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Green or Grim Picture: Environmental Responsibility as a Tool to Achieve SDGs 8 and 17

Green or Grim Picture: Environmental Responsibility as a Tool to Achieve SDGs 8 and 17


On March 25, 11:15-14:00 (Moscow time), the Eurasian Economic Commission is holding the side-event entitled “Green or Grim Picture: Environmental Responsibility as a Tool to Achieve SDGs 8 and 17” on the margins of the VIII UN ESCAP Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development.

The EEC side-event aims at sharing experience and the best practices in the field of transferring towards “green” economy. The participants are supposed to discuss the implications of the pandemic from the perspective of redirecting the global development paradigm in favour of “green” growth; the essence of the “green” economy principles for state and businesses; the prospects of international cooperation in achieving the UN SDG 8 provided the “new normality”.

The discussion is to be attended by the representatives of the international organizations, integration associations, national and supranational regulatory bodies, businesses, development institutions and academia.

The online streaming of the event will be accessible in English on the EEC YouTube channel. The attenders will be able to address the speakers via chat (the web-link is to be communicated). 

In order to receive further clarifications concerning the organization of the event, please, contact the focal point: Mrs. Anastasiia Khazhgerieva, consultant to Economic Policy Strategies Section, Macroeconomic Policy Department; khazhgerieva@eecommission.org; t.: +7 (495) 669-24-00, ext. 46-77.