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Meeting on developing the Volga’s water resources

August 17, 2011

The main subjects on the agenda at the meeting, chaired by the President, included issues of resolving environmental issues in the Volga River basin, preserving the river’s fauna and developing its fisheries, combating poaching, restoring the water system in the river’s delta, water resources protection efforts, and overhaul of hydro-technical installations.

Tags: environment, regions, Astrakhan Region

Visit to fishery inspection on the Volga River

August 17, 2011

During a trip to Astrakhan Region, Dmitry Medvedev visited an inspection station of the Federal Agency for Fishery.

Tags: environment, regions, Astrakhan Region

Greetings to participants in the international conference North Sea Route towards Strategic Stability and Equal Partnership in the Arctic

August 6, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev sent his greeting to participants in the North Sea Route Towards Strategic Stability and Equal Partnership in Arctic Region international conference.

Tags: environment, foreign policy

Legislative changes to implement law on technical regulation

July 27, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation in Connection with Implementing the Provisions of the Federal Law on Technical Regulation.

Tags: environment, industry

Meeting with participants of the Seliger 2011 National Youth Education Forum

July 7, 2011

The forum’s participants were interested in Dmitry Medvedev’s opinion on key issues in politics, innovative economy, the fight against crime, the environment and culture. The President also listened to their ideas and proposals, which the young people wanted to share with him.

Tags: culture, environment, fight against crime, foreign policy, professional training, science and innovation

Presidential Adviser Alexander Bedritsky held consultations with Deputy Chairman of China's National Development and Reform Commission Xie Zhenhua

July 4, 2011

Presidential Adviser and Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change Alexander Bedritsky held consultations with the Deputy Chairman of China's National Development and Reform Commission, Minister Xie Zhenhua on expanding climate cooperation among the BRICS states.

Tags: BRICS, environment, foreign policy

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

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