EU to allocate 14.5 million euros for environmental projects in Belarus

EU to allocate 14.5 million euros for environmental projects in Belarus

Belarus and the EU have made another step in the transition to "green" economy. Belarus has gained the support of the EU in the implementation of an environmental program.

An agreement to finance a project to improve air quality and make environmental management more effective was signed in Minsk on July 28.

The initiative provides for the control of emissions to air and radiation monitoring. 

The EU is ready to allocate 14.5 million euros for the modernization of the infrastructure needed for observations.      

Andrei Kovhhuto, Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus:
This cooperation is reflected not only in the allocation of funds but also in the use of modern equipment, technologies for improving the environment and quality of life

Andrea Victorin, head of the European Union delegation to the Republic of Belarus:
Air pollution knows no boundaries, so the European Union is interested in this project. This will benefit both Belarusians and people who live side by side in the European Union.  

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