Autonomous nonprofit organization “Strategic Partnership on economic and social development of the North-West federal district” was established on 28th of September 2012 by 11 regions of North-West Russia and largest North-West companies (at that stage 74 company).
The main goal of the Partnership is to ensure the interaction of government, business and civil society for development and realization of a coherent socio-economic policy in the implementation of the Strategy of socio-economic development of the North-West Federal District until 2020, and the organization of practical actions for the cooperation on the inter-regional level.
Partnership’s administration is exercised by the Supervisory Board including North-West Russia governors and representatives of the largest companies. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Partnership is the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the North-West Federal District. His deputies are Chairman of the Coordination Council of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the North-West Federal District Alexey Mordashov and the Deputy Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the North-West Federal District Anastasia Kuznetsova.
For the current management within the “Strategic Partnership “North-West “ was created the Expert Council. For realization of certain projects and issues Expert Council can found working groups consisting of Partnership founders representatives and the involved experts. The objective of the working groups is to arrange the expert work, prepare draft decisions and proposals for the Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the North-West Federal District concerning measures of state support for the submitted projects and programs , coordinate activities on implementation of these projects.
Current activity and projects:
Actualization of the Strategy of socio-economic development of the North-West Federal District until 2020;
Transport (Elaboration of the Strategy of development of regional and local aviation; Belkomur project, Kandalaksha-Salla project, Complex development of the Murmansk transport hub);
Development of the Arctic region;
Public Private Partnership projects;
Ecology (Project on extention of area of the Kurgalsky national park, Federal Law on Protection of Lakes Ladoga and Onega);