Interreg - IPA CBC

Joint actions for prevention and reduction of the consequences
of disasters in the municipalities of Sandanski and Radovish

ROUND TABLE - DISCUSSIONS ON MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN BULGARIA AND MACEDONIA IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SANDANSKI IN CONNECTION WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROJECT

On 21 and 22 June 2021 in a conference hall of Hotel Medite, Sandanski will hold a two-day conference "Round Table" with discussions on climate change mitigation in Bulgaria and North Macedonia, within the framework of the project "Joint actions for prevention and reduction of disasters in the municipalities of Sandanski and Radovish" (Ref. NUMBER CB006.2.12.0062), which is co-financed by the European Union through the Interreg-IPA Programme for Cross-Border Cooperation between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia"2014-2020, CCI No2014TC16I5CB006.

It is envisaged that representatives / experts from the local authorities of the cross-border region of both countries Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, experts / representatives of NGOs with an environmental profile, representatives of universities and other academic / research institutions from the cross-border region will take part in the event.

In addition to the discussion and exchange of best practices, experience and knowledge on the implementation of various measures to reduce the effects of climate change in the communities of the common cross-border region, in the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia, a visit to the site of the completed correction and fortification works of some designated as "risky" parts of the Sandanska Bistritsa river bed will also be organized as part of the programme of the event, in the section passing between the villages of Lilanovo and Stoja, Sandanski Municipality. The participants will receive information about the project, get acquainted with the different stages of construction, the main challenges, the environmental impact, etc.

The overall objective of the project is to implement measures to adapt to climate change related to reducing the risk of flooding in the municipalities of Sandanski (Republic of Bulgaria) and Radovish (Republic of North Macedonia).

The project is co-financed by the European Union through the Interreg-IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Bulgaria-North Macedonia Programme CCI No.2014TC16I5CB006

This project is co-funded by EU through Interreg-IPA CBC Programme Bulgaria - Republic of North Macedonia

This website was created and maintained with the assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Republic of Bulgaria – Republic of North Macedonia Programme, CCI No 2014TC16I5CB006. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the project partners - Centre for development of the South-East planning region and Municipality of Sandanski and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.