Presentation of the 2006/2007 National Human Development Report for the Russian Federation in Barnaul, 30 November-1 December


The National Human Development Report for the Russian Federation 2006/2007, its finding and recommendation were presented by the authors N. Zubarevich and S. Bobylev on 30 November – 1 December within the framework of the International Workshop devoted to ecological issues.



The event was organized by the Public Chamber in the Russian Federation, the Public Chamber in Altai Krai, Altai Region Administration, the Commission on the Ecological policy, and Sustainable Development under "Our Common Home - Altai" International Coordinating Council, the Institute of Water-Ecological Problems of Siberian Branch at Russian Academy of Sciences, “Altai – 21st Century” Territorial Social Fund.



The seminar was tasked to discuss issues related to eco-technology, ecological education, culture, and eco-mindedness and develop recommendations to Altai governmental authorities.



Mrs. Kori Udovicki, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director


UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS

• Mr. A. Karpych, Deputy director of Department for Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry for Economic Development and Trade

• Mr. S. Goncharenko, Deputy Director of Department for Economic Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Russia

Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for Economic Development of Russia underlined the importance of cooperation between the Black Sea Economic Cooperation and the United Nations Development Program, confirmed great potential of Programs’ activities.

Among the participants of the presentation were representatives of the federal authorities, Russian and regional business support organizations, diplomatic missions of BSEC countries in Russia.

This program, financed by the Government of Republic of Greece and the Government of Republic of Turkey in partnership with UNDP and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), is aimed at supporting trade and investment flows in member-states of the BSEC: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The Trade and Investment Promotion Programme is unique in offering a complex approach to expansion of the intra-regional trade and investment links by identifying the untapped investment and trade potential in the sub-region. Importantly, private sector organizations are to become essential partners in the Programme implementation.