Presidential Administration gives priority to work with NGOs

The Presidential administration has identified cooperation with socially-orientated NGOs as a priority activity

Russian Federation, 25.08.2015

As part of the optimisation of the Presidential Domestic Policy Directorate, additional priority has been given to the Department for Cooperation with NGOs and Civil Society Institutions.

The main objective of the Department for Cooperation with NGOs and Civil Society Institutions will be interaction with socially-orientated non-profit organisations, reportsĀ Kommersant. The department will report directly to the Head of the Presidential Domestic Policy DirectorateĀ Tatiana Voronova.Ā A source within the administrationĀ has informed the publication that the department will be headed by someone with experience in the non-profit sector.

PresidentĀ Vladimir Putin previouslyĀ requested a review of legal practices regulating the activities of NGOs, andĀ the submission of proposals ā€œon measures for additional legal regulation of the activities of socially-orientated NGOs and NGOs whose activities are aimed atĀ the achievement of socially useful objectivesā€.

Author:Ā Georgi Ivanushkin

http://www.asi.org.ru/news/administratsiya-prezidenta-vydelila-vzaimodejstvie-s-so-nko-v-prioritetnoe-napravlenie-deyatelnosti/

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