United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

Focus Area: Environment
Priority Area: Biodiversity
Project Number: 00069210
Project Title: Strengthening the Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Russia
Budget and Source of Funds: Full-sized project :US$ 4,000,000 (GEF). PPG: US$ 140,000 (US$ 70,000 - GEF, US$ 70,000 - Government of Russia in kind)
Starting Date and Duration: February 2009 - December 2013
Project Site: Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Russia
Executing Agency: UNDP
Partnerships: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Regional administrations and environmental authorities, the local environmental NGOs, research institutions and universities
Project Status: ongoing
Delivery: 2009: US$ 71,198.00; 2010: USD$ 346,027.00

Responsible Unit:

Energy and Environment Unit

For more information please contact:

Ms. Nataly Olofinskaya

Head of Unit

Tel: +7 (495) 787 2139

Project Document: download

[ printable version ]

00069210 - Strengthening the Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Russia


Objective of the full-sized project is to facilitate expansion of the national system of marine and coastal protected areas and improve its management effectiveness.

Expected Outcomes:

  1. Improved MCPA system-level capacity enables the expansion of the MCPA system .
  2. MCPA management know-how is demonstrated, expanded and reinforced.
  3. Strengthened MCPA system effectively captures knowledge and enables replication of best practice.

    Projects web-site: http://mpa-russia.ru/en/



08.06.2011 UNDP opens Marine Wildlife Photo Exhibition on the World Oceans Day in St. Petersburg

Marine Wildlife Photo Exhibition, St. Petersburg on UNDP Europe and CIS' Flickr page 

Information updated: 2011-10-17 18:57:27

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