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2012    

2012

June 5, 2012: Information on social expenditures in Russia at the IISP web-site was updated with the data up to the year 2010.

June 2, 2012: At the "Parent's glory" Insignia investiture in Kremlin the President of Russia Vladimir Putin announced signing of the decree, which approved the National Strategy of Actions in Childern's Interests 2012-2017. IISP experts participated the Stategy develompent, namely, in the elaboration of Chapter II. Full text of the Decree and the Strategy is available at the Kremlin's web-site (in Russian only).

May 29, 2012: IISP Director Lilia Ovcharova gave a commentary on the Rosstat Population Life Conditions Survey at the RIA Novosti.

May 24, 2012: The presentation of the Report "An estimation of reverse mortgage programs implementation perspectives", prepared by the IISP for AHMLAgency for Housing Mortgage Lending, was delivered to the AHML.

May 24, 2012: IISP Research Fellow, Alla Tyndik defended the Candidate of Science Diploma in Economics (eq. to a PhD in Economics). IISP team sincerely congratulates Alla upon this achievement!

May 24, 2012: Svetlana Biryukova, IISP Junior Research Fellow, spoke on the topic "Input of migrants in the reproduction of populations of receiveng territories: means of estimation" at the meeting of the Demographic section of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

May 16, 2012: Monitoring of the big cities and regional centers development was published in the Social Atlas of Russian Regions (in Russian only).

April 30, 2012: IISP team congratulates Chairman of the IISP Board of Trustees, Academic Supervisor of the National Research University Higher School of Economics Evgeniy Gr. Yasin upon being awarded with Stolypin Medal for his services in the sphere of economic, aimed at strategic socio-economic development of Russia.

April 27, 2012: IISP Director Lilia Ovcharova was awarded with Friendship Insignia. IISP team devoutly congratulates the Director upon this award!

April 27, 2012: Paper by Aleksandra Burdyak, IISP Senior Research Fellow: “Housing Affordability in Russian Regions: Dynamics and Factors of Growth” (published in “Living Standard of the Population in the Regions of Russia” Journal, #4/2012).

April 23, 2012: The column «New Dalstroy» written by Natalia Zubarevich, IISP Regional Program Director, was posted at the website Forbes.ru.

April 19, 2012: At the annual meeting of the IISP Board of trustees Lilia N. Ovcharova was unanimously elected as the IISP Director. IISP team sincerely congratuletes Lilia N. Ovcharova upon this assignment and wishes her to obtain the outstandig achievements at this senior position.

April 17, 2012: The column «Illusions of secured senility» written by Oxana V. Sinyavskaya, IISP Deputy Director, was posted at the website Slon.ru.

April 17, 2012: The column «Are pensions going to survive the XXI century» written by Oxana V. Sinyavskaya, IISP Deputy Director, was posted at the website Forbes.ru.

April 12, 2012: Monitoring of the crisis and post-crisis development in Russian Regions section of the Social Atlas of Russian Regions was updated with information on regional budgets 2011 (in Russian only).

April 10, 2012: IISP Regional Program Director, Natalia Zubarevich took part in the radio broadcast "Night watch" at the radiostation "Echo of Moscow". Subject of the broadcast: "Megapolis as a territory of emergency state".

April 3-5, 2012: XIII April International Academic Conference În Economic and Social Development was held by the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Lilia Ovcharova, Natalia Zubarevich and Daria Popova participated in the round-table discussion “Social Policy in Russia: issues and Political Reality”, which took place within Section L-09/1 (April 5, for more information please see Programm of the conference ).

April 2, 2012: Paper by Alexandra Burdyak, IISP Senior Research Fellow: “Mortgage Lending: Needs, Possibilities and Intentions of Consumers” (published in “Finances and Business” Journal, #2/2012).

March 28, 2012: Maria Nagernyak and Alla Tyndik, IISP Research Fellows, participated in the training workshop “Research for Advocacy: Oxfam’s approach”, held by Oxfam in Russia.

March 27, 2012: Lilia Ovcharova, acting IISP Director, took part in the round-table discussion “Left behind the G-20?”, held by Oxfam in Russia. A global Report on this topic, issued in January 2012, was presented at the meeting.

March 14, 2012: Lilia Ovcharova, acting IISP Director, and Natalia Zubarevich, IISP Regional Program Director, participated in the release of Russian National Human Development Report: «Modernization and Human Development» as co-authors. L. Ovcharova is author of Chapter 3 (Welfare of Russian Households as a Marker of Modernization Potential), Chapter 8 (Modernization and the Russian Space) is the work of N. Zubarevich.

The Report is published both in English and in Russian (full text available).

March 11, 2012: New materials on the monitoring of the crisis and post-crisis development in Russian Regions were published in the Social Atlas of Russian Regions (in Russian only).


New issue of SPERO Journal is published on our web-site: SPERO #15, Autumn-Winter 2011.
In the focus of this issue are topics of social development strategies and questions of social consequences of economic crisis.

To get free hard copy please call IISP office: +7-495-7866718.


February 29, 2012: Social portrait of Perm krai was added to the Social Atlas of Russian Regions (in Russian only).

February 17, 2012: Section “Demographic situation and Migration” of the Social Atlas of Russian Regions was updated according to the 2010 General census of Russian population data and vital statistics information (2008-2011) (in Russian only).

February 16, 2012: Lilia Ovcharova, acting IISP Director, took part in 62nd session of Public debate club “Knots of economic policy” on the following topic: «Control of needs as key principle of government social support system functioning”.

February 16, 2012: Natalia Zubarevich, IISP Regional Program Director, took part in Svetlana Sorokina’s broadcast “Civil defense” which concerned questions of Russian creative class and is available at the official site of the broadcast.

February 14, 2012: Svetlana Biryukova, IISP Junior Research Fellow, spoke on the topic "Economic and social factors of social orphanage" at the "Social orphanage: qualitative changes of current situation and modern approaches to the problem" Conference, held by The International Foundation for Socio-economic and Political Studies (The Gorbachev Foundation).

February 14, 2012: Section “Population settlement and ethnic structure” of the Social Atlas of Russian Regions was updated according to the 2010 General census of Russian population data (in Russian only).

February 13, 2012: Independent institute for social policy (IISP) and UNICEF Russia presented jointly prepared Report "The Situation of Children in the Russian Federation: On the way to a society of equal opportunities". Full text of the Report is available at the UNICEF web-site (in Russian).

To get free hard copy of the Report please call IISP office: +7-495-7866718.

February 1, 2012: Svetlana Biryukova, IISP Junior Research Fellow, made a presentation “Situation analysis of children in Russian Federation: multicriterial poverty level estimations and social exclusion level measurement as an instrument for families’ with children status analysis” within the IV theoretical and practical conference (in memoriam Kryshtanovsky A.O.) at the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

January 26, 2012: Social portrait of Sverdlovsk oblast was added to the Social Atlas of Russian Regions (in Russian only).

January 25, 2012: IISP Regional Program Director, Natalia Zubarevich took part in RIA “Novosti” press-conference devoted to transition to the system of regional governors elections.

January 20, 2012: The column «To the pension system reform anniversary» written by Oxana V. Sinyavskaya, IISP Deputy Director, was posted at the website Slon.ru.

In January 2012 Tatiana M. Maleva, who headed Independent institute for social policy (IISP) for over than 10 years, was appointed Director of Megapolis humanitarian development institute (MHDI), established by Moscow government. IISP is glad to congratulate Tatiana Maleva upon this assignment.

Since January 2012 Lilia N. Ovcharova was appointed IISP acting Director.




 
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