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February 06, 2007. UNDP Launches Phase II of the Sustainable Conservation of Biological Diversity in Four Protected Areas of the Kamchatka Region Project

March 28, 2007. Statement by Kemal Dervis, United Nations Development Programme Administrator, on the occasion of World Water Day, 22 March 2007

April 27, 2007. UN Secretary-General, tennis star Maria Sharapova mark Chernobyl 21st anniversary


November 02, 2007. UNDP and UC RUSAL signed the Memorandum on cooperation in the area of environmental protection and sustainable development

November 16, 2007. UNDP project supported local initiative for Snow Leopard conservation: herders sign a cooperation agreement with the biosphere reserve

November 19, 2007. UNDP promotes the use of geographic information systems for protected areas management

November 20, 2007. UN proclaims

November 27, 2007. Announcement. Presentation of the 2007/2008 UNDP Global Human Development Report:

November 30, 2007. 30.11.2007 Presentation of the 2006/2007 National Human Development Report for the Russian Federation in Altai

April 04, 2008. 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,

May 08, 2008. 08.05.2008 Carbon Market Forum took place in Moscow on 28-29 April

May 22, 2008. 22.05.2008 UNDP/GEF Project supports establishment of interagency antipoaching brigades in Altai-Sayan Ecoregion

July 10, 2008. The UNDP signed a partnership agreement with the Council of municipalities of the Nizhny Novgorod region and the Viksa Metallurgical Factory

July 15, 2008. 15.07.2008 UNDP supports youth mobile ecological camp to promote biodiversity conservation in Altai-Sayan Ecoregion

August 19, 2008. 05.08.2008 An ecological festival took place in Kamhatka supported by a UNDP project

September 19, 2008. Maria Sharapova launches programme of scholarships for youth from Chernobyl-affected areas in Belarus

January 29, 2009. 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

February 03, 2009. 03.02.2009 UNDP/GEF and WWF-Russia held a joint press-conference in January on Salmon Poaching in Kamtchatka

March 19, 2009. 19.03.2009 Presentation of Strategy and Action Plan on raising awareness of the Lower Volga wetland biodiversity among stakeholders

May 28, 2009. 20.05.2009. Annual Volga Day celebrated in Volgograd and Astrakhan


July 02, 2009. 21.06.2009. UNDP/GEF project on biodiversity conservation in the Lower Volga reports on its results

July 05, 2009. 17.06.2009. UNDP/GEF projects on energy efficiency presented at the international conference in Berlin

July 06, 2009. 30.06.2009. Update on the project on strengthening the protected area system of the Republic of Komi

July 20, 2009. 28.06.2009. UNDP/GEF Project supports an International Conference on Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation in Altai

December 03, 2009. 03.12.2009. On-line conference ‘Climate change: what it means for Russia and all of us’

December 17, 2009. 15.12.2009.‘Save the Energy of Our City!’ Exhibition Opens in Moscow

December 04, 2009. 04.12.2009. Russian journalists study Finland’s experience in energy efficiency, use of alternative sources of energy and environmental protection

January 21, 2010. 20.01.2010. UNDP/GEF project on biodiversity conservation in the Altai-Sayan ecoregion to include a component on climate change

December 16, 2009. 16.12.2009. Russian experts studied Australia’s experience in wetland conservation

March 17, 2010. 04.03.2010. Let children save our planet – young artists depicting climate change problems were honored in the UN House in Moscow


May 25, 2010. 25.05.2010 UNDP and INSOR signed a Memorandum of Cooperation

May 19, 2010. 19.05.2010 UNDP and GEF support Volga River Day in Volgograd and Astrakhan

May 31, 2010. 31.05.2010 First Environmental Film Festival supported by UN agencies in Moscow

June 04, 2010. 04.06.2010 UNDP participates in World Environment Day Celebration at Russian Academy of Science

June 05, 2010. 05.06.2010. UNDP and Coca-Cola Russia launch Lake Baikal conservation programme

June 16, 2010. 13.06.2010 Newspaper ‘Conservation Area’ from Kamchatka peninsula won in ‘The Best information printing’ competition.

September 06, 2010. 05.09.2010 Media-tour and eco-action under UNDP and Coca-Cola Company project, ’Every drop matters – lake Baikal’

August 31, 2010. 31.08.2010 All-Russia competition for journalists «Every Drop of Water Matters!» results were published today.

