Speech of the Deputy Prime Minister on the closing event of the IPA project "Strengthening capacities for implementation of the environmental legislation on local level"
16:02, Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia in charge of European Affairs, Arbër Ademi PhD, today attended the closing event of the IPA project "Strengthening capacities for implementation of the environmental legislation on local level".
"Sustainable growth and environmental protection is one of those topics that cause great interest worldwide, and are among the key priorities of the European Union. Therefore I believe that the successful implementation of the IPA project enabled further strengthening of national capacities in the country, and thus the accession process", stressed the Deputy Prime Minister Ademi in his speech.
He expressed his confidence that the results of this project will contribute to a significant improvement in the environmental sector and have an impact in improving the systems for transposition and implementation of directives on environment, especially considering the complexity of this chapter.
The project was implemented in a period of 18 months, the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning being the main beneficiary, as well as 48 municipalities in the country.