The event focused on the current achievements and lessons learnt from SDGs’ strategies and practices. Within the framework of the event, the participants will consider sustainable practices of Russia, which are implemented in various sectors, at various levels and can be expanded and replicated in the region. Sustainable strategies, partnerships, business projects related to the SDGs 6,7,9,11 and 17 along with the Voluntary local reviews of Russian regions and cities were presented and discussed. Special attention was devoted to plans for the second halfway towards 2030.

The event featured representatives of the Russian Regions (Ministers and members of the Government from Moscow, the Republic of Tatarstan, the Sverdlovsk, Samara regions and others), heads and members of the NGOs, top managers from business, professors from the top Russian Universities, representatives of the UN bodies, representatives of the Russian and other countries embassies and missions. The participants briefly spoke on issues relevant to the Forum and proceeded to fruitful discussions based also on the experience accumulated from previous events.

United Nations Association of Russia; UN Global Compact Association Russia