September 20, 2010. 20.09.2010 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges world leaders to ensure blueprint to end poverty becomes reality

September 22, 2010. 23.09.2010. United Nations Summit Reaffirms Critical Role of Private Sector in Advancing the Millennium Development Goals

November 21, 2010. 18-21.11.2010 The International Film Festival ‘H2O: Kamchatka – the Land of Wonders’ took place in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

April 08, 2011. 06.04.2011 The UNDP/GEF Project to eliminate barriers to coal mine methane (CMM) development in Russia: summary of results

April 13, 2011. 13.04.2011 'Every Drop Matters' Initiative announces a Grant programme to provide support to local initiatives in the Baikal region

May 30, 2011. 23.05.2011 International Film Festival H2O in Moscow Saves Trees

June 22, 2011. 17.06.2011. The VIP-poachers’ ways to be blocked in Komi Republic

June 08, 2011. 08.06.2011 UNDP opens Marine Wildlife Photo Exhibition on the World Oceans Day in St. Petersburg

June 07, 2011. 07.06.2011. ‘Yes’ to Nature Reserves in Taimyr

May 24, 2011. 20-24.05.2011. The Volga’s Day has been held in Astrakhan and Volgograd

June 02, 2011. 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.

May 04, 2011. 04.05.2011. The system of hydrological monitoring is developed in the framework of climate change program in Katunskiy nature reserve.

March 16, 2011. 16.03.2011 UNDP organizes press-lunch on problems of Baltic Sea on board of icebreaker 'Krasin' in St. Petersburg

May 03, 2011. 03.05.2011 Tuva will use the experience in the organization of rural tourism with support of the UNDP project.

June 16, 2011. 16.06.2011. Children’s eyesight and achievements depend directly on lighting in school buildings.

September 15, 2011. 15.09.2011. H2O: Baikal Film Festival screened environmental movies in Ulan-Ude

October 26, 2011. 07.11.2011, Moscow. International Scientific Conference 'Problems of Adaptation to Climate Change'

November 10, 2011. 09.11.2011 ‘Sustainability and equity’ key global challenges for the 21st century, according to Moscow roundtable

November 06, 2011. 07.11.2011. Two guidebooks advancing climate–friendly development published in Russian

November 08, 2011. 08.11.2011 Transition economies already face climate variability and must enhance their adaptive capacity, roundtable finds

June 04, 2011. 04.06.2011 International Conference “Development of ecotourism for local communities’ adaptation to climate change” takes place in Altai Republic

October 11, 2011. 11-16, 10.2011.The International Conference “Cranes of Paleartctic: biology, protection, management summarizing the results of the Year of Crane in the Volgograd oblast.

May 21, 2011. 21,05.2011 The Volga Day celebration on the Central Embankment of Astrakhan took place.

July 30, 2011. 30, 07.2011 Participants of the UNDP/GEF Project Steering Committee and Project Team visited the RK Nature Park Visit center in Volga Region

October 19, 2011. 19.10. 2011 The V All-Russia research and practice conference “Actual issues of theory and practice of biological education” supported by the UNDP/GEF Project “Conservation of wetland biodiversity in the Lower Volga region”.

September 28, 2011. 28.09.2011. Countings of Mongolian gazelle are carried out in Daursky zapovednik

October 21, 2011. 21.10.2011. The season of international expeditions of Daursky reserve is over

October 22, 2011. 21.10.2011. Two new steppe wildlife refuges have been reated in Zabaikalsky Province, Russia

November 16, 2011. 16.11.2011. Census of Sociable lapwing was conducted at migratory sites on Manych valley

November 25, 2011. 25.11.2011. Federal steppe wildlife refuge “Dzerens’ valley” was created in Russian Dauria

December 09, 2011. 09.12.2011. Census of saiga was conducted in Kalmykia

December 10, 2011. 10.12.2011.The work on creation of new steppe nature monuments starts in Kursk Region

December 17, 2011. 17.12.2011. Investigation on power lines danger for birds in Orenburg province was done by UNDP/GEF project team

February 29, 2012. 29.02,2012.The meeting of the National Steering Committee of the 'Biodiversity Conservation in the Russian Part of the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion' Project was held in Krasnoyarsk

February 28, 2012. 28.02.2012. Workshop on educational and intellectual perspective in the sphere of international environmental and economic cooperation was held at MGIMO University

March 22, 2012. 22.03.2012. Let’s Help Lake Baikal Stay Clean. UNDP and Coca-Cola support local environmental initiatives.

March 23, 2012. 23.03.2012.Russia: Better conservation for the environment and the economy.

February 03, 2012. 03.02.2012. Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed on joint actions for the conservation of steppe ecosystems.

May 22, 2012. Announce: 24.05.2012. H2O Film Festival offers wastepaper collection and energy-saving lamps in exchange for regular ones

May 31, 2012. 31.05.2012. The Third Environmental Film Festival "H2O" took place in Moscow

May 23, 2012. 23.05.2012. The Launch of UNDP/BonAqua long-term environmental programme to save Baikal water recourses.

