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

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

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, 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 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 179 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, and Spanish t.me/RoscongressEsp. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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Green growth and the economics of climate change
19 June 2015
11:30

The largest global contributors of greenhouse gases impacting climate change have recently indicated that they are now prepared to introduce more concrete measure to curtail emissions, while taking steps to ensure a more efficient use of resources. With climate change taking an increasingly important role in bilateral relations amongst the largest economies, can we expect this to translate into new global agreements to manage climate-related risks? Will economic decision-making give more weight to green and sustainable growth factors? Will we see the emergence of low-carbon and resource-efficient systems on national and regional levels? What can be done at the national level to finance an orderly transition to an economic growth model resilient to climate change?

Date
19.06.2015
Forum
SPIEF
Started at
11:30
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