Legislative Aspects of Global Economic Development Discussed at International Forum
On June 4-5, the Development of Parliamentarism International Forum was held in Moscow. HSE experts took part in the forum organization, with several research departments from the university providing programming support for the event.
Representatives from 96 countries attended the forum, including more than 600 politicians and experts, and 58 national parliamentary delegations. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message welcoming attendees. Participants discussed issues of legislative support for global economic development in the 21st century, the role of parliaments in strengthening international security, and the development of national legislation and law-making in the interests of sovereign peoples.
HSE experts participated in the section entitled ‘Legislative Support for the Development of the World Economy in the 21st Century. Directions, Technologies, Resources’. Their report included a brief analysis of the features of the world economy through the prism of global technological trends and their impact on various aspects of socioeconomic development.
HSE experts prepared a position paper entitled ‘New Principles and Individual Practices in Legal Regulation amid Technological Revolutions’ for participants of a business breakfast, which focused on topics related to ‘The Digital World: A Look into the Future’. The paper featured the role of advanced legislative regulation in ensuring sustainable economic development, demonstrated a variety of different approaches to regulation, identified challenges in responding to technological changes, and discussed possible principles and tools of ‘new regulation’.
‘Both materials are interdisciplinary in nature, and we managed to bring together a team of very strong experts to prepare them’, says HSE Director for Economic Policy Yuri Simachev. ‘Colleagues from several departments at the university worked on them, including the Centre of Development Institute, HSE — Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development, the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, the Institute of Legal Regulation, the Institute for Transport Economics and Transport Policy Studies, and the Institute of Education.’
Alexey Ivanov, Director of HSE — Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development, and HSE Director for Economic Policy Yuri Simachev took part in the sections of the forum, while Igor Agamirzian, HSE Vice President, attended the business breakfast.
On December 18, Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of HSE University – St Petersburg, and Georgy Vilinbakhov, Deputy General Director of the State Hermitage Museum, signed an agreement on cooperation between the university and the museum in the education and research.
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Members of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) and the HSE administration have discussed the results of the committee’s annual meeting.
The annual meeting of the HSE International Advisory Committee will be held December 12-13 in Moscow. In the run-up to the event, HSE News Service has talked to two new members of the committee, Marcelo Knobel, Rector of University of Campinas (Brasil), and Francisco Marmolejo, the World Bank’s Lead Tertiary Education Specialist.
On November 26, the HSE Faculty of Computer Science held the ‘IT Girls Night’ for the fifth time. This year the event was organized within the University of London’s campaign ‘Worldwide Conversation on Women’s Higher Education and Equality in the Workplace’. This campaign celebrates 150 years since the University of London opened up its ‘Special Examinations for Women’, the first university-level examinations offered for women in the UK. Ten years later, this step led to the University of London becoming the first institution of higher education in the UK to open up full degrees for women.
On November 20-24, Salvatore Zappala, Associate Professor of Organizational Change and Development, University of Bologna, School of Psychology, is visiting HSE Moscow as part of the programme of cooperation between HSE and the University of Bologna. Professor Zappala and Evgeniya Kravchenko, Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology of the Faculty of Social Sciences, shared their expectations of the visit with HSE News Service.
HSE has hosted its graduation ceremony for students of the international programme French (European) Economic Law, which the university carries out in conjunction with long-time HSE partner Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin gave out the diplomas, as did Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne leadership, a first in the programme’s history.
International Partner Week at HSE has brought together representatives of 25 universities from 15 countries of Europe, South-East Asia and the U.S., with which HSE has various cooperation agreements. During the event, the participants exchange information about their universities and their internationalization initiatives.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.
On September 20-21, the Perm campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the sixth International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (iCare6), an event that focuses on research with applications to and implications for real-life problems. The conference acronym reflects its motto: iCare = I care.