Global Sustainable Development

Thursday, September 29
12:30 - 14:00


In October 2021, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the goal of achieving carbon neutrality in Russia by 2060. The United Nations considers this to be an undeniable success and a global breakthrough.

The 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, in addition to representatives of the state, attracted a lot of attention from big business and leading financial institutions. The key issue was the sustainability and consistency of the green policy proposed by the states.

One of the most important global vectors of further development is the need to develop common long-term rules for attracting the private sector to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals and within them to achieve the parameters of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

The 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change proved that joint action among states, as well as the state, business, the financial sector and civil society, is critical to achieving the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

The government must offer a coherent vision of the scale of change needed to achieve a sustainable economy. If the government provides a clear statement of its intention to support the transition, investors can make long-term decisions. The government can provide investors with more clarity and greater awareness of the types of activities that will be supported, encouraging long-term investments and changes in pricing and capital allocation.

The discussion session will include the following questions:

  • Attainment by states of the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
  • Strategies for long-term successful development of states in the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America;
  • Plans for achieving carbon neutrality by states;
  • The role of country’s leadership during the current social, economic, and political turbulence;
  • Following the new course of the UN “Our Common Agenda,” development of the UN Development Goals beyond 2030.

Moderator

Leonid Gelibterman

President of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy

Speakers

Yasser Alhaddad

Counsellor – Deputy Head of the Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Russian Federation

Hector Arenas Neira

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic Republic of Colombia to the Russian Federation

Jose Javier Augusto Shaw

Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Peru in the Russian Federation

Igor Bailen

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation

Daniel Castillos Gomez

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay in the Russian Federation

Rodrigo de Lima Baena Soares

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Russian Federation

Jose Antonio Morato Tavares

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia in the Russian Federation

Sasiwat Wongsinsawat

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Russian Federation


* The Programme may be subject to change

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