The International exhibition-forum ECOTECH is the major platform in Russia and the CIS countries which addresses the issues of the sustainable development. In 2017 it was held at the exhibition center "Crocus Expo" on December 12-14. This international forum is a platform to present Russian and foreign innovative environmental developments, exchange the experience of the development of green technologies and raise environmental awareness.
Within the forum’s business program Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov opened the 5-th All-Russian congress on the environmental protection. The section "The issues of environmental education: looking ahead" was held as a part of it. The deputies of the State Duma, representatives of schools, non-profit organizations, the leading universities and the business participated in the section.
MGIMO, Russian Carbon Fund and the project “Ecology of Russia” organized the section. The First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education Gennadiy Onishchenko and the dean of School of Applied Economics and Commerce of MGIMO Natalia Zagrebelnaya moderated the discussion.
School of Applied Economics and Commerce and Russian Carbon Fund are planning to educate specialists who will work on Russia's transition to sustainable development.