The Academy participated in the Youth Ecological Festival «VuzEcoFest»
From 23 to 26 of April the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration participated in The Youth Ecological Festival «VuzEcoFest» for the third time. During the festival, several events were organized for Academy’s students.
RANEPA students visited the «Solar Systems» plant, which produces mono - and polycrystalline silicon wafers used in solar energy generation. They also participated in case competition devoted to Eco-volunteers movement and learned about career opportunities for young people in the field of Sustainable Development during a round-table discussion «Eco-career: a success story».
At the Academy, «VuzEcoFest» was supervised by the Center for Economic Modeling of Energy and Environment (Tatiana Lanshina, Research Fellow of the Center) and organized by Academy's students who are interested in sustainable development and environmental issues.
«VuzEcoFest» is a student initiative to promote the concept of "Green Universities” and environmentally friendly lifestyle throughout the whole Russian Federation and nearby countries. In 2018, 53 universities of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan took part in this festival, which reflects the genuine interest towards sustainable development issues among the Eurasian student community.