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IEW • From the Siberian Steppe to St. Petersburg: Environmental Issues and Activism in Russia

November 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Featuring journalist Angelina DavydovaHosted by the Russian Flagship Program & Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies

In this session, Angelina Davydova, a journalist and expert on international and Russian climate policies, will share some of the environmental challenges facing Russia, the policies adopted to combat them, and the initiatives in civil society responding to both.

This is a virtual event. Register here.

Angelina Davydova is an expert on international and Russian climate and environmental policies, civil society movements and media. She is a director of an NGO “Office of Environmental Information’, based in St.Petersburg, Russia. She is an environmental and climate journalist, regularly contributing to Russian and international media. She also teaches at St.Petersburg State University, The European University in St.Petersburg and the MARCH School of Architecture. She has been an observer with the UN climate negotiations (UNFCCC) since 2008. She has graduated from The St.Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance in 2000 and completed a number of international educational and professional development programs, including the Thomson Reuters Foundation programme in Oxford University (2006), City of Hamburg Young Leaders Internship Program (2009), Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (UC Berkeley, California, 2012) and Humphrey Fellowship (UC Davis, 2018-2019).

Angelina Davydova is a member of the Global Reference Group (Bread for the World, development and relief agency of the Protestant Churches in Germany).  She has been a member of the World Future Council since October 2020.


November 15, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm