The first meeting of the organizing committee of the international forum took place in Moscow.
On June 11, Moscow hosted the first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the international forum for Falcon Day, led by Deputy Prime Minister of the federal government Victoria Abramchenko.
“On the instructions of Vladimir Putin, large-scale work is being carried out in Russia to create centers for the conservation and reproduction of rare bird species,” Victoria Abramchenko recalled. – In 2022, the first such center was opened in Kamchatka. The creation of these centers aims to restore the population of birds of prey, counteract poaching, promote the development of cooperation ties with Arab countries, as well as the development of ecological tourism. The holding of the first Falcon Day Forum will contribute to the development of specific agreements on the protection and growth of the population of birds of prey and rare species, and will also give a powerful impetus to the development of international environmental cooperation.”
Within the framework of the meeting, the list of working groups of the Organizing Committee was approved, the issues of conformation of the business, cultural and sports programs of the forum, as well as the realization of a civic party for the residents on September 9 for the Day of the was considered the City of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, dedicated to falconry issues.
Adviser to the President of Russia, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the WEF, Anton Kobyakov, noted that Falcon Day continues the tradition of holding thematic environmental events within the framework of the WEF dedicated to groups of vulnerable animals or in Danger of extinction. and birds
“The main geography of the forum’s foreign participants is the countries of the Middle East and North Africa,” Anton Kobyakov said. – The central event will be the adoption at ministerial level of a declaration on the conservation of the gyrfalcon population. A bright part of the event will be the Falcon House multimedia exhibition at the Far East Street exhibition, which will talk about the main types and characteristics of birds of prey, support measures and the history of falconry. A presentation area with live birds will be planned inside the pavilion.”
The meeting participants also talked about the first falcon auction organized with the support of the Russian Auction House, together with the Kamchatka Falconry Center and the Roscongress Foundation, which will be held with the participation of representatives of the countries of the Persian Gulf.
The forum’s sporting event will be the WE SAVE race in support of the Russian President’s program to preserve the gyrfalcon population, which will take place on September 11.
Starting in 2023, the International Falcon Day Forum will be held annually in Russia. The forum aims to become an international platform of experts for a comprehensive dialogue and attract the attention of government officials, experts and the scientific community on the issues of conservation, protection and enhancement of the population of birds of prey and rare species, including birds of prey. the hawk family Falcon Day will take place on the opening day of the VIII Eastern Economic Forum on September 10 in Vladivostok. The operator is the Roscongress Foundation.