Sustainable development

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.

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.

Orban: Romania to benefit, 2021 to 2030, from financing of approximately 6 billion euros through Modernization Fund

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said that Romania will benefit from European funding estimated at approximately 6 billion euros, through the Modernization Fund, in the period 2021-2030, and the funds will be allocated, in particular, to investments in cogeneration production capacities and renewable green energy.

Priority to renewable energy

Environment Minister Kostis Hatzidakis has decided to cut the red tape on renewal energy projects by dispensing some of them from environmental impact assessments and simplifying the approval procedures for others.

The aim of these decisions is to reduce the time from the submission of a plan to implement a renewable energy project to its approval to two years.