Participation of Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, in the 8th Nevsky International Ecological Congress St. Petersburg, 25-26 May 2017
Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, participated in the 8th Nevsky International Ecological Congress held in St. Petersburg on 25-26 May 2017. This important gathering was organized by the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS), the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation.
The Congress was chaired by Mrs. Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council and Chairperson of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
The main goal of the 8th Nevsky International Ecological Congress was to exchange the information and experience concerning the implementation of the successful strategies and available technologies, in order to improve the system of waste management.
In the framework of this Congress were organized thematic round tables, where the parliamentarians and representatives of the international organizations, business community, research institutions, mass media, public associations, discussed the most important issues of the IPA CIS countries.
The PABSEC Secretary General addressed the gathering at the opening ceremony and participated, as a keynote speaker, in the round table on «Harmonization of International Approaches to Introduction of Best Available Technologies». On this occasion, Mr. Hajiyev informed the participants about the ecological situation in the BSEC Region and the PABSEC activities in this field.