A meeting of project partners took place

On december 11, employees of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS", Green Net Finland, representatives of the city of Lappeenranta and ITMO University (experts) took part in the meeting of the project partners.
We discussed preparations for the international forum "Ecology of the big city".

Employees of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS" and association of environmental partnership (AsEP) took part in the annual meeting of partners

Employees of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS" and association of environmental partnership (AsEP) took part in the annual event of cross-border cooperation Programme "Russia – South-East Finland 2014-2020", which is an important platform for increasing visibility and awareness, capacity building, promotion of achievements of funded projects and demonstrate the value of cross-border cooperation to stakeholders and all those involved in the implementation of projects. The event was held at ITMO University for two days, december 10 and 11.
The event provided information on the contribution that the Program and projects make to improving the socio-economic development of the border regions. Examples of best practices of cross-border cooperation project management were presented, as well as new ideas for improving the efficiency of communications and information on what exactly should be implemented by projects in 2018-2022 with the support of joint funding from the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.
For project partners, both days of the event were full of events and trainings on project implementation. On the first day there were trainings on communication, promotion and project management, as well as an information seminar on the sixth qualifying round of project proposals with the closing date of applications on February 27, 2020.
The program of the first day can be viewed here.
The second day includes thematic sessions on partnerships, project development and sustainable results, as well as a main formal session with representatives of funders and decision-makers, the public and the media.
The program of the second day can be viewed here.

Employees of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS" took part in a visit to the city of Helsinki

On December 3, 2019, employees of the environmental bureau "Kosmos" took part in a visit to the city of Helsinki. The main purpose of the visit is to participate in the seminar, which was held at the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.
The seminar was attended by project partners and experts:

  • professor Sergienko O. I., ITMO (Saint-Petersburg);
  • Michael Lettenmeir, D-mat Ltd;
  • Yusif Salam-zade, SustainOnline Oy;
  • SYKE’s Ilmastodieetti calculator, Ari Nissinen, SYKE.

The program of the seminar can be viewed here.

The event report can be viewed at the link.

Photo report from the event can be viewed here.

Association of environmental partnership (AsEP) and employees of the environmental bureau "Kosmos" took part in the seminar

On November 21, 2019, the St. Petersburg chamber of Commerce and industry hosted the seminar "Changes in environmental legislation. Requirements of normative legal acts in the field of environmental protection and environmental safety".
The moderator was the director of the Association of environmental partnership (AsEP) Krylov B. S.
Speakers - representatives of the Committee on nature management, environmental protection and environmental safety; Committee on improvement; Rosprirodnadzor; Nevsko-Ladoga basin water management; "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" and others.
At the seminar, the head of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS" Koroleva E. B. presented information about the international projects CATA3PULT and BBC1, implemented within the framework of the cross-border cooperation Program. The seminar was also attended by the representative of the leader-partner of the BBC1 project Saija Tillgren (Mikkeli Miksei) and the representative of the partner CATA3PULT Evilina Lutfi (Green Net Finland).

Photo report from the event can be viewed here.

The Committee on nature management, environmental protection and environmental safety held a meeting

Association for Environmental Partnership (AsEP) and employees of the environmental bureau "Kosmos" took part in the meeting, which was held in the Committee on nature management, environmental protection and environmental safety on November 13, 2019.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Chairman of the Committee Serebritsky I.A. and participants of the projects of the program of cross-border cooperation BBC1 and CATA3PULT.