Session on RIA and the round table on regulation took place at the Higher School of Economics within the framework of the XVII International Academic Conference
Session O-10 “RIA in Russia: on the path to maturity” and the round table O-11 “Future of regulation” took place on April 21, 2016 at the Higher School of Economics in the framework of the XVII International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.
On December 16, 2015 Director of the RIA Center of IPAG HSE, an independent expert of the Advisory Committee on Entrepreneurship at the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Daniel TSYGANKOV spoke at the round table “Regulatory Impact Assessment as an integral element of the dialogue between business and government in the Eurasian Economic Commission” at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. The event was organized by the CCI together with MIBA and the Eurasian Economic Commission for the purpose of summarizing results of the first year of RIA mechanism use in the EEC.
On November 20, 2015 Daniel Tsygankov, Director of the RIA Center of IPAG HSE, spoke at the seminar “Practical issues of regulatory impact assessment procedures in the Tula region” in the Business Development Center of “Sberbank of Russia” (the city of Tula).
The first conference of Russian Association of Specialists in Program and Policy Evaluation “Program and Policy Evaluation in Russia: emerging profession”
Director of the RIA Center Daniel Tsygankov spoke at the first conference of Russian Association of Specialists in Program and Policy Evaluation “Program and Policy Evaluation in Russia: emerging profession” with report “Ways of RIA and EIA: mutual enrichment or separate existence?”
Peculiarities of the legislative regulation of the beer market in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union. Projects and Prospects
Director of the RIA Center, HSE Daniel Tsygankov moderated session №2 “Peculiarities of the legislative regulation of the beer market in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union. Projects and Prospects” at the Eurasian Brewing Forum, organized by “Vedomosti” newspaper.
More than one half of Russian regions are nominally engaged in the formation of the institution of regulatory impact assessment (RIA). Experts from the Regulatory Impact Assessment Centre at NRU HSE have revealed that assessment specialists have not undergone the requisite further training, analysis of the consequences of regulatory innovations for business and society are systematically overlooked and funds are allocated for pilot projects and training merely based on the leftover principle. That said, a number of regions are growth points for “smart regulation”.
On 5 December 2014 in St Petersburg, the expert session of the conference “Smart Regulation. Dialogue Between Business and Authority” discussed ONF [People's Front for Russia] monitoring and successful RIA case studies. The conference, held as part of the expert work of IPAMM for the Leningrad Region Economic Development and Investment Committee, drew a wide circle of officials, business owners, representatives of business associations, experts and academics.
On June 11-12th the OECD expert workshop devoted to the improvement of performance evaluation of government regulation took place in Berlin.
The Head of the RIA Center becomes a member of the initiative group to create the Russian Evaluation Association
Natalia Tyushkevich (Children's Fund, "Victoria", Moscow), Tatiana Liskina (Southern Regional Resource Center, Krasnodar), Marina Mikhailova ("Garant" Center, Arkhangelsk), Elena Malitskaya (Siberian Center for community initiatives support, Novosibirsk), Eugenia Verba (Association "Sluzhenie", Nizhny Novgorod), Vladimir Balakirev ("Process Consulting" Company, Moscow), Alexei Kuzmin (Company "Process Consulting", Moscow) and Daniel Tsygankov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) agreed to become members of the initiative group to create Russian Evaluation Association.