September 27, 2012. 25.09.2012. UNDP/GEF and Russian Ministry of Transport launch five-year project on GHG emissions reduction from road transport

September 28, 2012. ANNONCE: October 5, International conference "Social and Environmental Responsibility in the Mining Industry. Russian and International Experience" will held in Moscow

September 04, 2012. 04.09.2012 Presentation of the unique education kit the ‘Black Sea Box’ in Sochi

October 30, 2012. 25.10.2012. The ‘Black Sea Box’ gathered teachers from three Black Sea countries in Sochi

October 31, 2012. 28.10.2012. The UN Environmental Film Festival ‘H20’ was held in Sochi

October 08, 2012. 08.10.2012.The Exhibition ‘Portraits of Animals of the Commander Islands‘ Opened in Kaliningrad

November 07, 2012. 07.11.2012. The UNDP Project on Energy Efficient Lighting Became a Partner of the International LED Forum at the ‘INTERLIGHT MOSCOW’ Exhibition

November 03, 2012. 03.11.2012. Shumerlya Town in the Chuvash Republic Received Financial Support from UNDP to Install Energy Efficient Street Lighting

November 19, 2012. 14.11.2012. Hurricane changed US attitudes, Clark says

October 30, 2012. 30.10.2012. UN House in Moscow Hosted Discussions on the Prospects of Developing a Carbon-neutral Economy in Russia and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

February 25, 2013. 21.02.2013. The new school tool-kit "Baikal treasure Box" presented in the Buryatia Republic

March 22, 2013. 22.03.2013. World Day for Water: The Coca-Cola Company and UNDP cooperate on Every Drop Matters

May 21, 2013. 19.05.2013. Secretary-General meets children inspired to conserve Black Sea ecosystems

June 05, 2013. 06 - 09. 06. 2013. The 4th Environmental Film Festival H20 starts in Moscow

June 20, 2013. 19.06.2013.Helen Clarck, UNDP Admimistrator, comes to Russia for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

August 09, 2013. 07.08.2013. The Council on Quality of Energy Efficient Lighting has begun its activities in Russia

August 05, 2013. 05.08.2013. The cleaning action

September 26, 2013. 19.09.2013. UNDP Project launches lighting market monitoring system

March 17, 2014. 17.03.2014. Ecological Council of Sakhalin Region supports UNDP/GEF project

March 14, 2014. 14.03.2014. Kazan to announce integrated traffic management scheme design competition

February 18, 2014. 18.02.2014.A media event: Will beluga whales be safe on Solovetsky Islands?

March 23, 2014. 21.03.2014. The UNDP Project participates in "New technologies in building" round table at the XIII Ecology of the Big City international forum in St. Pepetsburg

April 21, 2014. 16.04.2014 UNDP project on Energy Efficient Buildings takes part in 'Development of housing education system in the Russian Federation' round table at Russian Public Chamber

April 10, 2014. 10.04.2014 Comprehensive approach to building energy efficiency is presented in the framework of the main building exhibition in the North-West of Russia – «InterStroyExpo»

February 27, 2014. 27.02.1014.The recreational potential of nature protected areas in Komi Republic has been assessed within the framework of UNDP/GEF Project

January 10, 2014. 10.01.2014. Komi Republic nature protected areas visitation instructions have been published within the framework of UNDP/GEF Project

December 11, 2013. 11.12.2013. The Environmental Quality has been discussed at the 4th All-Russian Congress on Environmental Protection in Moscow

November 29, 2013. 29.11.2013. The Working Group on Protected Areas and Biodiversity, Biodiversity inventory and Conservation of Komi Republic has held a regular meeting

April 23, 2014. 23.04.2014. UNDP/GEF Project participates in the V Forum "Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Management ", Rostov-on-Don.

May 20, 2014. 20.05.2014. Information system for municipal HCS was introduced by UNDP/GEF Project in Pskov region.

August 01, 2014. 30.07.2014. Lake Baikal Box will start from international workshop

September 12, 2014. 08.09.2014. New educational year begins with new Energy Efficiency tutorials!

December 05, 2014. 05.12.14.The "Climate Box" launch. A New Toolkit for students on Climate Change is published in Moscow.

December 12, 2014. 12.12.2014. 'Modernising Building Energy Codes' – the publication of International Energy agency translated into Russian

January 23, 2015. 23.01.2015. Landmark partnership agreement between Russian Federation and UNDP signed in Davos

March 23, 2015. 18.03.2015. UNDP Project on Energy Efficient Building and Pskov Region Administration will be working together.

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