Administrative Intergovernmental Agreements, Russia

  • Ivan LeksinEmail author
Living reference work entry



An administrative intergovernmental agreement is a negotiated arrangement between executive bodies and individual officials belonging to two or more governments within a country. Such a bilateral or multilateral document contains either legally binding or non-binding provisions devoted to public administration issues. Administrative nature of the discussed agreements manifests in three dimensions:
  • Institutions and officials performing administrative functions act as the parties of the agreements.

  • Execution of these functions is the primary matter of these agreements.

  • The latter are usually subordinates to the legislative measures.


Russia belongs to a relatively small group of countries where administrative agreements have been being extensively used for shaping federal-regional, interregional, regional-municipal, and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public AdministrationLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia