Kick-off meeting of the project “Advancing medium and long-term adaptation planning in the Republic of Serbia” was held together with the first Working Group meeting
Project “Advancing medium and long-term adaptation planning in the Republic of Serbia” aims is to strengthen national capacities to reduce the vulnerability and risk posed by climate change through the establishment of effective cooperation and coordination of all relevant institutions, as well as to identify measures for efficient adaptation to the changed climate conditions. The focus of the project is on the sectors of agriculture, forestry, water management, energy, transport and infrastructure. It is necessary to establish a system of information flow, to import all existing data within all sectors, and to make all data transparent and accessible. The main objective of the project is to provide a sustainable climate-resilient society and economy. The project is funded by the Green Climate Fund and implemented by the United Nations Development Program in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management.
In order to allow for the comprehensive and accurate collection of data and information required for the implementation of the project, a Working Group has been established. The Working Group has a total of 23 representatives from 15 institutions. Delegated members of the Working Group are representatives of the following institutions: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Statistical Office od the Republic of Serbia, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Republic Hydrometeorological Institute, Public Investment Management Office, Republic Geodetic Authority, Ministry of the Interior – Emergency Sector, Provincial Secretariat for Urban Planning and Environmental Protection, Ministry of Mining and Energy, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.
The kick-off meeting of the project “Advancing medium and long-term adaptation planning in the Republic of Serbia” was held on March 11, 2020 at the Metropol Hotel.
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