Meeting of the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS

First session of the Board of Experts on Economy Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS) took place in Tauride (Tavrichesky) Palace on March 12.

Residents of IPA CIS and representatives of different organizations from following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia participated in the event.

Common economic wealth in the CIS region and core challenges in economic growth and development were the key topics rised on the meeting.

Among major speakers were:

  • Igor Maksimtsev – Unecon rector and Chairman of the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS
  • Mikhail Krotov – Head of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the Affairs of Independent States Commonwealth, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots
  • Dmitry Miropolsky – Head of the Theoretical Economics and History of Economics Research Department Unecon
  • Dmitry Kobitskiy - Acting Secretary General - Head of the IPA CIS Council Secretariat

Acting Secretary General - Head of the IPA CIS Council Secretariat Dmitry Kobitskiy gave a welcome speech to the members and opened a session and then Igor Maksimtsev defined the line of the meeting: «Today we will concentrate on a current economic status of CIS countries. Not only from the side of economic capacity comprehensive fulfilment in each country, but, it is very important, from resources and stocks point of view in order to implement economic integration capacity of CIS countries within taking into the cosideration modellegialation and lawmaking”

 

Additionally, members of Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS and invited experts discussed about actual trends in integrative cooperation between CIS countries including long-term development and economic security and found out new questions to discuss about at next session.

 

Board of Experts on Economy Economy at the IPA CIS had a changes in its executive board:

  • Valery Goncharov – the Head of Centre for System Analysis & Strategic Research at National Academy of Science of Belarus, had been chosen as a Vice-Chairman of the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS
  • Andrey Vaganov – Head of the Department of Model Legislation in the sphere of state-building and economics in IPA CIS Council, had been chosen as an Executive Secretary of the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS

Cooperation between Unecon and IPA CIS Council:

In 2015 IPA CIS Council Secretariat and Unecon signed an agreement on cooperation. Expert evaluation of model legal acts in economics sphere is included in collaboration frameworks together with numerous of other diverse directions.

In February 2017 the Research Department of IPA CIS Council Secretariat – under the name «Eurasian Integration» Research Department was created at Unecon. Division works to satisfy IPA CIS needs in science, congress activities and awareness-building operations.

In July 2017 Unecon addressed to Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council, Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko an initiative to consider a creation of the Board of Experts at the IPA CIS in order to sophisticate legislation base in the economic sphere.

In October 2017 the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS was created on the base of the decision of IPA CIS Council.

In November 2018 Unecon Rector Igor Maksimtsev was confirmed by IPA CIS Council as a Chairman of the Board of Experts on Economy at the IPA CIS.

 

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