WCMJ and UNEP: the start of cooperation

On May 2019 in Moscow the director of United Nations Environmental Programme («UNEP») regional office for Europe Bruno Pozzi and the head of WCMJ, A. Gilalov , signed memorandum of understanding , aimed at implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The ceremony of signing has been held in the House of United Nations in Moscow. The Director of United Nations Information Center in Moscow Vladimir Kuznetsov, the head of UN Environment office in Russia Vladimir Moshkalo, deputy chairman of the United Nations Association of Russia Aleksey Borisov, the representatives of the state’s UN group in Russia, the organizations-partners of UNEP in Russia, as well as the staff members of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation, famous experts in the field of ecology, representatives of mass media and higher education institutions.

The signing of the document is highly important both for Russia, UN and global community. The memorandum of understanding is an important step for further partnership development, founded in 2018.