USUE Rector Yakov Silin attended the international workshop “Climatic Risks of Economic Growth”, which took place on March 19 at the House of Economist.
Academician Boris Porfiryev, Director of Institute of Economic Forecasting at the Russian Academy of Sciences, delivered the keynote address. The workshop moderator was Academician Alexander Dynkin, President of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) at RAS.
Among the announced speakers were: Vladimir Kuznetsov, Director of the UN Information Center in Moscow; Vladimir Moshkalo, head of the Moscow UNEP office; Igor Bashmakov, General Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency - XXI century; Leonid Grigoriev, Chief Advisor to the Head of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation; Andrei Klepach, Deputy Chairman of Vnesheconombank; Vasily Bogoyavlensky, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, deputy director of the RAS Institute of the Oil and Gas Problems.
The workshop was organized by the International Union of Economists and the Free Economic Society of Russia backed by UNEP and the UN Information Center in Moscow.