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On March 23-24 Arkhangelsk hosted an international civil forum "2b sustainable. Climate and energy. " The forum became the first platform in Arkhangelsk for climate-related discussions, with the main focus on the possibilities of developing renewable energy sources to address climate change issues in the region. The expert of the Russian Socio-Ecological Union presented the topic of climate actions in and by the regions and discussed the need to create climate plans for Arkhangelsk, the region, small settlements, as well as for schools, industrial enterprises and various public institutions.

November 1-3, in the suburbs of St. Petersburg Russian Social ecological Union/Friends of the Earth Russia held the conference "Climate and energy. Solutions for the future". Event was attended by 62 representatives of 30 environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from 7 Federal districts of the Russian Federation. International seminar on NGO cooperation within the Civil society Forum EU-Russia "Energy sustainability and climate adaptation of regulated aquatic ecosystems management" and international seminar "Strengthening NGOs in promoting energy efficiency to local communities development and climate protection" happened within the days of conference.

Dubrovskiy, Moscow region, 21-22 March, 2009

Representatives of environmental NGOs met at the conference with such title under Moscow. The conference was organised by Green Russia faction with the Yabloko party, Heinrich Böll Foundation and Environmental Rights Centre Bellona. 157 leaders and activists from 67 environmental and human rights NGOs (including Russian Socio-Ecological Union, Greenpeace, WWF-Russia, Centre for protection of Wild Nature, and the Union for Chemical Safety) took part in the conference. They represented almost all regions of Russia – Far East, Siberia, Urals, North-West, Central, Privolzhsky and South okrugs.

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