INSOR Russia: Institute of Contemporary Development
Updated June 28, 2019

Events

Experts of INSOR and Club of Financial and Investment Market Players Discuss Financial Communications and Investor Relations

October 13, 2009

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a meeting of experts from INSOR and the Club of Financial and Investment Market Players dedicated to financial communications and investor relations in modern Russia.

The discussion focused on international standards for financial communications, new requirements for building investor relations considering the current economic climate, and increasing interest in Russia from international direct and venture investment funds as well as the new generation of Russian investors.

The Sixth Russo-Japanese Forum

October 3, 2009

The Sixth Forum was conducted under the support of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Japan and the administration of Irkutsk region. The project was coordinated by the Institute of Contemporary Development (Russia) and the International Interchanges Fund.
 
The forum participants received congratulatory messages from Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Japan's Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada and Chairman of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembley of the Russian Federation Sergey Mironov.

Russia's Leaders Discuss Modern State and Global Security

September 18, 2009

The international conference “The Modern State and Global Security” was held on September 14 in Yaroslavl under the auspices of the President Dmitry Medvedev. The conference was organized by the Institute of Social Research (INOP), Institute of Contemporary Development and Yaroslavl Demidov State University.
 
The event was attended by over 500 representative of 18 countries. Among them were Spanish Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero and French Prime Minister Francois Fillon. President Medvedev made a speech.
 

INSOR Roundtable on “Corporate Governance in Crisis Conditions”

September 17, 2009

On September 17 the Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable discussion entitled “Corporate Governance in Crisis Conditions”.

General Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Andrei Shastitko presented the second issue of the “National Report on the Corporate Governance”, explained the reasons why analysis of certain issues was included in the report and identified five issues to be analyzed in the third issue:

1.Impact of the crisis on the condition and choice of the pattern of the corporate governance (CG) in Russia and abroad: options, trends and vectors

Pskov Region Administration and Institute of Contemporary Development Sign Cooperation Agreement

September 9, 2009

The administration of the Pskov region and the Institute of Contemporary Development signed a cooperation agreement on September 9.

The agreement was signed by Pskov Governor Andrei Turchak and Institute of Contemporary Development Management Board Chairman Igor Yurgens.

Institute of Contemporary Development Board Meets to Discuss Results and Agenda

September 8, 2009

The Management Board held a meeting on September 9 to discuss the Institute's project “Russia in the 21st Century: The Image of the Desired Tomorrow”, INSOR’s work in 2009 and the main trajectory of its work in 2010, and the endowment fund INSOR-Capital, which facilitates the work of INSOR.

INSOR board member E. Gontmakher presented INSOR’s new large-scale project.

INSOR Chairman Igor Yurgens Meets with Kwak Seung-Jun, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Future and Vision of the Republic of Korea

September 8, 2009

Institute of Contemporary Development Chairman Igor Yurgens met with Kwak Seung-Jun, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Future and Vision of the Republic of Korea, at the Institute of Contemporary Development on September 8. The Council’s function is to develop strategies for the country’s administration and give recommendations on a variety of topics to the Korean president. These topics include foreign policy and national security, new economic policies, education and cultural reforms, etc.

The Korean guests were briefed on INSOR’s functions and accomplishments, as well as on a number of Russia’s domestic and foreign policy priorities. Kwak Seung-Jun expressed interest in developing contacts between his Council and INSOR.

INSOR Examines Intergovernmental Cooperation and the Effectiveness of Global Institutes

September 8, 2009

RIA Novosti was the site of a press briefing dedicated to the presentation of the “Intergovernmental Cooperation and the Effectiveness of Global Institutes” section, organized in the framework of the international conference “The Modern State and Global Security,” which is to be held on September 14 in Yaroslavl.

The participants in the press briefing included Igor Yurgens, Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Development; Boris Makarenko, Director for Social and Political Development at INSOR; and Sergey Kulik, Director for International Development at INSOR.

The problems and topics intended for discussion among the experts at the Yaroslavl international forum were announced during the third section.

Prospects for US-Russia Relations

June 25, 2009

A meeting organized by the Institute of Contemporary Development and the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations took place on June 18-19 in Washington. The participants discussed the pattern and prospects of US-Russia relations. The event was chaired by Igor Yurgens, Chairman of the Institute's Board and by President of the Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass.

Trends in the World Economy and Emerging Markets

June 1, 2009

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable discussion “On the Condition and Development Trends in the World Economy and Emerging Markets”.

The participants included Chairman of the Institute's Board Igor Yurgens, Academic Director of the Higher School of Economics Evgeny Yasin, President of the Institute of Energy and Finance Leonid Grigoriev, President of the Center of Strategic Research Mikhail Dmitriev, Executive Vice President of the Association of Russian Banks Anatoly Milukov and other officials and representatives of banks and business communities.