Rus

The IX International Forum

Arctic: today and the future

December 05-07, 2019, St.Petersburg

HISTORY: 2016 - VI INTERNATIONAL FORUM «ARCTIC: THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE»

Topical issues of provision of state environmental monitoring in the Arctic

Panel session

Topical issues of provision of state environmental monitoring in the Arctic

Draft*

12:00 - 13:30

Hall 1


Section description

Ecological safety is one of the most important priorities of Russian state politics in the Arctic. Nowadays, business, operating in the Arctic regions, faces with new realities of ecological regulation: legislation changes, system of ecological supervision is being advanced. It raises the cost but, at the same time, gives opportunities to innovative, high-quality production. Panel session will be dedicated to issues of state ecological supervision system development in the Arctic, advancement of legal regulation in sphere of ecological supervision and ecological responsibility of the Arctic companies.

Topics for discussion

  • Mechanisms of state control over ecological situation in the Arctic;
  • Control over activity of large industrial enterprises in the Arctic;
  • Prevention of the Arctic ocean from pollution caused by oil spills;
  • Preventative measures and forest fire extinction.

Moderator

BORIS MORGUNOV

Director of the Institute of Natural Resource Economics and Environmental Policy, NRU HSE

Speakers

NIKOLAI VALUEV

First Deputy Chairman of Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on ecology and environmental protection

VLADIMIR DRACHEV

Member of Committee on ecology and environmental protection of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

SERGEI DONSKOI*

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation

ALEKSANDR FROLOV

Head of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

IVAN VALENTIK

Head of the Federal Agency for Forestry

VASILII FEDOROV

Deputy Head of Department of the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources in the North-West Federal district

ALEKSANDR ZHIRKOV

Chairman of the State Assembly of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)

ROMAN POLSHVEDKIN

First Deputy Minister of industry, natural resources, energy and transport of the Komi Republic

VIKTOR TRESKIBA

Chief Engineer of LLC Gazprom Neft Shelf

ELENA LEBEDEVA

Deputy Director of Department for industrial safety, labor protection and environment in exploration and production of JSC "NK "Rosneft"

VLADIMIR SLOBODIAN

General Director of JSC "Institute of ecological design and research"

* subject to change without notice