- Results of the environmental programme “Tire-2018” announced
On 13 February 2019, the House of Moscow oblast Government hosted an event dedicated to taking stock of the environmental programme “Tire-2018”, as well as an award ceremony for the most active participants of the programme among municipalities and volunteers. Director of the UNIDO Centre in Russia, Sergey Korotkov, was invited to take part in the event as a guest of honor.
- UNIDO Centre took part in Gaidar Forum
Sergey Korotkov, Director of the UNIDO Centre in Russia, participated in the panel session entitled “Why business inevitably benefits from being responsible?”, that was held on 17 January as part of Gaidar Forum.
- Internship at the UNIDO Centre in the Russian Federation
The UNIDO Centre in the Russian Federation launches call for applications for an unpaid internship from 1 February to 29 March 2019.
- Our ecology is in small but reliable hands
The results of the Russian children’s competition “Our Era of Ecology” were summed up at the meeting of the Moscow City Duma Commission on environmental policy. The organizers and jury of the competition, which included the deputies of the capital’s Parliament, are confident that in the future it will become a prestigious national award.
- Innovative cooperation among BRICS discussed at Skolkovo
On October 17, 2018 a panel discussion on “Modern mechanisms and digital infrastructure of innovative cooperation in BRICS” was held as part of the Open Innovations Forum. The event was jointly organized by the UNIDO Centre in Russia and Skolkovo.
- 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.