Openness is prioritized
December 6 – Valery Fedorov, VCIOM General Director, presented the rating of openness of federal bodies of executive power. The rating is based upon the assessments provided by four groups such as population, frontline workers, business representatives and experts. The data was announced at the meeting of the Government Commission for the Coordination of the Open Government. The meeting discussed questions related to the expert evaluation of the government bodies, monitoring methodology, results of the implementation of the openness concept in the government bodies, priorities for the upcoming year and future activities of the public councils at the federal bodies in 2017.