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“Four years ago in this hall the Chairman of our Board of Trustees, Dmitry Medvedev, expressed his wish that this platform serve as a meeting place for leading economists, political scientists, lawyers and demographers – all of the specialists required to fully engage in our work. We have strived to do just that,” Igor Yurgens said.
On August 17, Igor Yurgens participated in the Trilogue Salzburg 2012. This forum brings together political and corporate decision-makers, social entrepreneurs and visionaries, and leading think tank representatives from around the world.
The European vector of Russia’s foreign policy has been one of the most intensive, most problematic and most promising. And it seems reasonable to assume that this will remain so for the foreseeable future.
At the request of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, the Institute of Contemporary Development along with the Center for Legal and Economic Research brought together a group of leading legal experts, academics and economists to develop a Concept for Modernization of Criminal Law in the Economic Sphere.
Igor Yurgens delivered the keynote speech at a seminar organized by the Centre for European Reform in London on February 16. In line with the seminar’s broad theme – the future of Russia – Yurgens’ remarks covered a wide range of issues – from obstacles for Russia’s modernization to the country’s WTO prospects and cooperation plans with the EU.
The NATO summit in Chicago is expected to focus on the alliance's capacity to address twenty-first century threats. Four experts--two from NATO countries and one each from Israel and Russia, non-NATO countries--discuss how NATO can remain relevant as a force for international peace and security as it continues to evolve from its Cold War mission as a counter to Soviet threats.
- November 4, 2014
Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development Igor Yurgens took part in the work of the 38th European session of the Trilateral Commission, which was held in Belgrade October 31 – November 2.
- May 16, 2014
The Trilaterial Commission posted on its public website a short version of new "Russian" report.
This report was preparing and discussing for a year. Paula Dobriansky, Andrzej Olechowski and Yukio Satoh were its authors. For the first time, Trilateral invited Russia to join as a full-fledged partner in the project, a task which was undertaken by Igor Yurgens.
The final full version will be published in the coming months in the regular series of "Triangle papers".
- November 13, 2014
The Institute of Contemporary Development has published its most recent analytical bulletin. The main topics of this issue are: the Trilateral Commission on the Ukrainian Crisis and future of the EU; the formation of the Transatlantic and Transpacific Partnerships; European security yesterday and today; the current state of the global economy; trends and forecasts for oil prices.
- October 13, 2014
An article written by Igor Yurgens, Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development, titled "The West vs. Russia: The Unintended Consequences of Targeted Sanctions" has been published on the website of the magazine The National Interest.