Director of the UNIDO Centre presents UNIDO project funding opportunities for Russian business
November 10, 2017
The Director of the UNIDO Centre in the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey Korotkov took part in the workshop “Participation of Russian business in project financing of International Organizations” organized by the All Russia Public Organization “Business Russia” on 9 November 2017.
In addition to representatives of the UNIDO Centre, heads of substantive units of the Eurasian Development Bank, International Investment Bank, International Bank for Economic Cooperation, Bank of Russia, Association of Russian Banks, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Russian Export Centre, Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Club, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, representatives of business and expert community attended the event. The workshop was moderated by Mrs. Nonna Kagramanyan, Vice-President of “Business Russia”. Participants discussed the conditions for eligibility and the provision of funding to Russian projects by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, BRICS New Development Bank and other financial institutions.
In particular, Mr. Korotkov presented current UNIDO Centre projects and cooperation opportunities for Russian business and UNIDO within the framework of joint future initiatives in the field of industrial development. The Director of the UNIDO Centre elaborated on new approaches to the identification of funding opportunities for technical assistance projects aimed at import substitution development and application of innovative solutions in industry in the Russian Federation.