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At a conference in Yaroslavl was going to "the flower of public opinion"

September 14 2009

In the first international conference "Modern State and Global Security, which launched today in Yaroslavl , will be attended by over 500 politicians, economists and scientists from 18 countries worldwide.

The conference began with a speech by Governor of the Yaroslavl region Sergey Vakhrukov. According to him, the main question to be answered to the conference, what should be the modern state make the world a sustainable, more secure, but the state would become more efficient, reports In his speech, head of the region also noted that the global crisis has led to deficiencies of corporate and public governance. Speaking about the need to improve the quality of public administration, the formulation of new rules of governance in post-crisis era, Sergei Vakhrukov stressed that to build an effective state must use "management experience and management experience of other successful countries," and participants in Yaroslavl forum will focus just on solving the these global issues of global security.

Director of the Institute for Public Planning Valery Fadeev, who will now lead the section "Social Responsibility of the modern state as a factor of global stability," in his speech said that the government changed its role and functions of the XX century. In particular, the changed role of the state in the distribution of wealth - and the international financial crisis "sobered many." According to Mr. Fadeev, the society of global consumption is nearing an end and is in a deadlock. The crisis has made it clear that the state as an institution to transform its function. The crisis is now forcing to change the world and, importantly, Russia is not simply included in the global debate on these major issues of our time, but - and this is very important! - Initiates the discussion on key issues of our time, the correspondent from Yaroslavl.

"With the arrival of Dmitry Medvedev as president level discussions of democracy has risen to a new level, a whole new level," - said the moderator section, "Interstate Cooperation and the effectiveness of global institutions," the head of the Institute of Contemporary Development Igor Jurgens. He noted the relationship of an international conference with the recent conversion Rosisi President Dmitry Medvedev to the nation in the article "Russia Forward!". According to Jürgens, the first domestic political debate shall be made at the international level.

Rector of Yaroslavl State University, Alexander Rusakov, in turn, said that now in Yaroslavl assembled the cream of public opinion, people who are close to the problems of government efficiency and international security issues. According to him, at the beginning of the XXI century "we stand at the turn of the break-up of ideas about how the state should develop further."

Recall that the 1-st International Conference "Modern State and Global Security" in Yaroslavl is held under the auspices of President Dmitry Medvedev, the Kremlin expects that this forum will become a tradition.

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