Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Environmental Dynamics and Global Climate Change (830), established in 2008 at the Yugra State University (Russian Federation).

Fields/Disciplines

Ecology, natural resource management and environmental education.

Objectives

The purpose of the Chair shall be:

  • to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of ecology, natural resource management and environmental education.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the Russian Federation, Europe and North America.

The objectives of its activities shall be to :

  • provide personnel and student participation in international educational, scientific and cultural-elucidative projects and programmes;
  • promote interdisciplinary scientific research in the field of natural anthropogenic dynamics and ecosystems and global biospheric processes
  • develop and support the modern scientific-technological, methodological and material bases for training young specialists at world standard level;
  • use opportunities to represent the region achievements in the sphere of national nature management and application of modern forms and methods of natural resources control for the sake of national development;
  • support the development tools and measures for avoiding the environmental impact of economic activities, and promote the sustainable use and production of natural resources.

Host Institution

  • Yugra State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office in Moscow.

Contact

Prof. Sergey Pikunov, Yugra State University, Center of Environmental Dynamics and Climate Changes
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - unesco.chair(at)ugrasu.ru
Work Phone - +7 (34671) 57714
Fax - +7 (34671) 57713
Street - Chekhova str. – 16
City - Khanty-Mansiysk
Postal Code - 628012
Country - Russian Federation
Website

Prof. Elena Lapshina, Yugra State University, Center of Environmental Dynamics and Climate Changes
Co-Chairholder
E-Mail address - e_lapshina(at)ugrasu.ru
Work Phone - +7 (34671) 57714
Fax - +7 (34671) 57713
Street - Chekhova str. – 16
City - Khanty-Mansiysk
Postal Code - 628012
Country - Russian Federation
Website