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17.12.2013. Annual Meeting of the UN Global Compact Network Russia took place in Moscow

On December 17, the annual meeting of the UN Global Compact Network Russia took place in Moscow. During the meeting participants reviewed the Networks progress in the current year and defined the most important Networks activity areas for 2014.


Representatives from business and public sectors, NGO and academia as well as official United Nations representatives participated in the annual meeting.


Alexandr Ivanov, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the UN Global Compact Network Russia, Deputy Chairman, Board Member of Vnesheconombank welcomed the meeting participants. "Today many Russian organizations are aimed at consistent implementation of the Global Compact principles in their daily activities; approaches to understanding and implementation of sustainable development strategies at the state level and corporate social responsibility at the business level are discussed more often", stressed Alexandr Ivanov.


As part of the annual meeting and in connection with the 5th anniversary of the UN Global Compact Network Russia, awarding of the most active participants took place.


The Annual Network Activity Report 2013 was approved and the most important Network activity areas for 2014 were defined at the meeting.


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