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VA/2014/B5002/4758

SAP SAG member - Legal and Economic Expert-Russia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Legal and Economic Expert-Russia.

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4758

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VA/2014/B5002/4742

SAP SAG member - Natural Scientists and Biodiversity Expert-Mongolia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Natural Scientists and Biodiversity Expert-Mongolia.

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4742


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VA/2014/B5002/4756

SAP SAG member - Social and Political Expert-Mongolia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Social and Political Expert-Mongolia

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:
https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4756

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VA/2014/B5002/4759

SAP SAG member - Legal and Economic Expert-Mongolia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Legal and Economic Expert-Mongolia
VA is published on UNOPS official web site:
https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4759

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UNEP/IW:LEARN ICT Workshop on Spatial Data Management

08 February 2014 Manila, Philippines

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Feb 08, 2014 06:55 AM to
Jan 09, 2015 06:55 AM

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Manila, Philippines

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UNEP/IW:LEARN ICT Workshop on Spatial Data Management was attended by Project Manager, Sergey Kudelya to improve interaction between IWLEARN Geonode system and Baikal Informational Center Webportal.

Co-organized by the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank, the workshop aimed to help projects and their partners communicate spatial data using maps by providing an in-depth understanding and transferring and enhancing the skills needed for spatial data management using best practices and standards. The workshop evolved mainly on the use of GeoNode platform, which is an open source, online collaborative platform that enables the managing, sharing and increased use of geospatial data, and which can aid decision-making processes for the management of marine and freshwater ecosystems and resources.

http://geonode.org/

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Day of Russian Science in Ulan-Ude: HD Documentary "Baikal without boundaries" presentation

A presentation of HD film "Baikal without boundaries was held in Baikal Institute of Nature Management on 07 Feb 2014. Representatives of The Ministry of Natural Resources of Buryatia, The Ministry of Culture of Buryatia, Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage, Buryat Scientific Center, Buryat Academician institutions, local NGOs and Reserves were invited to run-through of the film.

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Baikal Informational Center Workshop

05 February 2014 Ulan-Ude, Russia

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Feb 05, 2014 03:40 PM to
Jan 09, 2015 03:40 PM

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Ulan-Ude, Russia

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Baikal Informational Center (BIC) Workshop was held in Ulan-Ude, Buryatia. Representatives of "Orkhon Golyn Sav Gazryn" organization and Baikal Institute of Nature Management (BINM), which both were contracted as the executors of BIC maintenance service met each other in BINM Laboratory of Geoinformational systems. They agreed the structure of BIC and discussed many work issues to continue cooperation.

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Lake Baikal Project - the partner of tourism year.

There are participation in EUROPARK conference, “Baikal without boundaries” documentary preparation, development of touristic plans compatible with biodiversity were developed.

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Dec 06, 2013
from 09:35 AM to 09:35 AM

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10 events and services were supported by the project during the year of tourism. There are participation in EUROPARK conference, “Baikal without boundaries” documentary preparation, development of touristic plans compatible with biodiversity were developed.

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IV All-Russian congress of environmental protection of Natural Resources Ministry of Russia.

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Dec 02, 2013 09:35 AM to
Dec 04, 2013 09:35 AM

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Congress is the biggest event of the Year of Environmental Protection, which is being held in Russia. Among the participants - representatives of government, business, scientific and educational organizations, experts and social activists.

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Sub-regional workshop: “Strengthening Regional Cooperation in Water Management in North and Central Asia”

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Nov 20, 2013 09:30 AM to
Jan 29, 2014 09:30 AM

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Economic Forum of the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) "Comprehensive and sustainable development through regional cooperation" and the Eighth session Governing Council was held on 19-22 November 2013 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It was attended by representatives of the governments of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, as well as a number of intergovernmental organizations and financial institutions active in Central Asia.

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3rd meeting of The Joint Russian-Mongolian comission of environment preservation.

On 28 October, 2013 the Russian delegation headed by the Chairman of the Commission, Deputy Head of the Rosprirodnadzor, Amirhan Amirhanov, Mongolian - Chairman of the Committee, the Vice Minister of the Environment and Green Development of Mongolia Tulga Buyaa.

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Oct 28, 2013
from 09:05 AM to 09:05 AM

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On 28 October, 2013 the Russian delegation headed by the Chairman of the Commission, Deputy Head of the Rosprirodnadzor, Amirhan Amirhanov, Mongolian - Chairman of the Committee, the Vice Minister of the Environment and Green Development of Mongolia Tulga Buyaa.

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7th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference

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Oct 26, 2013 06:15 AM to
Oct 31, 2013 06:15 PM

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Bridgetown, Barbados

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The 7th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC7), as with prior IW Conferences, will be a signature learning event for the GEF IW focal area. The GEF IW Conference objectives are to facilitate cross-sectoral and portfolio-wide learning and experience sharing. It strives to solicit advice from the existing GEF IW portfolio on burning issues, and to assist in building participant capacity in key management and technical areas. Participants sum up progress achieved and also look to the future of programming within and beyond the GEF IW focal area. The IWC7 theme is “Economic Valuation as a Tool to Bridge the Science-Policy Gap”. The IWC7’s objective is to facilitate experience sharing across the GEF International Waters portfolio, with a special emphasis on reviewing the economic valuation of international waters and the links between economic valuation and science, as well as mechanisms for linking both to policymaking.

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EUROPARC Annual Conference 2013

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Oct 09, 2013 06:05 AM to
Oct 13, 2013 06:05 AM

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EUROPARC Annual Conference 2013 will be hosted by the Hortobágy National Park and will take place in Debrecen, Hungary and the Hortobágy National Park from October 9 - 13, 2013.

At the 2013 Annual conference, participants from across Europe will not only celebrate the “40 years Working for Nature” but also look into the future of protected areas management in a more and more uniting Europe. Programmes such as the cross-border PA management of TransParkNet, the environmental youth education via the Junior Ranger programme and camps, the Volunteer Management in Protected Areas as much as the growing network of the parks working under the Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas, are outstanding achievements building the very base for EUROPARC members´ activities.

At the 2013 conference, a special focus will be given on integrated management of protected areas and experts from this field will share their experiences in workshops, on field trips and in presentations.

Check EUROPARC´s Facebook and Twitter @EUROPARC as well as this website for regular updates!

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The GEF IW:Learn Web Award competition

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Oct 03, 2013 07:05 PM to
Oct 21, 2013 11:55 PM

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The Baikal Project participates in the GEF IW:Learn Web Award competition.

All voting forms will go live at exactly 03 October 2013, 19-00 PM Indochina Time (Thailand) tomorrow and will automatically close for everyone on 21 October 2013.

Please, vote for the Lake Baikal Project http://iwlearn.net/wow2013-baikal

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VA/2013/B5002/3967

Consultant on Pollution Hotspot Methodology development, application period: 2013 September 20 - 2013 September 27

Project is looking for Consultant on Pollution Hotspot Methodology development. VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

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Contest "Best in tourism proffecison"

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Jul 03, 2013 02:00 PM to
Sep 03, 2013 02:00 PM

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Ulan-Ude, Russia

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The professional contest "The Best Professional in the field of tourism" has been was orginised in Buryatiya republic and the best workers of enterprises in the tourism industry have been chosen. The main purpose of the competition was to improve the quality of tourism services and to increase the prestige of labor and employee motivation Travel Industry of Buryatia Republic.

The competition was organized by Tourism Agency with the participation of the Committee on Industry, Consumer Market and Tourism Administration, Ulan-Ude, the East-Siberian State Academy of Culture and Arts and the UNDP-GEF Project "Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem".

The Baikal project in the nomination "The best tour-guide in the field of eco-tourism" has instituted the prize won by the ELENA Myasnikov, Ltd. "For Baikal.

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The second "Baikal dialogue" Forum

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Aug 22, 2013
from 08:35 AM to 08:35 PM

Where

Ulan-Ude, Russia

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MNR_RB"Baikal Dialogue" Forum will be held in Buryatia, 22 August, 2013. This forum is dedicated to the problems of Baikal natural territory. The forum is organized by State Duma Committee on Natural Resources, Environment and Ecology; parliamentary group "Baikal"; the Government and National Khural of the republic of Buryatia; the Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal.The forum purpose is to create a permanent inter-regional discussion platform on a regular basis for the development and preparation of proposals for the preservation of Lake Baikal and sustainable development of the Baikal region.

UNDP-GEF “Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem” Project Manager Sergey Kudelya will present the current status and options for enhancing the legal and institutional frameworks of cooperation in the protection and sustainable management of transboundary waters between the Russian Federation and Mongolia.

