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High-level Business Breakfast with the Participation of the Russian Business Delegation

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Add to calendar 13-03-2019 08:00 01-01-1970 03:00 Europe/Moscow High-level Business Breakfast with the Participation of the Russian Business Delegation 13 March 2019 8:00-10:00 | Delegates restaurant (UN Complex Gigiri), Nairobi, Kenya

The breakfast is a part of a program of the 4th session of the UN Environment Assembly.

Main theme: Business Contribution to Innovative Solutions of Environmental Challenges in the context of SDGs: sharing experience and exploring new opportunities

Main speakers and partners: 

RUSAL, Polymetal, En+, Nordgold, Inter IKEA Group, UN-Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Embassy of the Russian Federation - Representative Office of the Russian Federation to international organizations in Nairobi (Kenya), Embassy of Kenya in Moscow (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya), International Chamber of Commerce, Global Compact Local Networks in the Russian Federation and Kenya.

Event format: High-level business breakfast, suggesting informal communication and amicable atmosphere. Presentation of specific innovative projects in the field of ecology and minimization (elimination) of the negative impact on the environment has to be in the spotlight.

 Objectives of the discussion:

1.Highlight private sector solutions to global environmental challenges and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals in cooperation with the UN and a wide range of stakeholders.

2. Identify the main possible directions for further cooperation between businesses and UN Environment in Russia, Kenya and the world.

3. To highlight the role of the UN, in particular, the Global Compact Local Networks in engaging businesses in the processes of sustainable development and the searching for innovative solutions to environmental problems.

4. To present best practices of Russian, Kenyan and international businesses in the field of environmental protection, environmental and climate responsibility, innovative solutions in the field of conservation, restoration, cyclical use, etc. natural resources and the potential of the planet.

5. Discussion of the principal provisions and signing of the Agreement between the Global Compact Local Network in the Russian Federation and UN Environment (or Discussion of the principal provisions of a possible Agreement between the Global Compact Local Network in the Russian Federation and UN Environment).

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