UNEP ROE Liaison Office with the Russian Federation, opened in 2001, aims at developing cooperation between UNEP and the Russian Federation by promoting both UNEP programmes in the country and Russia’s involvement in UNEP-led activities at global and regional levels.
Fields of the cooperation cover water-related and chemicals-related issues, the Arctic environment, biodiversity, environmental impact assessment, environmental legislation, capacity building, public awareness and information, multilateral environmental agreements.
The main objectives of the Office are to:
- Develop political dialogue and strengthen cooperation with the Government, Parliament, non-governmental community, science and business sectors;
- Supervise and assist in implementation of UNEP and the UNEP’s Division of Global Environment Facility Coordination (GEF) projects in Russia;
- Gather and analyze information on environmental affairs in the country;
- Promote and strengthen UNEP authority in the Russian Federation.
UNEP Moscow Office
9, Leontyevsky side-street
125009 Moscow, Russia
Tel.: +7(495) 787-2156
Fax: +7(495) 787-7763