclosure of statistical information pertaining to the work of these institutions.
Staff members from the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences have made over 50 trips to international conferences in the past year. Alexander Kalgin, Lecturer at the School of Public Administration, shared his impressions about the International Symposium on Development and Governance in BRICS countries in Shanghai, and a visit to Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou to discuss a joint research project and to meet with representatives of the university administration responsible for international education cooperation.
On September 24-25, the International Symposium on Development and Governance in BRICS was held at Fudan University in Shanghai. The event was organized with the support of the Chinese Society for Public Sector Reform.
Excessive regulation, insufficient resources and clogged-up administrative channels lead to inefficiencies in the public governance system in Russia, believe members of the plenary session “Administrative Reform and Reduction in Control and Supervision Functions”.