The public chamber will report on the state of civil society in 2018

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobacteria of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Archival photoThe public chamber will report on the state of civil society in 2018© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

Plenary session of Public chamber of the Russian Federation will take place on 3 and 4 December, the first day will be presented an annual report on the state of civil society in Russia, this year it focused on the role of civil society in the implementation of national projects.

In the preparation of the report were actively involved with the regional public chamber and representatives of the nonprofit sector; initiatives and proposals included in the report were discussed during the discussions on the eight forums active citizens «Community» in the Federal districts and the final forum in Moscow on 2-3 November 2018.

«In the center of the Public chamber are national projects now and in the next year. But in order to reach the goals set by the President, require a very high level of trust between the government and the society. We saw — and in the report it is stated — as in this year, some actions have increased the level of trust and we are proud of as a subdivision of the Russian Federation organized the observation of the presidential elections in March. Was compiled 150 of the thousands of observers in a short time, and this work raised the level of confidence in the government as a whole», — told RIA Novosti Secretary of the Public chamber Valery Fadeev.

The head of the Commission of Public chamber of the Russian Federation on ecology and environmental protection Albina Dudarev, in turn, reported that the OP of the Russian Federation will give serious attention to environmental issues. «The environment this year has become a trend, demand of the society. The whole year in the regions we are responsible with high civic engagement in this sphere», — she reported RIA Novosti.

According to Dudareva, OP of the Russian Federation in the past year reviewed the state NGOs working in the field of ecology, and found that «many NGOs are working either on order, or aktiviziruyutsya at the time of receipt of grants» and that «not quite happy».

«I would like the system to work towards some positive shift, environmental change, not just some spikes. We will continue to work with NGOs and to help those who are actually developing», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Great attention to the chamber next year is going to be given to development of social control institution in the field of ecology. «Is reform of the sphere of waste management, and illegal market resists. People who see these violations, they signal, they require that violations have been corrected. Without the institution of public control we can’t cope with implementing the President’s objectives — I am talking now about the national project «Ecology,» explained Dudarev.

The main trend of the next year she called a resource. «We need to preserve resources, Russia’s wealth should grow. That is the motto of the next year, and we as the Public chamber will continue to follow it,» says the member of the OP.

The plenary session will present insights on key themes of the report, including the results of dialogue between government and citizens, the dynamics of development, economic potential and public perception of the third sector, civic engagement in the context of mutual assistance, and vision of civil society of the future.

In the discussion of the report will be attended by members of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation and members of public chambers of subjects of the Russian Federation, and also representatives of public authorities, civil society activists, experts and media representatives. The report will be finalized taking into account the proposals of the participants of the plenary meeting, its final version will be available before the end of the year.

On the second day of the plenary meeting, 4 December, the main discussion, as well as the work of several thematic areas will be dedicated to the topic «Constitutional values and civil society. The 25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Russian Federation». There will also be a presentation of the multimedia interactive resource for the 12 December 2018 unified national lesson «the Constitution of my country.»

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