- UNIDO Centre and Bashkortostan strenghten cooperation
On October 18, the Director of the UNIDO Centre in Russia, Sergey Korotkov, met with the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Rustem Mardanov on the sidelines of the Fourth Forum on Small Business of the SCO and BRICS Regions in Ufa. The meeting was devoted to discussions of possible areas of cooperation in the context of industrial potential development of Bashkortostan, mainly through improvement of competitiveness of local enterprises on external markets.
- Is waste-to-energy a sustainable solution?
Policymakers, experts and academics from Germany, Austria, Brazil, Switzerland and Russia, came together at the Russian Energy Week to discuss how to how to deal with increasing volumes of waste and increasing demand for energy. At a session entitled “Strengthening international alliances for localization of Waste-to-Energy solutions”, participants shared experiences of the implementation of waste-to-energy solutions in their respective countries.
- Second Baikal International Ecological Water Forum concluded in Irkutsk
The Second Baikal International Ecological Water Forum was held in Irkutsk on 20-21 September 2018. The event organized by the Government of Irkutsk oblast brought together more than 1000 participants from 32 countries. As part of the business programme of the Forum, issues of international cooperation in the field of preservation of lake ecosystems, introduction of innovative technologies in water treatment and waste management, environmental education and other related questions were discussed.
- UNIDO Centre at INNOPROM 2018
On July 1-11, 2018, took place the International Industrial Exhibition INNOPROM 2018 in Yekaterinburg, that brought together more that 600 companies from 20 countries. Among the participants of the event were representatives of the UNIDO Centre in Russia.
- UNIDO at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum - 2018
From 24 to 26 May 2018 the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was held in the city of Saint Petersburg, as in previous years attended by UNIDO.
- Speakers of SPIEF have announced that the Global Forum on Nature-Like and Convergent Technologies will be convened in Russia
On May 24th, the SPIEF panel session titled “Nature-Like Technologies: Responding to Major Challenges” was held, during which the speakers have announced that the Global Forum on Nature-Like and Convergent Technologies for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) will be convened on 27-29 September 2018 in Sochi.
- St. Petersburg Initiative plenary session held at the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia
The regular plenary session of the St. Petersburg Initiative was held at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation on 6 April 2018, and was dedicated to the theme of green financing, its development and implementation experience conducive to clean and safe environment.
- Projects of the UNIDO Centre presented at the Moscow International Recycling Expo – 2018
The International Forum and Exhibition “Moscow International Recycling Expo-2018”, organized by RUSMET group of companies, opened in Moscow on 27 March 2018. The Forum aims to promote development of secondary resources recycling sector as well as to present the latest achievements in the scrap metal collecting industry.
- UNIDO Centre at the 9th International Forum “Ecology”
On 22 March 2018, the 9th International Forum “Ecology”, held annually under the patronage of the State Duma Committee on Ecology and Environmental Protection, opened in Moscow. The aim of the Forum is to support the creation and development of favorable conditions for the improvement of environment in Russia through an inclusive dialogue between the Government, civil society and business.
- Opportunities for cooperation in the field of alternative energy development in BRICS countries discussed at the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development
On March 15, 2018 was held a meeting between the Director of the UNIDO Centre in Russia Sergey Korotkov and representatives of the Embassy of Brazil and management of the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development, represented by Wang Feng, Chairman of the Board of Directors.