The idea of creating the Russian Investment Agency was supported by the international investment community and takes a real shape
Supported by Vladimir Putin in 2011 and announced by Dmitry Medvedev on the XII International Economic Forum Sochi-2013 in late September, the initiative of creating the Russian Investment Agency for Attracting Investments to the regions takes a real shape.
National Council for Investment Climate Development has became a member of The World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA).
From April 2013 National Council for Investment Climate Development become a member of The World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA).
The annual WAIPA World Investment Conference this year was held in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 11Ц12 2013.
It brought together international panels, government officials, senior executives from the private sector, representatives from Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs), as well as members of civil society and academia. From Russia representatives of Agency for Strategic Initiatives and National Council for Investment Climate Development took part in the conference.
The newspaper "Vedomosti" supported by the Agency of Strategic Initiatives held a round table "National business initiative in action."
The moderator of the round table was Artyom Avetisyan, Director of the Department "New Business", Agency of Strategic Initiatives, Chairman of the "Club leaders." The round table was attended by the Chairman of the National Council for Investment Climate Development, Yury Voicehovsky.
Chairman of the National Council for Investment Climate Development Yury Voicehovsky took part in the round table "Independent Director: how to meet modern requirements," conducted by the Association of Independent Directors.
These days the demand for independent board members from both the state and the private sector is increased. For example, at the moment, independent directors occupy more than 2000 positions in the board of directors of public companies.
A leading business risk insurer "Coface Latvia", in collaboration with the public relations agency "Consensus PR" and newspaper "Dienas Bizness" organized Country Risk conference "Business opportunities in a changing global economy".
The conference was lead by the Coface Group business risk analysts, and officers of banking and financial industry experts from Europe discussed the upcoming changes in the Baltic States and the world economy next year.
All-Russian Public Organization УBusiness RussiaФ arranged a round table "Development of favorable investment climate and adequate incentive mechanisms in small and medium-sized businesses"
Chairman of The National Council for Investment Climate Development Yury Voicehovsky took part in the round table.
Participants of the discussion on RBC TV channel, programme Forum answered the question "How to open the way to investments?"
Chairman of The National Council for Investment Climate Development Yury Voicehovsky and General Director of Agency Strategic Initiatives Andrey Nikitin took part in the programme Forum on RBC channel. The topic of the programme was "The way to investments". During the programme the participants discussed the question of investment climate improvement in Russia. To do this it is necessary in the nearest future to develop common methods that will allow Russia to reach leading positions in the world. First of all: to liquidate administrative barriers, support clever initiatives, create skilled staff...
President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev met with representatives of large banks.
Mikhail Alekseev, Member of Supervisory Board of the National Council for Investment Climate Development, Chairman of the Management Board of UniCredit Bank took part in the meeting of President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev with representatives of large banks. Sergey M. Ignatiev, Chairman of the Bank of Russia. Anton G. Siluanov, Finance Minister of the Russian Federation and Elvira S. Nabiullina, The Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation took part in the meeting as well.
City Week 2012
Oleg M Preksin, Member of the Supervisory Board of the National Council for Investment Climate Development, Vice-President of Association of Russian Bank, Professor of Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation took part in the City Week 2012 in the session Moscow as an International Financial Center.