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PRESENTATION OF PCBs DECONTAMINATION UNIT

27.11.2018
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The decontamination unit for treatment of transformer oils from PCB “Melioform-PCB-5000”, supplied to the  Russian Railroads JSC under the UNIDO / GEF project “Environmentally Sound Management and Final Disposal of PCBs at the Russian Railroads network and other PCBs owners” was officially presented to the partners of the project. The event was held at the Manikhino power sub-station of the Istra district of Moscow region.

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Visit of the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) delegation

18.10.2018
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On October 15, experts from the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) visited Moscow. The agenda included visit to the production site of the UNIDO / GEF / Russian Railroads JSC project “Environmentally Sound Management and Final Disposal of PCBs at Russian Railroads network and Other PCBs Owners”, as well as negotiations on joining the UNIDO and NEFCO efforts regarding implementation of the Stockholm Convention on POPs in the Russian Federation.

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Global Lubricants Week 2018: focus on waste oils management

14.10.2018
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Issues of environmentally safe management of used lubricants, as well as transformer oils contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), were discussed during the Global Lubricants Week, held in Moscow from 9 to 12 October 2018.

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Visit of the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) delegation

24.04.2018
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On October 15, experts from the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) visited Moscow. The agenda included visit to the production site of the UNIDO / GEF / Russian Railroads JSC project “Environmentally Sound Management and Final Disposal of PCBs at Russian Railroads network and Other PCBs Owners”, as well as negotiations on joining the UNIDO and NEFCO efforts regarding implementation of the Stockholm Convention on POPs in the Russian Federation.

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RUSSIAN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE STOCKHOLM CONVENTION ON POPS HAS BEEN APPROVED

10.11.2017

In October, the National Implementation Plan of the Russian Federation obligations in the framework of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants was approved.

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UNIDO TOOK PART IN THE EXTENDED MEETING OF JSC «RUSSIAN RAILWAYS» ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

20.10.2017
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UNIDO/GEF project consultants took part in the extended meeting of JSC «Russian Railways» on environmental issues on the basis of the Scientific Production Center for Environmental Protection — a branch of JSC «Russian Railways»

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VIII NEVSKY INTERNATIONAL ECOLOGICAL CONGRESS

23.05.2017
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On 25-26 May 2017 VIII Nevsky International Ecological Congress “Environmental Education – A Clean Country” will take place in St. Petersburg. The Congress will focus on the issues of environmentally responsible and rational behavior, developing “green economy” and sustainable practices of production and consumption. 

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PRESENTATION OF THE INDEPENDENT MID-TERM REVIEW OF THE UNIDO PROJECT

27.04.2017
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On the 26th April 2017 the Presentation of the mid-term review of the UNIDO project “Environmentally sound management and final disposal of PCBs at the Russian Railroad network and other PCBs owners” was held in the office of UNIDO CIIC Russia. The review has been conducted by the independent UNIDO consultants since December 2016 till March 2017.

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THE STEERING COMMITTEE OF UNIDO/GEF PROJECT “ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANAGEMENT AND FINAL DISPOSAL OF PCBS AT THE RUSSIAN RAILWAY NETWORK AND OTHER PCBS OWNERS”

21.12.2016
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On the 20th December 2016 the Steering Committee of UNIDO/GEF project “Environmentally sound management and final disposal of PCBs at the Russian railway network and other PCBs owners” took place in the Center for Scientific and Technical Information of Russian Railways.

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Meeting on the PCB-containing waste issues in Russia

29.06.2016
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On the 22nd of June 2016 in the International Centre for Scientific and Technical Information in c. Moscow there was hold the meeting for the discussion of cooperation for the PCB-containing waste issues in the Russian Federation with the participation of the Ministry of Natural Recourses and Ecology of the Russian Federation, “Russian Railways” LLC, The Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation and VTB CJSC.

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