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Workshops for ideas about the future of Strandzha region

Workshops for ideas about the future of Strandzha region

27.11.2014
A series of workshops brought together Bulgarian and Turkish representatives of local and state public administration and environmental organizations from Bourgas region and province of Kırklareli, Turkey. The meetings are intended to stimulate cooperation between municipalities in Strandja and to provide information necessary for the realization of future projects for sustainable development of the region.

On 21 and 22 October 2014 in Complex "Ribarnika" m. Kovacs, Malko Tarnovo municipality, held a joint workshop "Strandja - known and unknown." A month later - November 20 to 21 a meeting was held in Kirklaleri, Turkey. The events are part of a project 2007CB16IPO008-2013-3-041 «Joint Istranca region protection for sustainable development" and is funded by the EU through the program IPA CBC Bulgaria - Turkey 2007-2013 CCI № 2007CB16IPO008.

The activities were attended by over 40 representatives of local and state public administration and environmental organizations from Bourgas region and province of Kırklareli, Turkey. During the events they discussed joint problems and solutions related to Strandja, biodiversity and conservation of shared natural resources. Topics of the workshop were based on the results of studies conducted on the project and developed a needs assessment of the information. Discussed problems related to the negative effects of human activity on the environment, deforestation, soil erosion, climate change and others.

The project is implemented by the Foundation for Environmental Protection - DAYKO, Turkey in partnership with the "Europe and We" Bulgaria and "Green Balkans - Pomorie" Bulgaria and lasts 12 months.

The project is co-funded by the EU through the program IPA CBC Bulgaria - Turkey- CCI number 2007CB16IPO008



Contacts:
Stanimira Deleva
phone number: +359885108716


   
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