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High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation

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Aug 20, 2013 06:55 AM to
Aug 21, 2013 06:55 AM

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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The General Assembly welcomed the offer of the Government of Tajikistan to host in August 2013 in Dushanbe the high-level international conference on water cooperation in its resolution A/RES/67/204 on the "Implementation of the International Year of Water Cooperation, 2013". The Dushanbe conference constitutes one of the milestones of the International Year of Water Cooperation.

The conference will build on and pursue the deliberations of the High-level Dialogue in New York and the High Level Forum in The Hague on World Water Day, 22 March 2013, as well as other international and regional events on water cooperation.
It will contribute to achieving the objectives of the International Year of Water Cooperation, in particular:

  • mobilize stronger political commitment and actions towards the implementation of international agreements;
  • undertake more far-reaching public awareness campaigns, as well as education regarding effective water cooperation and dialogue;
  • promote the exchange of experiences in successful policies and best practices at the local, national, regional and international levels;
  • strengthen partnerships and cooperation between the public and private sectors, as well as among communities, local authorities and governments;
  • enhance international and regional cooperation.

A special exhibition will also highlight water issues and challenges faced by all nations and their populations.

A special exhibition will also highlight water issues and challenges faced by all nations and their populations around the world.

In December 2010, following the proposal initiated by the Republic of Tajikistan and submitted by a group of countries, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2013 as the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation (Resolution A/RES/65/154) to facilitate the coordination and collaboration in addressing emerging freshwater issues, and unite efforts undertaken by governments, international and regional organizations, business communities, scientists and other representatives of the civil society.

UNDP-GEF “Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem” Mongolian Project Technical Director Tumurchudur SODNOM will present the implementation of the project.

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Environment and Sustainable Development in Mongolian Plateau and Surrounding Regions

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Aug 20, 2013 02:30 AM to
Aug 22, 2013 02:30 AM

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Ulan-Ude, Russia

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The international scientific conference "Environment and Sustainable Development in Mongolian Plateau and Surrounding Regions" will be held in Ulan-Ude.

The conference purpose is to promote the multilateral academic and educational exchange and cooperation for the problem of Environment and Sustainable Development in Mongolian Plateau and Surrounding Regions.

Themes:

  • Environment Changes and Physical Geography
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Land Use and Land Cover Change
  • Socio-economic Geography, Tourism
  • Urbanization and Regional Development in the Mongolian Plateau
  • Nomadic culture and Management

Venue:

6, Sakhyanova str., city of Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, Russia, BINM SB RAS.

Conference working languages: Russian, English.

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Training workshop for stakeholders

’’Awareness rising and management improvement in the field of environmental problems of Lake Baikal Basin and the role of green economy in their solving’’

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Jul 30, 2013 02:20 AM to
Aug 02, 2013 02:20 AM

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Ulan-Ude

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The seminar “Environmental problems of Lake Baikal Basin and role of green economy in their solving” was held from July 30 – August 02, 2013.

Basin-specific National Capacity Self -Assessments were carried out and used to identify highest priority training and management support at the regional and basin level. Training services were delivered to key stakeholders on the topics of: environmental impact assessment (EIA) development, industrial and mining site inspection, intercalibration of water quality / aquatic system laboratories and training in bioassay techniques, and utilization of geographic information systems (GIS) for mapping threats to ground and surface water resources, enforcement of water quality and biodiversity regulations.

This training program was focused on supporting the implementation of the Baikal / Selenga SAP. Training targeted the range of key actors, including:

  • Staff positions in the organizations most immediately responsible for watershed and basin-wide management of the Baikal Basin’s aquatic ecosystems in both Russia and Mongolia.
  • Academic experts in hydrology, aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity, mining, fisheries, and tourism.
  • Leading civil society organizations with recognized partnership roles in sustainable management.
  • Leading consultancies/organizations who actually elaborate EIA reports on the Russian side of the Baikal Basin.

Holding of seminar “Environmental problems and role of green economy in their solving” in Buryatia, which goes within the scope of Outcome 2.3, for specialists of Ministry of nature resources of Buryatia and Ministry of environment and green development of Mongolia helped to develop practical recommendations for consolidation of state, society and business efforts for mutual solving of ecological problems and rising of ecological security of nature resources use.

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