INSOR Russia: Institute of Contemporary Development
Updated April 18, 2019

Partnership Strategy for World Bank and Russia Discussed at INSOR

June 10, 2011

The Institute of Contemporary Development held an expert discussion of the main areas of the World Bank Group’s Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Russian Federation. The CPS for Russia lays out the main areas of cooperation and the aims of this cooperation between the Russian government and the World Bank Group for 2012-2015.

Zeljko Bogetic, Lead Economist of the World Bank Group for Russia, gave a presentation on The Partnership Strategy of the Russian Federation and World Bank for 2012-2015 in which he indicated the partnership strategy with Russia, instruments for it implementation and possible areas for cooperation.

Sergei Storchak, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, noted at the start of the discussion that “cooperation between the Russian Federation and the World Bank is catching a second wind.” “We can say with confidence that potential in terms of relations with the bank as a sovereign borrower have not been exhausted and there is reason to further develop them,” Storchak noted.