E-Waste Academy in Moscow

April 20, 2017

On May 15-19, 2017, a training course provided by the E-Waste Academy will take place in Moscow. The course is organized by the UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Cooperation (further to as the UNIDO Centre) in the Russian Federation and the United Nations University, with the financial support of the Federal Environmental Agency of Germany, organizational and methodological assistance of the international organization for e-waste disposal StEP Initiative and the WEEE Recyclers Association (APET).

The course of the E-waste Academy is provided within the project on the development of a regional management system for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in the countries of the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS). The project’s concept was developed by the UNIDO Centre and presented for the first time at the session of the CIS Council on industrial policy in 2014.

The lectures will be delivered by international experts from the field of WEEE management. The organizers invite for participation representative of the field-related ministries and other state institutions of the member-countries of the CIS, as well as representatives of the private sector – companies and organizations working in the area of e-waste recycling. The course of the E-Waste Academy is expected to lay the foundation for the establishment of an expert community in the CIS member-countries possessing the expertise and knowledge necessary for the development and implementation of WEEE management systems on a national and regional levels.

For all questions, including about the terms of participation in the course, please contact the UNIDO Centre in Russia:
Tel: 8(499) 198-9809, 8(499) 943-0021;
Email: tooltaeva@gmail.com; weeerecyclers@gmail.com.