About the Forum

Ecumene: Global Financial Forum is an expert platform for discussing key issues of long-term sustainable development of the world economy, harmonization and improvement of the financial agenda, development of new approaches to the implementation of the main objectives of the Paris Agreement. Each year the results of the Forum’s intensive discussions are presented at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP).

Third Ecumene Forum will be held on September 27-29, 2023
GES-2 House of Culture, 15 Bolotnaya Embankment, Moscow

A series of meetings is held within the platform of the Ecumene Discussion Club, which is launched in order to develop ideas discussed at the Ecumene Forum and to create an expert community interested in receiving and exchanging relevant information about significant events in Russia and abroad.

In the season 2022 — 2023, 36 expert meetings were held, with more than 250 speakers participating in the discussions, a total reach of announcements and publications amounts to 525,000, and total amount of online views to 420,000.

The Forum’s Mission

is to include Russia’s position in the global agenda of sustainable development.

Welcome Addresses to the Ecumene 2023 Delegates



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Registration and conditions of participation

Online participation. September 27-29, 2023

  • Access to online broadcast of all events of the Forum's program


The ICLRC and Derasat signed a Memorandum of Understanding

On the margins of ECUMENE 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding between the International and Comparative Law Research Center and the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) was signed.

Russian Business Confirms Importance of Low-Carbon Agenda for Maintaining Competitiveness in Global Markets

As we approach the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) and the G20 Environment and Climate Ministerial Meeting, the third meeting of the Expert Council for Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation was held.

MGIMO. ‘The World Is Tired of Crises’: A Lecture by S.V. Rybakov, Head of the Office of the VOOP

On June 20, an open lecture by Sergey Rybakov, Head of the Office of the Chairman of the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature, was held. It was devoted to sustainable development, responsible financing and ESG-metrics.

360TV: ‘The Future Depends on the Well-Being of Ecology.’ Chairman of the VOOP about the Melting of Ice

No one can imagine what the permafrost retreat will turn into. The ice is melting rapidly, the Arctic is heating up three times faster, and 40 trillion rubles should be spent to combat global warming. Viacheslav Fetisov, a State Duma Deputy and Chairman of the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature (VOOP), spoke about this in an interview with 360 at SPIEF.

BEZFORMATA: Viacheslav Fetisov Spoke about the Importance of Preserving the Environment

On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in ‘Expoforum’ Viacheslav Fetisov, State Duma Deputy and Head of the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature, spoke about the importance of preserving the environment.

RBC+: URALKALI, URALCHEM and VOOP Concluded a Partner’s Agreement

PJSC Uralkali, JSC Uralchem and the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature (VOOP) concluded a strategic cooperation agreement at the SPIEF.

The COVID-19 pandemic was a test, while climate change could be a final exam for mankind

The Russian Academy of Sciences and the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature (VOOP) signed a cooperation agreement on the margins of SPIEF-2022. The document was signed by Alexander Sergeev, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Vyacheslav Fetisov, Chairman of the VOOP.

RIA.RU: SPIEF Participants Urged to Develop the Civilian Fleet in Russia

SPIEF participants agreed that Russia needs to develop its civilian fleet.

NTV: On the Arctic, Ecology and Children's and Students' Sports: an Interview with Viacheslav Fetisov

Viacheslav Fetisov gave an interview to NTV's correspondent at SPIEF 2022: ‘Today we must make decisions that will allow us to develop this unique region without harming nature.’

Should Russia Now Put off Solving Environmental Problems?

KP.RU: Viacheslav Fetisov, Chairman of the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature: ‘We will probably survive without gas and oil, but not without water.’