Activities & Events 2015
Activities & Events 2015
International Conference, 17-19 November 2015, European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), UN Palace of Nations, University of Geneva, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
International Conference "International Cooperation: Innovation as a Tool for Social and Economic Changes", devoted to 70th Anniversary of the United Nations was organized by CII in cooperation with the International Investment Center (Russia) and Russian-Swiss Science Association (Switzerland). The conference was attended by representatives of CERN, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and other international organizations, UNOG, UNRISD, Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, Geneva University, Lumos Education (Great Britain), Moscow State University, Federal State Southern University (Russia), Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas (Russia), European Network of Universities ERENET (Hungary). The conference resolution was approved and distributed to the relevant organisations.
On 7-10 October, 2015 CII President Andrei Generalov and General Secretary Olga Generalova-Kutuzova took part in the workshop “SME Clustering: How to find the Right Business Partners/Improving the Business Environment for SMEs”, organized by the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with PRAXI Network/FORTH. Andrei Generalov had presented the report: “SME Clustering: How to find the Right Business Partners/Improving the Business Environment for SMEs in Russia”. Olga Generalova-Kutuzova had been the moderator of the workshop section. The event was held in Greece.
On 3-4 September, 2015 CII representatives took part in the Ninth session of Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships of the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva (Switzerland) and focused on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships and their essential role in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
On May 28, 2015 in the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva (Switzerland) CII representatives took part in the presentation of the OHCHR Report 2014. Presentation was made by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who presented the results achieved in the framework of the six thematic priorities as set out in the OHCHR Management Plan for 2014-2017.
On 27-28 May, 2015 CII representatives took part in the Open-ended Consultation of the Committee on Sustainable Energy, the UNECE, which was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva and focused on ensuring sufficient, reliable and environmentally responsible supplies of energy for sustainable development is a key challenge for the countries of the UNECE region.
On 15 - 18 April, 2015 CII General Secretary Olga Generalova-Kutuzova took part in the Workshop on “SMEs and Small Farms in Agribusiness” in Chisinau, Moldova. This event was organized by the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and ERENET University Network. It included best practices and exchange of experiences concerning SMEs and small farms development in the BSEC member states: Albania-Armenia-Azerbaijan-Bulgaria-Georgia-Greece-Moldova-Romania-Russia-Serbia-Turkey-Ukraine.
On February 19, 2015 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva (Switzerland) by CII was co-organized a side event "Tools to Enable Access to Medicines in Russia. Best practices which can be replicated in other countries" in cooperation with the International NGO "International Investment Center " (IIC), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, as well as the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership within the framework of the UN Social Forum of the Human Rights Council.
Activities & Events 2014
International Conference "International Cooperation: Innovation as a Tool for Social and Economic Changes", co-organized in cooperation with the Russian-Swiss Science Association (Switzerland). The conference was attended by representatives of CERN, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and other international organizations, UNECE, Geneva University, Moscow State University, Syktyvkar State University (Russia), Federal State Southern University (Russia), Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas (Russia), Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property, European Network of Universities ERENET (Hungary), ITC Academy (Switzerland).
The conference was attended by representatives of 10 countries of the world. Participants of the conference during specially organized CERN tour were allowed to examine the work of CERN. All participants expressed their appreciation to the staff of CERN for the opportunity.
Within the frames of the conference participants took part in EURECA Innovation Event in Basel and conducted series of B2B meetings with Universities and research institutions.
Also a working day of the conference was devoted to study visit to the International Trade Centre (ITC), joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.
Following the conference a resolution on future activities was adopted and highlighted the importance of creativity and innovations in social and economic projects.
13-16 October, 2014, Participation in the UNCTAD World Investment Forum,
UN Palace of Nations.
September 11-12 , 2014. Participation in the 4th Swiss-Russian Medical Forum, which was held on in the School of Journalism of Moscow State University. The event was dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Russian-Swiss diplomatic relations.
24-25 June, 2014. Participation in the Annual Moscow Forum of Business Partners "Russia-Europe: Cooperation without Borders "and roundtable: "The EU's Experience in Assistance for Small and Medium Size Business to be Dynamic, Sustainable and Innovative."
April 4, 2014, Participation in the Second Geneva Dialogue on Sustainable Development after 2015: The Road from Bali. The Forum was held under the chairmanship of the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi.