Representatives of the civil society, science, business, regional authorities and the minister of environment gathered to discuss the regional aspects of sustainable development at the round table in the framework of VII international Forum of the Kaliningrad Partner Regions in Kaliningrad on June 7, 2017
The Round Table was dedicated the interregional and international cooperation in sphere of environmental protection is the efficient mechanism for solving a number of regional tasks and subregional problems in this area. The experts in green economy, ecology, representatives of scientific and learning institutions, NGOs will discuss the modern trends of environmental protection, directions for further collaboration and formulate concrete projects.
Yuri Shitikov, Acting Minister for Natural Resources and Ecology of Kaliningrad region
Mikhail Durkin, Executive Secretary, Coalition Clean Baltic
The following presentations were made and discussed:
- Implementing Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda at the Baltic Regional Scale, Olga Zuin, Council of the Baltic Sea States, Project Manager, Sustainable Development Unit – Baltic 2030.
- Environmental safety of water objects in St. Petersburg, Mikhail Strakhov, Acting Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Nature Management, Environmental Protection and Environmental Safety, Saint Petersburg City Administration
- Aligning UN Sustainable Development Goals with HELCOM Regional Targets and Achievements, Mikhail Durkin, ex-Professional Secretary, Baltic Marine Environmental Protection Commission (HELCOM)
- Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy sources: Project of the Nordic Council of Ministers “Energy Efficiency and Clean Technologies in North-West Russia” Phase II, Sergey Molchanov, Chief Technical Expert
- Rational Forest Management, Vladimir Svistak, Director General, «Transport and industrial cluster Golubevsky»
- Inclusive tourism in the Baltic Sea Region, Svetlana Nigmatullina, Director, Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization “Center for Development of Educational and Social Projects “AURA”
- UN Sustainable Development Goals: Partnership possibilities, Peter Torkler, Managing Director, Baltic Sea Conservation Foundation
- Barents-Baltic Nature and People Programme, Mikhail Durkin, Executive Secretary, Coalition Clean Baltic
Development of the regional agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (information from questionnaires included into the handouts package and completed during the plenary session and round table)
The Forum and the Round Table Agenda could be found here.
The participants list is here.