Angelina Davydova is a renowned journalist, civil society expert, educator and change-maker with more than 20 years of experience in Russian and international media, international non-governmental organizations, think-tanks and the academy. Her main focus is on climate and environmental policies, efforts and solutions. She is regarded as an expert in Russian climate/environmental policy, “green” civil society initiatives and grass-root movements, environmental/climate journalism and communication, sustainable and resilient urban development.
She is regularly contributing for Russian and international media outlets, while also editing a quarterly “Environment and Law”. In addition to this, she is also a director of an NGO “Office of environmental information” (based in St.Petersburg, Russia) and an expert with the DRA e. V. (Berlin). She teaches at the St. Petersburg State University (School of Journalism), the European University in St. Petersburg, School of Architecture March (Moscow) and gives guest lectures and seminars in universities in Germany and the USA. Since 2008 Angelina Davydova has also been an observer of the UN Climate Negotiations (the UNFCCC).
She has graduated from The St.Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance in 2000 and completed a number of international educational and professional development programs, including the Thomson Reuters Foundation programme in Oxford University (2006), City of Hamburg Young Leaders Internship Program (2009), Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (UC Berkeley, California, 2012) and Humphrey Fellowship (UC Davis, 2018-2019.
Angelina Davydova is a member of the Global Reference Group (Bread for the World, development and relief agency of the Protestant Churches in Germany) and a virtual fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (DC, 2020-2021).
She is a member of the World Future Council since October 2020.
January 27th, 2021 | Season 3 | 50 mins 24 secs
environmental activism, environmental issues, journalism, russia, siberia
From St. Petersburg, Angelina Davydova, Environmental journalist and head of the German Russian Office of Environmental Information, graciously joins us to give us some surprising facts on the landscape of environmental activism and reform in Russia. This was an uplifting and eye-opening conversation and we hope you enjoy!