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Meeting of the Commission for Modernisation and Technological Development of Russia’s Economy

June 27, 2011

At it’s twenty-fifth meeting the Commission for Modernisation and Technological Development of Russia’s Economy examined the priority modernisation areas’ environmental aspects.

Tags: energy, energy efficiency, environment

Ratification of Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

June 27, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Tags: environment

List of instructions following State Council Presidium meeting

June 21, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed a list of instructions following the State Council Presidium meeting held on June 9 in Dzerzhinsk on ensuring environmental security and eliminating built-up ecological damage.

Tags: environment, regions, Sochi 2014

Working meeting with Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Volga Federal District Grigory Rapota

June 13, 2011

During the meeting, Dmitry Medvedev issued a number of instructions to Grigory Rapota regarding the monitoring of measures to improve the environmental situation in the Volga Federal District.

Tags: children, environment, regions, Nizhny Novgorod Region, Penza Region

Working meeting with Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Region Valery Shantsev

June 9, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev and Valery Shantsev discussed modernisation of the region’s chemical production facilities.

Tags: environment, regions, Nizhny Novgorod Region

Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Nizhny Novgorod Region

June 9, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev inspected several environmentally unfriendly facilities before the State Council Presidium meeting on environmental safety.

Tags: environment, Nizhny Novgorod Region

Dmitry Medvedev met with members of non-governmental environmental organisations

June 8, 2011

Subjects discussed at the meeting included cooperation between NGOs and the various state agencies, improving the environmental protection laws, and the need to enforce environmental protection rules and raise responsibility for looking after the environment.

Tags: environment

Dmitry Medvedev addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos

January 26, 2011

The President spoke about his views of the situation in Russia and the world, the main principles of Russia’s modernisation strategy, and presented a number of Russia’s specific proposals and initiatives.

Tags: BRICS, economy and finance, environment, fight against terrorism, foreign policy, G20, WTO

Working meeting with Natural Resources and Environment Minister Yury Trutnev

December 30, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev instructed Yury Trutnev to finalise within three months the draft laws aimed at improving the environmental situation in the country, introducing environmental audits and economic incentives for the modernisation of production processes.

Tags: environment

Law resolving inconsistencies between laws on fishery and wildlife

December 29, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Amendments to the Federal Law On Fishery and Protecting Aquatic Biological Resources and to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Tags: environment

Presidential Adviser Alexander Bedritsky took part in the UN Climate Change Conference

December 11, 2010

The conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted a package of decisions that essentially form an action plan for concluding a global agreement on reducing the manmade burden on the climate after 2012.

Tags: environment, Mexico

G20 Summit in Seoul

November 12, 2010

The G20 heads of state and government held a working session, focusing primarily on global economic issues, international trade, and climate change.

Tags: economy and finance, environment, foreign policy, G20, Republic of Korea

Meeting on Moscow-St Petersburg motorway construction

October 12, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev invited experts to the Kremlin to hear their views on the construction of the Moscow-St Petersburg motorway through the Khimki Forest, an issue that has raised great public concern.

Tags: environment, transport, Moscow Region

Presidential Aide Alexander Bedritsky took part in a meeting of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability

September 19, 2010

Presidential Aide and Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change Alexander Bedritsky took part in New York in the first meeting of the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability established by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Tags: alternative energy, environment

Federal Forestry Agency is brought under direct subordination to the Government

August 27, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev announced during a working meeting with First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov that he has signed an executive order bringing the Federal Forestry Agency (Rosleskhoz) under direct subordination to the Government.

Tags: agriculture, environment

Motorway construction through Khimki Forest suspended

August 26, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev announced this decision in his blog. The President instructed the Government to suspend the implementation of the resolution on the motorway construction through the Khimki Forest and to conduct further public and expert discussions on the issue.

Tags: environment, transport, Moscow Region

Visit to Baltic research station

July 21, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev and President of Finland Tarja Halonen visited a scientific research centre on Seili Island in the Baltic Sea, near the city of Turku.

Tags: environment, Finland

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