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


Board Meeting on Trends in Institute Development and Its Objectives and Prospects

September 14, 2008

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a meeting of its Board of Directors in order to discuss trends in development, problems and prospects.
The meeting was chaired by Igor Yurgens, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Contemporary Development. Participants included Elvira Nabiullina, the RF Minister of Economic Development, Leonid Reiman, the Adviser to the RF President, Dmitry Milovantsev, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Prof. Yevgeny Gontmacher, Head of the Center for Social Policy, and others.

Experts Propose an Integrated Information System for the Interaction Between the State and Its Citizens

September 9, 2008

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a roundtable discussion entitled “Information Technologies for Interaction between Citizens and State Authorities. Solutions to the Tasks Set by the State Council of Russia.”

INSOR Presents the First Results of Its Activities

August 1, 2008

The Institute of Contemporary Development conducted a press briefing to present the results of its work from March-July 2008.

SoDIT, AZI and INSOR Conduct a Workshop on the Interaction of IS and IT Services

July 25, 2008

SoDIT (Union of IT Directors), AZI (Association of Information Protection) and INSOR conducted a workshop on the interaction of IS and IT services. The workshop united IT directors and heads of information security services representing various organizations and regions in Russia.

According to Boris Slavin, Chairman of the SODIT Board, the purpose of the workshop was to develop recommendations on the organization of IS services in a company to assist an IT director in his practical activities.

Independent Directors to Be Appointed to Boards of State-Controlled Companies

July 11, 2008

Following a conference at the Institute of Contemporary Development, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told reporters that by June 2009 government officials serving on the boards of state-controlled companies would be replaced by independent directors.

The state will retain only one position on the boards, he explained, noting that this process has already begun at several state companies.

INSOR Experts Discuss Competition and Representation Strategy of the Middle Class

July 10, 2008

Evgeny Gontmakher, INSOR Management Board Member and Director for Social-Economic Programs at the Institute of Contemporary Development, led an analytical discussion at the Institute on the middle class’s competition and representation strategy. The discussion was a continuation of the Institute’s ongoing research into Russia’s middle class.

Report of World Bank Vice President Discussed at INSOR

July 10, 2008

Danny Leipziger, Vice President of the World Bank, stopped by for meeting with experts at the Institute of Contemporary Development. The discussion focused on Mr. Leipziger's "Growth Report: Strategies for Sustained Growth and Inclusive Development".

Experts Ponder Russia’s Prospects as Global Financial Center

July 3, 2008

As Russia’s economy continues to expand at a rapid rate and the global financial market diversifies away from more developed markets, many experts see Russia as a potential global financial center. This was the topic of conversation at a roundtable discussion at the Institute of Contemporary Development, where government officials, business representatives and academic experts shared their views on Russia’s prospects in this role.

Report on Development of Russian Model of Democracy Provokes Heated Discussion

July 2, 2008

Over 30 political experts and party representatives participated in a roundtable discussion at the Institute of Contemporary Development, where the topic of conversation was a report on the development of the Russian model of democracy. The report was commissioned by INSOR and prepared by the Center for Political Technology.

INSOR Experts Focus Attention on Fight Against Corruption

June 26, 2008

A wide range of experts and government officials gathered at the Institute of Modern Development (INSOR) for a roundtable on "Fighting Corruption: Building a Systematic Approach".

The discussion was a continuation of the preparation of a national plan for fighting corruption, which was presented to President Dmitry Medvedev on June 25.