Russian Government Commissions

The Government Council on Guardianship

Chair of the Government Council on Guardianship

The Government Council on Guardianship is a consultative body established to discuss the most important issues related to healthcare as well as the social security of citizens in difficult circumstances, such as children lacking parental guardianship and people with disabilities. The Council is also responsible for developing proposals on improving state social policy.

Members of the Government Council on Guardianship:

Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister (Council Chair);

Yulia Basova, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Morozov Children’s Clinical Hospital of the Moscow Department of Healthcare, Board Chair of Kvadra-Generating Company (Deputy Chair of the Council, external adviser);

Sergei Litovchenko, Board Chairman of the inter-regional public organisation Association of Managers (Deputy Chairman of the Council, external adviser);

Yelena Topoleva-Soldunova, Director of the independent non-profit organisation Agency of Social Information, Chair of the Public Chamber Commission for Social Policy, Labour Relations and Quality of Life o (Deputy Chair of the Council, external adviser);

Y. Yemelyanova, Assistant at the Secretariat of Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets (executive secretary of the Council);

Yelena Alshanskaya, President of the Volunteers Supporting Orphans charity (external adviser);

Mikhail Barshchevsky, Government Envoy to the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation;

Artyom Baktemirov, General Director of Pharmacy Network 36.6 (external adviser);

Yegor Beroyev, founder of the Ya Yest! charity supporting children with developmental disabilities (external adviser);

Yury Zhulev, Co-Chair of the All-Russian Union of Patient Associations (external adviser);

Irina Kibina, Vice President for Public Relations at TNK-BP Management (external adviser);

Yelena Klochko, Special Representative for Moscow and the Moscow Region of the interregional organisation Association in Support of Children and Adults with Physical and Psychological Disorders (external adviser);

Yevgeny Koren, Head of the Department for Psychological Pathology of Infants and Adolescents at the Moscow Psychiatry Research Institute of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation;

Vadim Menshov, Director of Special (Correctional) Boarding School No. 8 in Moscow for orphans and children without parental guardianship and children with health problems (external adviser);

Anatoly Nazeikin, Chairman of the Communication Workers’ Union of Russia (external adviser);

Liliya Ovcharova, Director of the non-profit organisation Independent Social Policy Institute (external adviser);

Alexander Ordzhonikidze, General Director of National Media Group (external adviser);

Maxim Osipov, President of the non-profit charitable organisation Society to Support the Tarusa Central District Hospital (external adviser);

Larisa Rayevskaya, Chief Children’s Psychiatrist of the Ministry of Healthcare for the Southern Federal District, Chief Physician of the Volgograd Region Children’s Clinical Psychiatric Hospital (Centre of Psychiatric Health of Children and Teenagers) (external adviser);

Vitaly Rubtsov, Rector of the Moscow Psychology Pedagogical University (external adviser);

Yelena Feoktistova, Director of the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility and Non-Financial Accounting at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (external adviser);

Chulpan Khamatova, Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees of Podari Zhizn, a charity to support children with onco-haematological and other grave illnesses (external adviser);

Irina Yasina, Head of the Social Rating Centre of RIA Novosti (Russian Agency of International Information).