Dear members of the Working Group on Business Planning and Alternative Sources of Revenues for PAs and Local Population of the UNDP/GEF Project “Strengthening the Komi Republic Protected Areas System to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters Region”,
You are welcome to participate in the WG first meeting on 24 April 2009. The event will take place at a conference hall of the Komi Department of Rosprirodnadzor (152, Internatsionalnaya St., Syktyvkar, Republic of Komi) at 9.00.

Agenda of the Meeting:

  1. WG Membership and Tasks  
  2. A 5 Year General Work Plan and Plan for 2009  
  3. Detailed Action Plan for Project OUTCOME 3
  4. Draft TORs and Feasibility Study Discussion
  5. PAs and Local Population Alternative Sources of Revenues. Co-Funding Issues
  6. Miscellaneous  
To the participants who are not Syktyvkar residents:
The accommodation costs and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Passports (original documents and copies), tickets and hotel bills (original documents and copies) are required.   
See you in Syktyvkar!
Vasily Ponomarev, Project Manager

The initial meeting of the Working Group on Companies’ Social and Ecological Responsibility and Ecological will be held on April 21, 2009 at 9 a.m. Venue: Meeting Hall, Department of Rospriodnadzor, the Republic of Komi. Address: 152,  Internatsionalnaya St., Syktyvkar.

Meeting agenda:

V. Ponomarev – Chairperson, A Tentukova - Secretary

  1. Group members. Group’s tasks. Spokesperson - V. Ponomarev
  2. 5 years Project general working plan till  2009. Spokesperson - V. Ponomarev
  3. Comprehensive activities plan on the Result 2 of the project. Spokesperson - T. Goncharova
  4. Issues of companies’ social and ecological responsibility and UNDP/GEF Project. Spokesperson - T. Goncharova
  5. Discussions on Project requirements specification. Spokesperson - T. Goncharova
  6. Miscellaneous.