By John Okeke
The Civil Society Organisations in Russian have gone a long way as its initiatives has aided in the development of the country.
In a document released by Russian embassy in Abuja and made available to The Authority said Russian civil society has matured.
” As a fact there is a full-scale professional industry, which has been formed in the field of non- profit sector. That is naturally to see in that in recent years the role and participation of civil society in the development of this country has been steadily increasing,” the document said .
It continued ,” the main format for such participation is public control, the commitment of society to adjust or cancel unsuccessful management decisions.
Today, this foundation helps in forming gradually a new approach, style and standard of civil society participation in the life of this country – from control to participation. Its meaning centers around representatives of civil society, their engagement in the development of strategic projects.
“The preparation of the most important decisions should take place with the participation of members of the public, among whom there are a lot of professionals, often people who are even better than officials understand the essence of matters,” it said.
“The immersion of each active and responsible citizen is a criterion for the success of strategic initiatives, and the formation of a kind of “responsible class”,” it added.