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The seminar on public-private partnership was held in the Office of the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Central Federal District

27.10.13

The seminar on public-private partnership was held in the framework of the meeting of the Council at the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Central Federal District to promote the development of small and medium-sized businesses on October 25, 2013. The event was organized by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation together with the Office of the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Central Federal District.

The seminar was attended by heads of relevant departments of the federal executive bodies, offices and agencies, representatives of all 18 subjects of the Russian Federation, which are members of the Federal District, Moscow, as well as leaders of nonprofit organizations, law firms and business entities.

Opening statements were made by the Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation to the Central Federal District Olga Atyukova and Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Sergey Belyakov.

The structure of the seminar was divided into three parts - considering the legal aspects of public-private partnership, guidelines for the implementation of the projects of public-private partnership and experience of practical implementation of the projects of public-private partnership in the subjects of the Russian Federation, which are the members of the Central Federal District.

Lawyer of public-private partnership practice and infrastructure of Vegas Lex law firm Mikhail Kornev made a presentation in the framework of the legal unit of the seminar. During his speech, he focused on the legal and regulatory framework of public-private partnership, as well as the basic instruments and institutions of development of public-private partnership. In addition, he paid particular attention to a draft law on public-private partnership, which is now being prepared for the second reading in the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Key aspects of the draft law, as well as innovations that had been added to the current version after extensive discussions in the expert community were covered.

The Chairman of the Board of Public-Private Partnership Development Center Pavel Seleznev commented on the guidelines for preparing and implementing the public-private partnership projects in the subjects of the Russian Federation developed by Public-Private Partnership Development Center with the support of Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. During his speech, he designated the purpose of the recommendation development and problems, for the solution of which these recommendations are aimed. He also discloses key sections of the recommendations: the basis of public-private partnership, public and municipal governance in the sphere of public-private partnership, management of public-private partnership projects.

In the end of the event representatives of executive authorities of Ryazan region and Tambov region told about public-private partnership projects implemented in the Central Federal District. Good practices and problems in the regions in the process of start and implementation of projects were presented.

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