Lithuanian and Georgian Ministers of Environment ink cooperation agreement2012-09-10
The Lithuanian Minister of Environment, Gediminas Kazlauskas, and his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Zedginidze have signed an agreement between the ministries headed by them on cooperation in the area of environmental protection. According to the Lithuanian minister, this agreement will help both countries to address national and international environmental challenges and improve the environmental condition of both countries.
It is planned to closely cooperate in monitoring the environment and pollution, handling and managing protected areas, developing eco-tourism and reintroducing species there, as well as organising European integration-related training for civil servants. The agreement provides for joint projects and programmes, exchange of information on environmental legislation, standards and plans, and scientific and technical information, as well as for joint expert meetings, conferences and consultations.
The agreement was signed during the intergovernmental conference “
This large-scale international event was opened by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. Over 300 participants in the
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10 September 2012