The Centre is undergoing changes including on the hosting institution. The related information is available here.
Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
Date of establishment:
BCRC in 1996 (Ministerial decree, no Framework Agreement), More
SCRC in March 2008 (Nomination)
Decision BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1997, selected Russian Federation as a site to establish a BCRC for the Eastern Europe sub-region. The Autonomous non-profit organization "Centre for International Projects", which was established in 1981 to provide information and scientific-analytical support to the international environmental cooperation between Russia and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other international organizations was nominated by the Central and Eastern European region to serve as a regional centre for the Stockholm Convention as well in March 2008. COP 5, which was held in 2011, endorsed the centre as a Stockholm Convention regional or subregional centre for four years and recently, COP 7 has endorsed it again for another term of four years.
Hosted by: Autonomous non-profit organization "Centre for International Projects"
Parties served: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine
Expertise: The centre has expertise in environmental legislation, environmental management, sustainable development, evaluation of trans-boundary impact on the environment etc.
Coordinator/Director: Mr. Vladimir Simonov
Contact person: Mr. Vladimir Simonov
Telephone: +7 499 165 5670
Fax: +7 495 165 08 90
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Address: 58B Pervomayskaya Street, 105043, Moscow, Russian Federation