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 in September of 2023.
The new initiative of the Ecumene is a series of meetings within the platform of the Ecumene Discussion Club, which is launched in order to create an expert community interested in receiving and exchanging relevant information about significant events in Russia and abroad.
At the moment we are actively shaping the concept of the Ecumene Club and invite you to participate in its development and subscribe to newsletters about our future events.
The Forum’s Mission
is to include Russia’s position in the global agenda of sustainable development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PJSC Uralkali, JSC Uralchem and the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature (VOOP) concluded a strategic cooperation agreement at the SPIEF.
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.
SPIEF participants agreed that Russia needs to develop its civilian fleet.
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.’
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.’