Kosovo Sustainable Development Week (KSDW)
and Climate Diplomacy Week (CDW), two high-level international events
(conferences) examining Kosovo’s main environmental and climate change
challenges, have started on Monday.
The EU Office in Kosovo announced that a
series of events (conferences), will bring together national and international
environmentalist/climate change activists and authorities to discuss and raise
awareness on the pressing issues. Side events and special sessions will be
included to the program. The kick-off for both campaigns took place on Sunday,
15 September, at the National Museum in Pristina.
Head of the EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya
Apostolova, talking at the launching event said that sustainable development
and environment protection must be much higher on agenda of Kosovo policymakers
to drive much needed change. “By 2030 the EU plans to shift to green, economy with
recycling and waste as asset. Preserving enviornment is caring for Kosovo’s present
and future,” Apostolova said.
German Embassy in Pristina announced that Germany
is one of the main supporters through GIZ in Kosovo and contributes the
travelling exhibition on the Energy Transition #Energiewende. “On behalf of the
German Federal Foreign Office, the travelling exhibition showcases Germany’s
experience on energy transition and promotes international cooperation on securing
a sustainable energy supply,” the German Embassy said in a statement potted in