The Romanian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Romania) organizes a Romanian-German collaboration project on topic “Waste Management and Recycling in Romania”.
The initiative for this Romanian-German collaboration project belongs to the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Climate Protection and Nuclear Safety, being financed within the export initiative “Environment Technologies”.
The project is firstly addressed to the Romanian local public authorities responsible for implementing waste management integrated systems, but also to the German and Romanian companies interested in developing bilateral relations in the area of environmental infrastructure. The main objective consists in facilitating the experience exchange between Romanian and German experts and also in acting as a stimulus for the improvement of the current situation in Romania trough know-how transfer and specific knowledge.
Within the project the Romanian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry will organize three regional workshops and a specialized conference between September 2018 and August 2019.
First workshop “ took place in Iasi on 27th September in partnership with County Council Iasi. The event was attended by representatives of local authorities from Iasi, Botosani, Neamt and Suceava counties.
The second workshop took place in Cluj on November 6, 2018 in partnership with the Cluj-Napoca City Hall and the Cluj County Council. The event brought together representatives of local authorities as well as of companies, non-governmental organizations and universities from the counties of Alba, Bihor, Cluj, Harghita, Maramures, Mures, Satu Mare.
The third workshop will take place in Timisoara on February 19, 2019.
AHK Objective within the project
Through this project AHK Romania aims to consolidate its role of permanent contact for both public and private decision factors in Romania and to extend the already created platform within econet romania and the existing Work Group Environment. Focusing on environment problems in Romania and giving concrete examples of solutions AHK strives to contribute to the overcoming of challenges faced by local authorities in implementing the National Plan for Waste Management and to highlight the possibility of involvement of German companies.