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Event schedule for the 9th Nevsky International Ecological Congress

St. Petersburg, 26–28 May 2021

26 May (Wednesday)

All day

Arrival of Congress participants in St. Petersburg and check in at hotels

All day

Cultural programme

(Congress participants are to register for events on the cultural programme in the personal web office)

27 May (Thursday)

09:00–10:00

Coffee break

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

09:40–10:00

The Congress Exhibition tour

10:00 – 10:30

Opening of the Congress at the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation stand

Congress to be opened by First Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Andrey Yatskin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation Alexander Kozlov.

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

10:30 – 10:45

Meeting of the First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation A.V. Yatskin with the moderators of the round tables

(Tavricheskiy Palace, A.V. Yatskin parlor)

11:00–13:00

ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

Roundtable 1. National Strategies and Projects Associated with Ecology and Environmental Protection. Sharing Experience (hall 9)

Roundtable 2. Rivers without Borders: Integrated Management of Water Resources (Reading Room)

Roundtable 3. Forest Resources: Protecting the Lungs of the Planet (hall 16)

Roundtable 5. A New Climate Policy (hall 14)

Roundtable 7. Current Environmental Awareness Issues (hall 1)

 

13:00–14:00

Lunch

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

14:00 — 16:00

ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

Roundtable 4. Green Energy: The Only Option for the Future? (hall 1)

Roundtable 6. The Circular Economy (hall 9)

Roundtable 8. The Arctic: Key Environmental Issues (Reading Room)

Roundtable 9. Environmental Safety: Today’s Challenges and Solutions (hall 14)

Roundtable 10. Green Funding: Mobilizing Resources to Achieve Eco-Friendly Modernization (hall 16)

 

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

All day

Cultural programme

(Congress participants are to register for events on the cultural programme in the personal web office)

28 May (Friday)

10:30–11:00

Coffee break

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

11:00–13:00

Plenary session of the 9th Nevsky International Ecological Congress

(Duma Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

13:10–15:00

Protocol event

(Ekaterininskiy Hall, Tavricheskiy Palace)

13:10–13:40

Press conference led by Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko and Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Viktoria Abramchenko

(press centre, Tavricheskiy Palace)

13:50–14:20

Environmental awareness event – planting of 12 trees

(park next to main entrance of Tavricheskiy Palace)

15:00

Departure of Congress participants

All day

Cultural programme

(Congress participants are to register for events on the cultural programme in the personal web office)