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On April 14 2017 representatives of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics headed by vice-rector for Research, V.G. Minashkin, took part in the II congress of the All Russian social organization "Russian association of statistics".
The purposes of RAS are the following: to promote the development of statistical science and practice; to assist in training and professional development of statistical staff; to pose of issues related to problems of statistics, ways and methods of solving these problems to the executive and the legislative bodies; to promote international cooperation in the field of statistics and to develop relations with the statistical communities in foreign countries, the integration of Russian statisticians in the world scientific and professional community.
V.G. Minashkin, vice-rector for Research of PRUE, I.I. Eliseeva, scientific advisor of RAS, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Science, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, head of academic department of statistics and econometrics of Saint Petersburg State University of Economics; A.E. Surinov, head of Federal State Statistics Service; V.L. Sokolin, Chairman of Statistics Committee of CIS; L.V. Burmistrov, member of the social committee of Rosstat, vice-president of JSC "KROS"; Yu.K. Shokamanov, deputy director of the Department of statistics of EEC; V.V. Kuznetsov, director of Information centre of UN.
The event covered such subjects as: RAS's activity for increasing statistics literacy and popularization of statistics, cooperation between RAS and social organizations, RAS's activity in the field of development and improvement of statistics education and for development of statistics science.