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.
On the 25th of March in the Tsytsin Main Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences it was hold the International Moscow ECO Festival “Novaya Era” organized with support of UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation and Moscow Department of Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection.
On 17 November 1966, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was established as a special organ of the United Nations General Assembly to assist, promote and accelerate the industrialization of developing countries, with a particular emphasis on manufacturing. At UNIDO’s second General Conference, held in 1975 in Lima, Peru, a declaration was adopted in which, for the first time, industrial development objectives were quantified internationally.
On the 18th November 2015 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.
On the 28th of October 2015 the workshop “The organization of accounting system of polychlorinated biphenyls in the energy-intensive industries of Russia” took place in the Analytical Centre for the Government of the Russian Federation.
On the 6th of October within IPLA Global Forum 2015 round-table discussion «Realization of international environmental agreements as the element of chemical and ecological system of Russian and countries of EEU safety” took place in the Centre of World Trade.
From 22 to 26 September 2014 the visit to Moscow of the Chinese delegation of representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and UNIDO Division of the Stockholm Convention took place. The purpose of the visit was to understand the situation of waste management and disposal in Russia, share experiences and the cost-effective technologies from China in the field of environmentally sound management and disposal, especially Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) waste in Russia.