On 22 September 2016, the EU Delegation to Ukraine in partnership with the international charitable organisation “Environment-People-Law” will hold media briefing to mark the launch of the EU-funded project “Ukrainian civil society for European style waste management”.
The project aims to showcase ecologically sound alternatives to waste landfilling and accompany the Ukrainian government in its efforts to introduce a waste management system in line with the EU practices. It is also expected to improve waste management by promoting ratification of the international Minamata Convention on mercury by Ukraine. The project will thus become one of the driving forces behind the legislative and practical changes in the field of waste management in Ukraine.
Media is kindly invited to attend:
What? Media briefing on the project launch
When? 22 September 2016 at 15:00
Where? Ukraine Crisis Media Centre, 2, Khreshchatyk St., Kyiv
Participants: Mykola Kuzio, Deputy Minister of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine; Ostap Yednak, secretary of the Parliamentary Committee of environmental policy; Olena Kravchenko, executive director at International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law”, Olha-Melen’-Zabramna, head of legal unit at International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law”, Oleh Hladchuk, representative of “Environmental initiaitves” NGO; Liudmyla Poltorachenko, deputy director of the Department of communal services, Ministry of regional development, construction, housing and communal services, Nataliya Husieva, head of the Agriculture and environment statistics department, State service of statistics of Ukraine; Ruslan Hrechanyk, director of the department of environmental protection and natural resources at Lviv regional administration; Oleksandr Kovtunov, director of the department of environmental protection and natural resources at Kirovohrad regional administration.
For accreditation, please, contact:Olena Kravchenko, EPL executive director, at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, and Alla Voytsikhovska, EPL environmental scientist of the 1st category, at e-mail: email@example.com, or tel.: (032) 225 – 76 – 82. Accreditation is open until 10:00, 21 September 2016.
Background information: The EU-funded project “Ukrainian civil society for European style waste management”, with the budget of €493 086, aims to promote democratic reform and increase the capacity of civil society to participate in decision making on waste management. It will serve as a link between the Ukrainian environmental authorities, governments, European agencies and experts, willing to share their experience in the field of waste management. More information:http: //www.epl.org.ua/en/
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