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To the 75th anniversary of the United Nations

On June 30, the first official international event after the outbreak of the pandemic was held in Moscow region to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the UN in Russia. The Green Recovery Ambassador’s Business Dinner was organized by Viacheslav Fetisov's Slava Foundation, National Geographic Society, the UN Information Center in Russia and the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy. The discussion devoted to finding ways out of the global crisis with the help of the Green Economy brought together representatives of 30 countries of the world. The video messages were addressed to the participants of the Ambassador’s dinner by: Inger Andersen, the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, the executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); Enric Sala, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence; His Serene Highness Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, the reigning Prince of Monaco and head of the princely house of Grimaldi; and Patricia Espinosa, the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The director of the UN Information Center in the Russian Federation Vladimir Kuznetsov opened the business dinner with his keynote address. Victoria Elias, director of environmental programs of the World Wide Fund for Nature in Russia, continued the business program. The dinner ended with a speech by Viacheslav Fetisov, UN Goodwill Ambassador to the Russian Federation. The media at the event were represented by journalists from TASS, Russia Today, CNN, Sky News, CBC, TF-1.


  • «Incredibly cool!!! Congratulations!!!» Anna Mazmanyan, organizer of «Yerevan Food Fest» festivals in Armenia
  • «Compliments, Leonid!» Tatiana Tikhonova, president of T-FASHION EVENTI Assosication, Italy
  • «I suppose, talking about the complexity of the organization, this dinner can only be compared with our first event in 2016. But according to the details of its preparation, the depth of understanding the process, the implementation strategy, the level of speakers, the exclusivity of video messages and the logistics - it currently holds an honorable first place. You are brilliant!!! But you yourself know it very well, I am just stating a fact.» Sergey Rybakov, director of Slava Foundation
  • «Great idea and great realization!» Nadezhda Zhilkina, director of All-Russian Center for Tourism Education in RGUTIS
  • «BRAVO!!!» Adrijana Alacki, journalist, president of GastroMac festival, North Macedonia
  • «Congratulations! It provides strong hope for a more successful future» Julia Gorelik, Intel, Israel
  • «Leonid ❤️❤️❤️» Dragica Lukin, WACS international judge, Croatia
  • «Thank you, Leonid, for the invitation and for an opportunity for the Ambassador of Bulgaria Mr. Krastin to participate in this meaningful event.» Katya Zhekova, Attache, Embassy of Bulgaria to the Russian Federation
  • «Congratulations» Evgenia Kutsueva, blogger, Ufa
  • «Congratulations, you are great! I think that the lockdown only increased interest to your events» Nadezhda Udovenko, Head of Tourism Administration, Primorsky Krai
  • «The future is in our „green” arms! Dear Leonid, how good it is that you cannot sit back and do nothing! Let us unite for our green and clean future!» Walentyna Jałocha, culinary specialist, Poland
  • «Congratulations!!! We are very happy for you!!!» Elena Poplinskaya, entrepreneur, Ukraine
  • «Bravo Rusia!! Bravo Leonid!!!!» Marisa Ramos Abascal, professor, Mexico
  • «Extraordinary event! May God grant all of you strength and health to continue in similar vein!» Oksana Istomina, designer, Australia
  • «Congratulations, Leonid, to you and your team. Once again, you prove a real approach to business. May you always have a good luck!» Viktor Belyaev, president of the Russian National Culinary Association
  • «Congratulations! You, of course, are a very energetic and talented person! We wish you continued success!» Natalia Musina, art history PhD, international expert of the UNESCO Handicraft Council, Uzbekistan
  • «Special thanks, of course, to Leonid Gelibterman for a great dinner and the perfectly conducted official first international celebration of the 75th anniversary of the UN in Russia after the outbreak of the pandemic.» Ladlena Fetisova, president of the Sport Republic charity foundation


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