The third Global Impact Conference 2022 (GIC 2022) organised by the Rosatom Corporate Academy took place in Nizhny Novgorod from 1 to 2 January 2022. The theme of this year's conference was education - "Education X: Catalyst of the Future". The main aim of the conference was to discuss with experts from different countries working tools to improve access to quality education for those regions and population groups for whom these opportunities are limited. Experts from 20 countries - India, China, Russia, Turkey, UAE, Oman, Armenia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt, Latin America and Africa - participated. More than 30 educators shared regional experiences and practices.
The Global Compact Network Russia was a partner of the conference. Natalia Dorpeko, Executive Director of the Association, took part in the conference as an expert in a panel discussion entitled 'Green Careers Pathway: Towards a Sustainable Future'. Rachid Alouash, Joint Programme Officer of the Russian Federation and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was also among the panellists.
More information about the conference can be found on the official website - impactconference.global
14 November, COP27 Side-Event
The special event of the UN Global Compact Network Russia
took place in the format of the Roundtable Session
GREEN BUSINESS FACING BLACK SWANS: ROLE ОF PRIVATE SECTOR IN RESTORING THE DIALOGUE FOR CLIMATE AGENDA ADVANCEMENT.The Roundtable Session took place jointly with the United Nations Association of Russia.
The programme of events at COP27 and the communication formats at the Conference open up new opportunities for general interaction and instil confidence in the successful implementation of the Global Climate Agenda.
The programme of the event
On 20 November, the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), that took place in the Egyptian coastal city of Sharm el-Sheikh, concluded with a historic decision to establish and operationalize a loss and damage fund.
From 6 to 20 November, COP27 held high-level and side events, key negotiations, and press conferences, hosting more than 100 Heads of State and Governments, over 35,000 participants and numerous pavilions showcasing climate action around the world and across different sectors.
The conference will take place from 6 to 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and will mark the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Official COP27 website