13.09.2008 | LEAP | Legislative Institute in Kazan: Day 1
A 4-day Legislative Education and Practice (LEAP) Follow-On Program Legislative Institute took place in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation, on September 13-16, 2008. The theme of the institute was the “Use of Technology to Allow Transparency of Legislative Processes in Russia and in the United States”. 40 university students and young professionals from Barnaul, Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladimir and Kyiv participated in a mock legislature that simulated the legislative process in the Tatar Parliament. The institute was hosted by the Kazan City Administration, Office of Russian State Duma (Parliament) Deputy Vikoria Cherkesova, Kazan State Finance and Economics Institute and Kazan State University.