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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
Business and Industry
Peace and Security
Science and Technology
Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
Human rights of women
Population distribution and internal migration
Reproduction, family formation and the status of women
Information and Communications Technologies
Protecting and managing the natural resources
Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Country of activity:
Millennium Development Goals:
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Achieve universal primary education
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Ensure environmental sustainability
Develop global partnership for development
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Year of registration (YYYY):
Each convocation of the CCRF establishes Commissions, main working bodies to deal with pressing issues of social and economic development. Each member of the CCRF may enter at least one Commission with a casting vote and may join any other Commission with a right of deliberative vote.
There are total 15 Commissions, 6 Inter-Commission Working Groups and 4 Research Institutes in the actual structure of the Chamber.
In addition the members of the Civic Chamber may set up Ad Hoc Working Groups to conduct expertise of socially important bills underway in the Russian Parliament inviting representatives of the civil society organizations, government officials to join the Working Groups as experts.
Board of the Civic Chamber is the main governing body that guidelines, regulates and coordinates all the activities of the CCRF. It is composed of the President of the Civic Chamber, Vice-Presidents, Chairmen of the Commissions and Inter-Commission Working Groups and Heads of the Research Institutes.
Number and type of members:
The Civic Chamber consists of 126 members working on a voluntary basis, with their term of office of 3 years (prior to 2011 – 2 years).
The CCRF is formed in three stages. First, following consultations with national NGOs and other civil society organizations the President of the Russian Federation appoints 42 members of the Chamber, selected among eminent public figures. Second, the 42 members already approved by the President elect via preferential voting another 42 members among candidates nominated by all-Russian civil society associations and NGOs. Third, 84 members of the CCRF choose 42 representatives from regional and inter-regional organizations from each of the 8 federal districts of Russia.
Funding structure other:
The Public Treasury Institution "Executive Office of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation"