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Presidential Councils

Council for Economic Modernisation and Innovative Development »

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The Council’s key tasks are to address issues related to developing state policy with regard to the modernisation and technological development of Russia’s economy, to coordinate work of federal executive authorities, regional executive authorities, bodies of local self-government, business and expert communities with regard to the modernisation and technological development of Russia’s economy, and to identify priorities, forms and methods of state regulation aimed at modernising and technologically developing Russia’s economy.

Council for Interethnic Relations »

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The Council’s objective is to improve state policy in the field of interethnic relations. The Council is a Presidential consultative and advisory body, established to ensure cooperation between the federal state power bodies, bodies of state power in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local authorities, public associations, and academic and other organisations in addressing issues related to implementation of the state policy of the Russian Federation. The Council’s main responsibilities are to review the conceptual framework, goals and targets of the state policy, to determine the methods, forms and stages of its implementation, to discuss the practical implementation of the state policy, to draft proposals for the President with regard to state policy priorities, to ensure cooperation between the federal and regional state bodies, local governments, NGOs, and academic and other organisations on issues of interethnic relations.

Council for Countering Corruption »

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The Council’s main tasks are: drafting proposals for the President on structuring and implementing state anti-corruption policy; coordinating efforts of the federal and regional executive authorities and local self-government bodies in carrying out state anti-corruption policy; overseeing implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Plan.

Council for Civil Society and Human Rights »

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The Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights is a consultative body established to assist the President in the exercise of his constitutional responsibilities to guarantee and protect human rights and freedoms, keep the President informed on the situation in this area, facilitate development of civil society institutions in Russia, and draft proposals for the President on matters within its mandate.

Council for the Financial Market Development »

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The Presidential Council for the Financial Market Development is a consultative body established to enhance state policy on financial market development in the Russian Federation.

Council for the Local Self-Government Development »

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The Presidential Council for the Local Self-Government Development is a consultative body established to enhance state policy on local self-government.

Council for Science and Education »

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The Presidential Council for Science and Education is a consultative body established to inform the President on the situation in these three areas, coordinate his contacts with scientific organisations, educational establishments, and members of the science and education communities, and draft proposals on topical issues concerning state science, technology and innovation policy and state education policy. The Council receives and organises expert examination of nominees for the Russian Federation State Prize for Science and Technology and President of the Russian Federation’s Prize for Young Scientists for Achievements in Science and Innovation, examines issues related to the award of these two prizes, and makes the relevant proposals to the President.

Council for Culture and Art »

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The Presidential Council for Culture and Art is a consultative body established to inform the President on the situation in culture and the arts, coordinate his contacts with cultural and artistic organisations and members of the culture and arts communities, and draft proposals on topical issues concerning state policy in culture and the arts. The Council receives and organises expert examination of nominees for the Russian Federation State Prize for Literature and the Arts and the Russian Federation State Prize for Outstanding Humanitarian Achievements, examines issues related to the award of these two prizes, and makes the relevant proposals to the President.

Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport »

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The Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport is a consultative body established to coordinate efforts of the federal, regional and local self-government authorities, public organisations, physical culture and sports organisations and other groups in matters related to state policy in physical culture and sport, excellence in sports, and also preparation and organisation of the 2014 Sochi XXII Winter Olympics and XI Paralympics, and the 2013 Kazan XXVII Summer Universiade.

Council for Codification and Enhancement of Civil Legislation »

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The Presidential Council for Codification and Enhancement of Civil Legislation is a consultative body established to coordinate efforts of the federal, regional and local self-government authorities, public organisations, research and other organisations in matters related to enhancing civil legislation.

Council for Coordination with Religious Organisations »

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The Council for Coordination with Religious Organisations is a presidential consultative body that carries out preliminary examination and drafts proposals for the President on relations between the President and religious organisations and on raising society’s level of spiritual culture.

Council for Cossack Affairs »

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The Presidential Council for Cossack Affairs is a consultative body established to assist in implementation of state policy regarding Russia’s Cossacks.

Economic Council »

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The President of the Russian Federation’s Economic Council is a consultative body, set for drafting suggestions on key areas in the national socioeconomic policy, designing strategies and tactics to implement it, and developing mechanisms to assure the economy’s stable advancement and technological renewal.

Council for the Implementation of Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy »

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The Council’s purpose is to improve work on carrying out priority national projects and demographic policy. The Council is a presidential consultative body that ensures coordination between the federal, regional, local authorities, public groups, and scientific and other organisations in examining issues related to priority national projects and demographic policy. The Council is headed by the President of the Russian Federation.

Coordination Council for Implementing the National Children’s Strategy for 2012-2017 »

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The Presidential Coordination Council for Implementing the 2012–2017 National Children's Strategy is an advisory and consultative body under the President of the Russian Federation that was created with the aim of ensuring assistance to federal, regional and municipal government agencies, government agencies in the federal constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local self-governments, public associations, scientific and other organisations in looking at issues pertaining to the implementation of the National Children's Strategy for 2012–2017.

Council for Housing Policy and Affordability »

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The Presidential Council for Housing Policy and Improving Housing Accessibility is a consultative and coordinating body under the President of the Russian Federation created with the aim of improving state housing policy, providing conditions to improve housing accessibility for various categories of citizens and developing housing construction within the Russian Federation.

Presidential National Council for Professional Qualifications »

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The Presidential National Council for Professional Qualifications is an advisory body under the President of the Russian Federation created with the aim of looking into issues pertaining to creating and developing in Russia a system of professional qualifications.

Council on the Russian Language »

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The Presidential Council on the Russian Language is a consultative and coordinating body under the President’s oversight. The Council was established to improve state policy on developing, protecting and supporting the Russian language, guaranteeing Russian Federation citizens’ right to use the official state language, and to coordinate the work of federal, regional, and local government bodies, public associations and cultural, arts, academic, educational and other organisations, including non-commercial organisations working in international humanitarian cooperation.

Presidential Councils