On 21 and 22 June 2021 in a conference hall of Hotel Medite, Sandanski, a two-day conference "Round Table" was held with discussions on climate change mitigation in Bulgaria and North Macedonia, in the framework of the project "Joint actions to prevent and reduce the consequences of disasters in the municipalities of Sandanski and Radovish" (Ref. 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.
The event was attended by 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.
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, as part of the programme of the event was organized a visit on the spot of the completed correction and fortification works of some designated as "risky" parts of the bed of the Sandanska Bistritsa River , in the section passing between the villages of Lilyanovo and Stoja, Sandanski Municipality. The participants received information about the project, were familiar 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
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