Mainstreaming biodiversity
conservation into Russia's energy
sector policies and operations

Project Management

Global Environmental Facility (GEF) is the Project Donor.

The RF Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology is the National Implementing Agency, which has the following functions:

  • Approve expenses under the current budget and working plan;
  • Prepare reports, exercise control over procurement and results of the Project;
  • Coordinate financing granted by the UNDP and GEF, with financing from other sources;
  • Approve terms of reference for contractors, and the required tender documentation;
  • Provide support to the Project Steering Committee.

National Project Director is Mr. Amirkhan Amirkhanov, Deputy Head of Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Natural Resource Use of the Russian Federation.

Project Guarantor is the UNDP Support Office in the Russian Federation, which has the following functions:

  • Utilize the project budget;
  • Exercise financial management;
  • At the request of the National Implementing Partner, carry out final approval of payments to vendors, procure goods, approve terms of reference, engage providers of consultancy services and subcontractors;
  • Perform unbiased and independent control and monitoring of the Project.


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