Sustainability

Vizjak points to green transition in address to UN Environment Assembly

Nairobi/Ljubljana – Slovenian Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak highlighted the role and potential of green investment as he addressed in a video call a virtual session of the UN Environment Assembly, which started in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Monday.

Department for Sustainable Development/Barometer: Only a third of citizens are satisfied with education system

Only a third of citizens say they are satisfied with the quality of the education system as a whole, but the majority (59%) consider that university education in Romania is a quality one, according to an opinion barometer conducted within the project "Sustainable Romania" implemented by the General Secretariat of the Government through the Department for Sustainable Development.

Return to normality will be gradual, says FinMin

"The Greek government is working with a plan, method and flexibility to lead the country out of the health crisis and to enter an orbit of high, sustainable, smart growth without any exclusions, laying the foundations for a future of prosperity, opportunities and possibilities for the next generations," Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said in Parliament on Friday.

Ljubljana one of most sustainable cities, according to Lonely Planet

Ljubljana – The Lonely Planet has compiled a list of the world’s eight most sustainable cities, among them Ljubljana. The capital is praised for being liveable, “extremely clean and increasingly green”. The list also includes Copenhagen, Portland, Singapore, Lisbon, Bengaluru, Vancouver and San Francisco.

A year of big wagers

The new year will be one of big wagers for this country. Greece has the opportunity to get back on its feet and take advantage of significant European Union resources that will put it on the path to fair, sustainable growth.

GINO: Green in name only?

Greece is going green. The goal of sustainable development has been generally accepted - in principle, at least - and green growth has now been adopted as a pillar of both government policy and the National Recovery and Resilience Plan submitted to the European Union, with the blessing of the opposition. It was also emphasized in the recent Pissarides Committee Report.

Fiscal Council warns against certain measures in latest stimulus package

Ljubljana – The Fiscal Council has warned that the latest legislative stimulus package contains certain provisions that may worsen the structure of public finances, including the proposal for simplified retirement and one-off aid to population groups not directly affected by the coronavirus epidemic.

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