INSOR Russia: Institute of Contemporary Development
Updated September 26, 2019

Events

Towards a NATO-Russia Strategic Concept

October 28, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London) have made the report “Towards a NATO-Russia Strategic Concept: Ending Cold War Legacies; Facing New Threats Together”.

INSOR and Sakhalin Administration Sign Cooperation Agreement

October 11, 2010

On October 11, the Institute of Contemporary Development held a conference titled “Sakhalin Oblast: The Path to Integration into the Asia-Pacific Region”. The conference was opened with the official signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the government of the Sakhalin region and the Institute of Contemporary Development. The document was signed by Sakhalin Governor Alexander Khoroshavin and INSOR Management Chairman Igor Yurgens.

According to the cooperation agreement, INSOR will assist the regional government in its efforts to achieve the regions strategic development goals through the year 2020 as well as in the realization of other social-economic programs and projects.

RUSSIA-NATO. Theses of the speech of I.Yurgens

October 6, 2010

RUSSIA-NATO

Theses of the speech of I.Yurgens,

Global Policy Forum "The Modern State: Standards of Democracy and Criteria of Efficiency"

September 9, 2010

The international conference “The Modern State: Standards of Democracy and Criteria of Efficiency” was held on September 9 in Yaroslavl under the auspices of the President Dmitry Medvedev. The conference was organized by the Institute of Contemporary Development, the Institute of Social Research (INOP), and Yaroslavl Demidov State University.

Participants of the event gathered to measure efficiency of modern democratic states and to suggest criteria for such a measurement; to define the modern democracy standards and the impact of a modern state on the methods to react to challenges in the frame of regional and global security systems.

Discussion: Virtual Launch of Skolkovo Innovation Center

July 29, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted an expert discussion devoted to a virtual launch of the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The corresponding document drafted as a result of the meeting will make part of a draft law to be submitted to the State Duma for a second reading.

The discussion was attended by the State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Stanislav Naumov; Chairman of the Information Policy and Information Technologies Subcommittee Ilya Ponomaryov, Head of the Skolkovo project working group Oleg Alekseev and a number of other experts and officials.

7th Tver Social and Economic Forum “Information Society”

July 8, 2010

On July 8-9, 2010 the Russian city of Tver hosted the 7th Social and Economic Forum. Organized by the Russian Manager’s Association and the Institute of Contemporary Development, this all-Russian event held under the patronage of the RF Presidential Administration and the Tver Region Administration. The Forum focused on the development of the country’s “Information Society” strategies and on formation of the e-Government.

The event gathered nearly 3,000 participants from 70 regions and 90 cities, and was attended by over 200 journalists from federal and local media. An opening address was made by the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

Roundtable discussion “Law on Mandatory Health Insurance: New Prospects or New Problems?”

July 5, 2010

July 5 the Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable on the law “On Mandatory Health Insurance: New Prospects or New Problems?”

The discussion was devoted to the law on mandatory health insurance, which gave rise to heated debates within the medical community. The first reading of the law drafted by the Ministry of Social Development of the Russian Federation is scheduled for July 7, 2010.

Roundtable “Sustainable Development of Municipal Entities and a Local Government: Patterns of Cooperation between Theoretical and Practical Experts”

June 29, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable entitled “Sustainable Development of Municipal Entities and a Local Government: Patterns of Cooperation between Theoretical and Practical Experts”.

The agenda comprised the following issues:

- creation of online communities for theoretical and practical experts specializing in various industries http://solex-un.ru/

- a project of an online community aimed at theoretical and practical experts specializing in sustainable development of municipal entities and in a local government;

Skolkovo Project: Development of a Communication Strategy

June 29, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development conducted a strategic cession aimed at development of a communication platform for Russia’s Innovation Center Skolkovo. The event was attended by specialists from the related industries.

Workshop “Russia-NATO Relationship: Prospects of Transformation”

June 25, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a workshop entitled “Russia-NATO Relationship: Prospects of Transformation”. The event organized jointly with the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) gathered experts from Russia, the U.S. and Europe.

The discussion focused on the expansion of cooperation between Russia and The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, on ways to improve the cooperation and to enhance the existing dialogue etc. The experts also analyzed the pattern of development of NATO’s New Strategic Concept, which is to be completed in November.

As a result of the discussion, INSOR and IISS have agreed to continue cooperation intended to pave the way for a positive transformation of the Russia-NATO relationship.