Project Database

Russian Federation
Russian Federation: Development of Social Protection in the Conditions of State Power Reform in the Russian Federation - Methodology and Legal Regulation
Subject Area
Social Security, Social Inclusion
Donor organization
Start of Project
August 2006
End of Project
February 2008
18 months
Partner Organisations
Description of Project
General objective:
To ensure minimal social protection guarantees throughout the Russian Federation.

Specific objectives:
To develop unified methodological approaches to solving the tasks of social protection development, establishment of social service standards and development of regulatory mechanisms.

  • Review of existing federal and regional policy and legislation on social services including quality standards and their application in the pilot oblasts and development of recommendations for change;
  • Development of minimum standards for social protection services in the pilot oblasts.
  • Support for creation of a regulatory mechanism for inspection, maintenance and continuing improvement of social protection standards
  • Dissemination of social care quality standards at federal level
Description of Services

Technical assistance in social protection reform:

  • legislative framework
  • policy advice
  • institutional framework
  • performance indicators
  • standardisation, certification and licensing of social services
  • administrative capacity building
  • training needs assessment, training methodology, training materials
  • training of administrative staff & social partners
  • manuals and procedural guidelines
  • study tours / internships