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​ Plekhanov Russian University of Economics at the VI Eastern Economic Forum - results
6 September
Campus news

BAL_4435.jpegThe Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, represented by the rector of the University Ivan Vasilyevich Lobanov, with the support of the Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on climate Issues Ruslan Sayd-Husainovich Edelgeriev and under the patronage of the Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic Pavel Mikhailovich Volkov, initiated the session "Climate Change – again about money" at the WEF.


The speakers of the session were: Ilya Torosov - Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Pavel Snikkars - Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, Oleg Khorokhordin - Head of the Altai Republic, Antti Helanterya - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland to the Russian Federation, Alexander Shokhin - President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Mikhail Yulkin - expert of the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development under the auspices of UNESCO, founder and CEO of CarbonLab LLC, Ernesto Ferlengi – Chairman of the Energy Committee, Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the Green Initiative project of the Association of European Businesses, Andrey Bayda - Vice President, Member of the Board of VEB of the Russian Federation, Yulia Shabala-Deputy General Director for Sustainable Development and Corporate Affairs of Udokan Copper LLC, Ekaterina Salugina-Sorokova-General Director of the Center for International and Comparative Legal Studies, Sergey Machekhin-Deputy General Director for Project Engineering, Sustainable Development and International Cooperation of PJSC RusHydro, Roman Panov – First Vice-President of Gazprombank, Vyacheslav Spirenkov - Deputy Head of the Federal Forestry Agency, Yuri Korotaev - General Director of Duracell in Russia.


The speakers, in particular, noted the rapid and effective work of the PRUE to enter the climate and environmental agenda in the context of research projects and training for the "green economy": the PRUE introduces four educational programs in this area. The session was moderated by Rector Ivan Lobanov.


On the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, a number of working meetings were held between the Rector of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Ivan Lobanov and the Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov, the Acting Rector of FEFU Alexey Koshel, the president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) Alexander Shokhin.  The meetings discussed the development of PRUE, joint projects with FEFU, including the creation of joint "mirror" research laboratories. RUIE President Alexander Shokhin invited Ivan Lobanov to the Expert Council on the development of higher education in the Russian Federation.


During the meeting with the head of Rosmolodezh, Ksenia Razuvaeva, the issues of active participation of PRUE in federal projects at the university were discussed.


An agreement on cooperation in the field of MSW management was signed within the framework of the implementation of the Federal Project "Integrated system for solid Municipal Waste management" of the National Project "Ecology".  The document, which is open for other participants to join, was signed by Denis Butsaev, head of the Russian Environmental Operator, and Ivan Lobanov, Rector of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.