SPIEF-2021: “Sustainable Development on the Agenda for Multilateral Institutions"

SPIEF-2021: “Sustainable Development on the Agenda for Multilateral Institutions

3 June 2021

June 3rd, the session “Sustainable Development on the Agenda for Multilateral Institutions” took place during the section devoted to “Joining forces to advance development” of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021.

In 2021 the Trianon Dialogue, a civil society forum jointly held by Russia and France, is focusing on challenges linked to the environment, healthcare and science, and particularly the role of technologies in these areas. In autumn 2021, France is set to hold the World Conservation Congress in Marseille, one of the key events in the sustainable development calendar. As part of a session entitled “Sustainable development on the agenda of multilateral institutions”, the Trianon Dialogue will be at the forefront of widening the circle of participants and inviting discussion on the climate policies of Russia, France and other European countries, as well as on environmental awareness-building, the implementation of ‘green technologies’, and collaboration with multilateral institutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and decarbonize the economy.

The session has for speakers the General Director of the Oil and Gas Company "Total" P.Pouyanne, the Special Representative of the President of Russia for Relations with International Organizations to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals A.Chubais, the Climate Ambassador of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic S.Crouzat, the French Ambassador for the Arctic and Antarctic O.Poivre d'Arvor, MGIMO Rector, Co-Chair of the Trianon Dialogue A.Torkunov, Ambassador, Co-Chair of the Trianon Dialogue Pierre Morel, the delegate to the Swiss Federal Council on the 2030 agenda Jacques Ducrest, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia (2018–2020) D.Kobylkin and the President of the All-Russian Union of Insurers, Professor of MGIMO I.Yurgens.

The moderator was Ekaterina Trofimova, partner at Deloitte, CIS.