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NNews, December 2013
The Fund for Sustainable Development was the co-organizer of a scientific and practical conference Public Administration, Local Self-Government and Municipal Governance: Results of the Anniversary Year, Challenges and Prospects
In 2013, three notable local self-government events were celebrated in Russia: the 20th anniversary of the country’s Constitution; the 15th anniversary of the European Charter of Local Self-Government; and the 10th anniversary of the Russian Federation Law # 131 “On the General Principles of Organizing Local Self-Government in the Russian Federation”.
On December 11, 2013, a scientific and practical conference Public Administration, Local Self-Government and Municipal Governance: Results of the Anniversary Year, Challenges and Prospects took place at the Social Administration Academy.
The conference was organized by:
- Faculty of Public and Municipal Administration
- Scientific Student Society of the Academy
- Fund for Sustainable Development
The conference included two phases. The first was devoted to opening the conference and a youth workshop. The latter was joined by over 30 students from the Faculty of Public and Municipal Administration and the Organizational Management Faculty. At the end of the scientific and practical conference, the chairman of the Panel of Experts, A.Shirokov, announced the results of the Youth Workshop. Students who had madå presentations at the Conference were awarded first, second and third place diplomas.
The second phase included a round table State and Municipal Administration Challenges intended for educators. It gathered instructors from the Faculty of Public and Municipal Administration, the staff of the Fund for Sustainable Development and a representative of the Faculty of Public and Municipal Administration from the University of Public Administration. This event was devoted to the anniversary year.