The conference took place on December 4-6 in the RANEPA, Moscow. Members of the Central Staff of the movement, co-chairmen of regional headquarters, agents of the President of Russia, members of the Russian Government and representatives of the expert community attended the conference. The ISEPR Foundation co-organized the conference.
Participants of the Action Forum discussed the progress of implementation of the President’s «May Decrees» on five discussion platforms: Social Justice, Fair and Efficient Economy, Society and Authority: Direct Dialogue, Quality of everyday life, Education and Culture as the Basis of National Identity. They also developed proposals for heads of ministries and departments.
Moderators of the roundtable discussion were co-chairs of the All-Russia People’s Front: State Duma deputy Olga Timofeeva, president of OPORA Rossii Alexander Brechalov, and also members of the Central Staff: State Duma vice-speaker, president of Znanie society Ludmila Shvetsova, member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation Lyubov Dukhanina, editor in chief of the Expert magazine Valery Fadeev.
At the round table Education and Culture as the Basis of National Identity executive director at the ISEPR Foundation Yekaterina Kurbangaleeva introduced results of the Monitoring of changes in the preschool education costs after Federal Law № 273 «On education in Russian Federation» was adopted.
On December 5, 2013 President of Russia, leader of the All-Russia People’s Front, Vladimir Putin participated in the Forum plenary discussion. Proposals elaborated earlier during the discussion platforms’ debates were aired during the meeting.
In his speech Vladimir Putin said: «Initiatives of the All-Russia People’s Front participants, their insistence and determination make authorities on all levels to move and function faster and more effectively, not pretend but take into account public’s opinion in practice.»