The event encompassed:
1) The Phosagro/UNESCO/IUPAC award-giving-ceremony at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (on 2 June): Grants were awarded to young scientists for the fourth time for the most interesting and useful research in Green Chemistry.
2) The Phosagro/UNESCO/IUPAC International Seminar (Symposium) on Green Chemistry for Life, the Environment and Sustainable Development (on 3 June): the seminar was held at St. Petersburg Mining University and organized in two sessions with presentations dealing with “Harnessing green chemistry for Sustainable Development” and “Young researchers in action”.
Over the last 20 years, the Forum has become a leading global platform for representatives of the business community to meet and discuss the key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets, and the world as a whole. The 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was attended by participants from many different countries, including heads of state and government from emerging economies, heads of major corporations, and the world’s leading experts in the fields of science, the media, and civil society.
More information about the UNESCO, PhosAgro and IUPAC Award Joint Grants at SPIEF to the Best Young Scientists can be found at this link.
More information about the PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC Partnership in Green Chemistry for Life can be found at this link.