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 (Global Environment Facility). Project Preparatory Grant: 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:Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
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; 2011: US$ 847,000
Contacts:National Project Director

Vsevolod Stepanitsky, Deputy Head of Department, Ministry of natural resources and environment of Russia

National Project Manager

Mikhail Korolyov
Address: 125009, Moscow, Leontievsky lane, 9, office 135

Responsible Unit:

Energy and Environment Unit

For more information please contact:

Ms. Natalia Olofinskaya

Head of Unit

Tel: +7 (495) 787 2139
E-mail: nataly.olofinskaya@undp.org

Project Document:download

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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 (MCPA)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.

Work Plans and Interim results:

Project Implementation Report (PIR) 2011

Work Plan for 2012

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

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