The 6th edition of the National High-level Round Table “Green Economy – Made in Moldova” took place on 29 January 2021 within EU4Environment, in order to promote the Green Economy Concept at the highest political level in Moldova and EaP countries, in all social-development sectors of the country, attracting the private sector, development partners, NGOs, media and the general public.
The High-Level National Round Table “GREEN ECONOMY – Made in Moldova” was organized within the EU-funded EU4Environment programme, as followup to the EU-funded “Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood” (EaP GREEN) programme that ended in 2017. EU4Environment is jointly implemented by EC, OECD, UNECE, UNEP, UNIDO and the World Bank and coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment and the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova. An important component of EU4Environment is supporting Green Economy ownership, policy coherence and cross-sectorial coordination in Moldova and region.
The High-level National Round Table for the promotion of Green Economy is coordinated by the Inter-ministerial Working Group on Sustainable Development and Green Economy (also acting as the EU4Environment National Implementation Committee), co-chaired by the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment and Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova. The event is organized in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova and the Public Association EcoContact, with support from UNEP.
The first Round Table was organised in 2016 with support of the EaP GREEN programme, consecutive meetings took place yearly, and the fifth event took place on 31 January 2020 at Moldexpo.
Invited participants to the Round Table include representatives from governmental agencies (MEI, MARDE, ODIMM), EC (DG NEAR, DG Env), EUD, EU4Environment IPs, NACs and beneficiaries, international organizations, embassies, businesses and enterprises / private sector, academic sector, environmental NGOs and experts, massmedia from Moldova and EaP countries.