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  • International Best Available Environmental Technologies Centre

    On the 1 st of October, 2010, within the framework of the project „BAT/BEP Centre for environmentally safe disposal of potentially hazardous consumer products and industrial wastes“ in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization „International Best Available Environmental Technologies Centre“ was registered.

  • International Theoretical and Practical Conference «Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal»
    International Theoretical and Practical Conference «Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal»

    The International Theoretical and Practical Conference “Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal” was held on the 11-12 th of November in Russian Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas in Moscow.

  • Round-table meeting «Industrial Integration of EurAsEC»
    Round-table meeting «Industrial Integration of EurAsEC»

    A round-table meeting “Industrial Integration of EurAsEC” was held in the Analytical Centre under the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow on the 6 th of October. The event was jointly prepared by the Analytical Centre under the Government of the Russian Federation and the UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Co-operation in the Russian Federation.

  • International Theoretical and Practical Conference «Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal»
    International Theoretical and Practical Conference «Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal»

    Dear colleagues!

    We are pleased to invite you to participate in International Theoretical and Practical Conference “Contemporary Approaches to Electric and Electronic Waste Recycling and Disposal”, which will be held on the 11-12 th of November in Russian Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas in auditorium 444 (65, Leninsky prospect, Moscow, Russian Federation).

  • UNIDO, Russia discuss industrial integration of Eurasian Economic Community at Moscow conference
    UNIDO, Russia discuss industrial integration of Eurasian Economic Community at Moscow conference

    Ways to further expand and enhance the industrial integration of the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) and link them with UNIDO global networks were discussed at a conference held in Moscow this week.

  • International Parliamentary Conference «Russia-Africa: Horizons of Cooperation»
    International Parliamentary Conference «Russia-Africa: Horizons of Cooperation»

    MOSCOW, 15-16 June 2010 — The International Parliamentary Conference «Russia-Africa: Horizons of Cooperation» took place in Moscow. Deputies of the State Duma of Russia, members of the Federation Council of Russia, deputies of the African national parliaments, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, ambassadors of the African countries, representatives of other governmental institutions, business community and experts from Russia and 39 African states met for discussions in friendly atmosphere.

  • UNIDO Director-General in Moscow for meetings with Russian officials, to sign agreement on financing project
    UNIDO Director-General in Moscow for meetings with Russian officials, to sign agreement on financing project

    MOSCOW, 17 May 2010 – Building the technical capacity of Sierra Leone’s fishing sector and applying cost-effective seafood processing technologies are the aims of a project by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) that will be financed by the Russian Federation.

    An agreement on this was signed in Moscow today by UNIDO Director-General, Kandeh K. Yumkella, and the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Alexander Yakovenko.

    “Today’s agreement to fund a project in Sierra Leone is a clear example that Russia is becoming a major voluntary contributor to the work of UNIDO,” said Yumkella.
    According to an agreement signed in 2009, UNIDO will receive a special purpose contribution worth USD 2.6 million per annum from the Russian Federation for environmental and technology promotion projects in the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) and in Sierra Leone.

  • UNIDO Director-General discusses projects for Tatarstan with President Minnikhanov
    UNIDO Director-General discusses projects for Tatarstan with President Minnikhanov

    KAZAN, Russia, 15 May 2010 – The economic, industrial and investment potential of the Republic of Tatarstan and joint projects with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) were discussed during a meeting between President Rustam Minnikhanov and UNIDO Director-General in Kazan.

  • Director-General Yumkella at Nevsky Ecological Congress
    Director-General Yumkella at Nevsky Ecological Congress

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, 14 May 2010 – UNIDO Director-General, Kandeh K. Yumkella, urged today Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States to invest more into research and development to support new breakthrough technologies for sustainable development.