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

Events

Roundtable on Reform of Criminal Law Held at State Duma

February 9, 2011

The Russian State Duma held a roundtable on modernization of criminal law in the economic sphere. The discussion focused on amendments to criminal law proposed by experts to humanize punishment for economic crimes. The proposal was developed by the Center for Legal and Economic Research at the Institute of Contemporary Development.

The basis of the proposed amendments is the Concept for Modernization of Criminal Law in the Economic Sphere, prepared at the request of President Dmitry Medvedev.

RSPP Committee on Pension System Development and Social Insurance Meets at INSOR

February 2, 2011

The Committee on Pension System Development and Social Insurance of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) met at the Institute of Contemporary Development.

The participants of the meeting were presented with the report of World Bank expert Heinz Rudolph “Global Experience in Using Accumulative Pension Systems”.

The meeting also included a discussion of the RSPP’s draft position paper on the analytical report of the Ministry of Health and Social Development “Results of Pension Reform and Long-Term Prospects for the Development of the Pension System of the Russian Federation in Consideration of the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis”.

Working Group on Development of Computerized System for Unified State Exam Meets at INSOR

January 26, 2011

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a meeting of the working group tasked with developing a computerized system for the Unified State Exam. The working group was set up by the Russian Presidential Commission for Improving the Unified State Exam.

INSOR Hosts Seminar on CSTO-NATO Cooperation

January 25, 2011

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a meeting dedicated to the theme “The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the prospects of developing relations with NATO” with the participation of the Secretary General of the CSTO N.Bordyuzha. During the meeting leading Russian experts exchanged views and analyzed the activities of the CSTO and the possibilities of cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Igor Yurgens Speaks at NATO Partnership Symposium in Oberammergau

January 20, 2011

Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development I.Yurgens delivered a keynote speech on “Implications of the New Strategic Concept for Russia–NATO Relations” at the authoritative NATO annual Symposium in Oberammergau, Germany.

Russian Experts Meet with US Ministry of Defense Delegation

January 19, 2011

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a meeting of leading Russian experts with a delegation of the US Ministry of Defense headed by Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Alexander Vershbow. The meeting focused on a discussion of opportunities to further develop Russia-NATO relations and cooperation in antimissile defense.

Experts Discuss Draft Law on National Payment System

December 23, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a meeting of experts dedicated to proposed federal legislation aimed at creating a national payment system for the Russian Federation.

The meeting began with a presentation of joint research project of INSOR, the Center for Strategic Research and a consortium of experts. The report was titled “Impacts of Regulation of the National Payment System of the Russian Federation.”

INSOR Hosts Roundtable on Mechnikov – 21st Century Program

December 23, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable titles “Mechnikov – 21st Century Program: Results and Outlook”. The event was held together with the All-Russia Public Movement “For a Healthy Russia”.

The roundtable was held as part of a series of event dedicated to the Nobel laureate and pioneer in Russian science and medicine Ilya Mechnikov, who made major contributions to world civilization. Speaking at the roundtable, director of the Mechnikov – 21st Century Program Nadezhda Mokrousova told participants about events taking place as part of the program. Other speakers included S. Murtazina of the Ilya Mechnikov Memorial Museum, president of the Academy of Innovative Social Technology V. Patrushev, and others.

Roundtable Discussion Focuses on Innovative Development in Russia’s Regions

December 22, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a roundtable on “Innovative Development of Russia’s Regions: Problems and Prospects”.

The event was organized by the New Eurasia Foundation in partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Development and with informational support from Interfax.

Report on Development Prospects for Russian Petrochemical Presented at INSOR

December 21, 2010

The Institute of Contemporary Development held a presentation of an analytical report titled “Conditions and Prospects for Development of the Petrochemical Industry in the Russian Federation.”

The report was prepared by the Institute of Contemporary Development together with the Institute of Energy and Finance as a part of ongoing research on the situation and outlook for oil and gas refining and the petrochemical industry in Russia.