The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved financing of 500 million euros ($561 million) to support sustainable development in Turkish cities. This comes in the form of an "additional financing" (AF) to the Sustainable Cities 2 Project, the second in a series of projects under the Program for Sustainable Cities.
President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Monday on the occasion of the 7th ASEF Rectors' Conference and Student's Forum, held in Bucharest, advocating for the strengthening of the collaboration of higher education institutions in Romania with international partners.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila met with Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE (UN Economic Commission for Europe) on Tuesday, in which context she pointed out that sustainable development is one of Romania's commitments, in the candidacy campaign for the United Nations Security Council included.
The implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a shared responsibility, calling for the active involvement of the Member States, the private sector and the civil society, George Ciamba, Minister-delegate for European Affairs told the "Annual Industry Days" Conference, informs the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) in a press release. Present at the "Navigating through SDGs.
Turkish wind energy installed capacity is expected to reach 8 gigawatts with an addition of 600 megawatts (MW) in 2019, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TÜREB) head said on Jan. 4.
The Department for Durable Development within the Romanian Government's General Secretariat (SGG) launched on Monday the National Strategy for Romania's Durable Development 2030 which provides for, among other things, the setting up of an inter-departmental committee in the filed led by the prime minister.
Ministers and senior policymakers across Asia and the Pacific are set to gather in Bangkok this week to focus on population dynamics at a crucial time for the region. Their goal is to keep people and rights at the heart of the region's push for sustainable development.
The government gave consent for the managing authority of operational programme Environment 2014-2020 to sign a contract with Sofia Municipality in partnership with Toplofikatsia Sofia for the construction of a cogeneration plant that will use refuse derived fuel (RDF), the government press office said, reports Focus News Agency.
The Government approved on Friday the National Strategy for Sustainable Development of Romania 2030, a document prepared under the coordination of the Department for Sustainable Development.