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Presidential Social Projects Directorate established

October 20, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order On Improving State Policy on Patriotic Education, which provides for the establishment of a Social Projects Directorate as part of the Presidential Executive Office.

Vladimir Putin approved the Statute on the Presidential Directorate for Social Projects, which outlines the Directorate’s main objectives and functions, its structure and activities.

The Directorate’s main tasks include drafting within their competence and submitting to the President and the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office materials and proposals on ways to strengthen the spiritual and moral foundations of Russian society, improving the patriotic education of young people, developing and implementing public projects in this sphere, and ensuring communication between the President and public associations and other civil society organisations.

Pavel Zenkovich has been appointed Chief of the Presidential Directorate for Social Projects.

October 20, 2012