Sochi

September
28-29

«… We could defuse the problem for a while, by setting quotas on harmful emissions or by taking other measures that are nothing but tactical. But we will not solve it that way. We need a completely different approach.

We have to focus on introducing principally new nature-like technologies, which would not damage the environment, but would be in harmony with it. Also, that would allow us to restore the balance between biosphere and technosphere broken by human activities.

It is indeed a challenge of planetary scale…»

President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, 28 September 2015

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About the Forum

The Global Forum on Naturally-Based and Convergent Technologies for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) will bring together various stakeholders, such as experts on naturally-based and convergent technologies, representatives from governments, international development organization, financial development institutions, the private sector and civil society to share best practice and discuss the key issues.

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The Global Forum will target the following groups of beneficiaries: government representatives from different countries, representatives of international academia, representatives of international organizations, financial development institutions, private sector and business associations.

Speakers All speakers Forum Programme

The Global Forum will bring together various stakeholders, such as experts on naturally-based and convergent technologies, representatives from governments, international development organization, financial development institutions, the private sector and civil society to discuss the key issues and share best practice.

Andrey FURSENKO
Denis MANTUROV
Mikhail KOVALCHUK
Christophe BEHAR
Hiroshi KUNIYOSHI
Mohammad SHABAN
Ulf KARLSSON
Mathew BURROWZ

Organizers

The Global Forum is organized under the project, proposed by the National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute”, in cooperation with the Government of the Russian Federation and UNIDO following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assignment №PR-1500 of 29 July 2016.