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09.11.2011 ‘Sustainability and equity’ key global challenges for the 21st century, according to Moscow roundtable
08.11.2011 Transition economies already face climate variability and must enhance their adaptive capacity, roundtable finds
07.11.2011. Two guidebooks advancing climate–friendly development published in Russian
07.11.2011, Moscow. International Scientific Conference 'Problems of Adaptation to Climate Change'
15.09.2011. H2O: Baikal Film Festival screened environmental movies in Ulan-Ude
17.06.2011. The VIP-poachers’ ways to be blocked in Komi Republic
16.06.2011. Children’s eyesight and achievements depend directly on lighting in school buildings.
08.06.2011 UNDP opens Marine Wildlife Photo Exhibition on the World Oceans Day in St. Petersburg
07.06.2011. ‘Yes’ to Nature Reserves in Taimyr
02.06.2011. The result of the small grants competition for the project “Every drop matters – Lake Baikal” are resumed. The new one is announced.
23.05.2011 International Film Festival H2O in Moscow Saves Trees
20-24.05.2011. The Volga’s Day has been held in Astrakhan and Volgograd
04.05.2011. The system of hydrological monitoring is developed in the framework of climate change program in Katunskiy nature reserve.
03.05.2011 Tuva will use the experience in the organization of rural tourism with support of the UNDP project.
13.04.2011 'Every Drop Matters' Initiative announces a Grant programme to provide support to local initiatives in the Baikal region
06.04.2011 The UNDP/GEF Project to eliminate barriers to coal mine methane (CMM) development in Russia: summary of results
16.03.2011 UNDP organizes press-lunch on problems of Baltic Sea on board of icebreaker 'Krasin' in St. Petersburg
18-21.11.2010 The International Film Festival ‘H2O: Kamchatka – the Land of Wonders’ took place in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
23.09.2010. United Nations Summit Reaffirms Critical Role of Private Sector in Advancing the Millennium Development Goals
20.09.2010 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges world leaders to ensure blueprint to end poverty becomes reality
05.09.2010 Media-tour and eco-action under UNDP and Coca-Cola Company project, ’Every drop matters – lake Baikal’
31.08.2010 All-Russia competition for journalists «Every Drop of Water Matters!» results were published today.
13.06.2010 Newspaper ‘Conservation Area’ from Kamchatka peninsula won in ‘The Best information printing’ competition.
05.06.2010. UNDP and Coca-Cola Russia launch Lake Baikal conservation programme
04.06.2010 UNDP participates in World Environment Day Celebration at Russian Academy of Science
31.05.2010 First Environmental Film Festival supported by UN agencies in Moscow
25.05.2010 UNDP and INSOR signed a Memorandum of Cooperation
19.05.2010 UNDP and GEF support Volga River Day in Volgograd and Astrakhan
04.03.2010. Let children save our planet – young artists depicting climate change problems were honored in the UN House in Moscow
20.01.2010. UNDP/GEF project on biodiversity conservation in the Altai-Sayan ecoregion to include a component on climate change
15.12.2009.‘Save the Energy of Our City!’ Exhibition Opens in Moscow
16.12.2009. Russian experts studied Australia’s experience in wetland conservation
04.12.2009. Russian journalists study Finland’s experience in energy efficiency, use of alternative sources of energy and environmental protection
03.12.2009. On-line conference ‘Climate change: what it means for Russia and all of us’
28.06.2009. UNDP/GEF Project supports an International Conference on Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation in Altai
30.06.2009. Update on the project on strengthening the protected area system of the Republic of Komi
17.06.2009. UNDP/GEF projects on energy efficiency presented at the international conference in Berlin
21.06.2009. UNDP/GEF project on biodiversity conservation in the Lower Volga reports on its results
20.05.2009. Annual Volga Day celebrated in Volgograd and Astrakhan
19.03.2009 Presentation of Strategy and Action Plan on raising awareness of the Lower Volga wetland biodiversity among stakeholders
03.02.2009 UNDP/GEF and WWF-Russia held a joint press-conference in January on Salmon Poaching in Kamtchatka
20.12.2008 UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of Wetland Biodiversity in the Lower Volga Region” and the ecological center “Zapovedniki” in the Astrakhan oblast organized a workshop on fundraising in December 2008
Maria Sharapova launches programme of scholarships for youth from Chernobyl-affected areas in Belarus
05.08.2008 An ecological festival took place in Kamhatka supported by a UNDP project
15.07.2008 UNDP supports youth mobile ecological camp to promote biodiversity conservation in Altai-Sayan Ecoregion
The UNDP signed a partnership agreement with the Council of municipalities of the Nizhny Novgorod region and the Viksa Metallurgical Factory
22.05.2008 UNDP/GEF Project supports establishment of interagency antipoaching brigades in Altai-Sayan Ecoregion
08.05.2008 Carbon Market Forum took place in Moscow on 28-29 April
04.04.2008 Announcement! Inception Workshop of UNDP/GEF project “Joint Actions to Reduce PTS and Nutrients Pollution in Lake Baikal through integrated basin management”, Ulan-Ude, Russia,
30.11.2007 Presentation of the 2006/2007 National Human Development Report for the Russian Federation in Altai
Announcement. Presentation of the 2007/2008 UNDP Global Human Development Report:
UN proclaims
UNDP promotes the use of geographic information systems for protected areas management
UNDP project supported local initiative for Snow Leopard conservation: herders sign a cooperation agreement with the biosphere reserve
UNDP and UC RUSAL signed the Memorandum on cooperation in the area of environmental protection and sustainable development
UN Secretary-General, tennis star Maria Sharapova mark Chernobyl 21st anniversary
Statement by Kemal Dervis, United Nations Development Programme Administrator, on the occasion of World Water Day, 22 March 2007
UNDP Launches Phase II of the Sustainable Conservation of Biological Diversity in Four Protected Areas of the Kamchatka Region Project