Within the project "Joint actions for prevention and reduction of the consequences of disasters in the municipalities of Sandanski and Radovish" funded by the European Union through the Interreg IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Programme between R. Bulgaria - R. North Macedonia, on March 24, 2021 (Wednesday) an online meeting of the project team was held through the ZOOM platform, in order to respect the recommendations and measures of both countries to prevent the spread of the Corona virus.
The meeting was organized by the Centre for development of the South-East planning region, which was attended by members of the project team from both partner institutions in the cross-border region.
The project team at the meeting discussed the progress of construction works for reconstruction of part of the riverbed of the river Susica in the Municipality of Radovish and construction works for arranging part of the riverbed of the river Sandanska Bistrica and flood areas in the Municipality of Sandanski, activities that are taking place within the project according to the adopted work plan. On the meeting also was discussed about setting new goals for the upcoming months of project implementation.
At the end, the Manager of the Centre for development of South-East planning region, Ms. Zhulieta Gjurkova wished everyone to stay in good health in hope that the next meetings within the project will be organized with physical presence.
The project will be implemented by July 12, 2021 and by the end of the project, roundtables for exchange practices, experiences and knowledge on various measures to mitigate the effects of climate change in the communities of the cross-border region, as well as open workshops to raise awareness among young people about the consequences of climate change are planned to be organized.
This project is co-funded by EU through Interreg-IPA CBC Programme Bulgaria - Republic of North Macedonia
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