A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 2,500 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 122 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 69 countries worldwide.

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Expert debate Women Tackling Climate Change
20 September 2018
15:30—18:00
(with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, and the women’s committee of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation)

According to the UN, 80% of all people who are displaced as a result of climate change are women. They bear the brunt of its consequences and are its first victims. Climate change threatens global food security and hampers efforts to eradicate poverty, making it a new risk for future generations. What is the role played by women today in taking crucial decisions with regards climate change, and what should it be in the future?

Topics for discussion:
  • The environmental risks associated with global climate change.
  • Efforts made by women to adapt to a changing climate and to mitigate its consequences.
  • Agriculture which has been optimized for the climate.
  • Biodiversity and preservation.
Date
20.09.2018
Started at
15:30—18:00
Conference hall
Congress Hall, The Universe Of Water Museum Complex
Analytics on the topic