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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation (MNRE)

About

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation MNRE

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation (MNRE) is a federal executive authority of the Russian Federation that implements public administration in the field of nature management, environmental protection and ecological safety.

The Ministry ensures statutory regulation as well as drafts and submits to the Russian government federal constitutional laws, federal laws and presidential and governmental acts on the following issues:

  • geological surveys, rational use and protection of subsurface resources,
  • use, conservation, protection and regeneration of forests,
  • use and protection of water objects,
  • operation of reservoirs and multi-purpose water-resources systems, protective and other hydraulic structures (excluding those navigational) and promotion of their safety,
  • protection, use and regeneration of wildlife objects and their habitat,
  • specially protected natural areas,
  • environment protection and security,
  • protection of atmospheric air,
  • production and consumer waste disposal (excluding those radioactive),
  • improvement of economical mechanism for environmental management and environment protection.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation MNRE

Sergey Donskoy

Since May 21, 2012, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation (MNRE) is headed by Sergey Donskoy.

Role of MNRE in the Project Implementation

The Ministry initiated development of the Project for HCFCs phase out in the Russian Federation. Representatives of the Ministry are included into the composition of the Steering Committee that controls work progress under the Project. The Steering Committee is chaired by Maria Volosatova, head of the climate and atmospheric air department of MNRE. Besides, MNRE is directly involved in implementation of different Project components.

Links:

Official website of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation (MNRE): www.mnr.gov.ru


Official web-site of UNIDO/GEF Project No. GF/RUS/11/001—Phase Out of HCFCs and Promotion of HFC-Free Energy Efficient Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems in the Russian Federation Through Technology Transfer


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