Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Ministry of Environment: Minister Heorhii Philipchuk partakes in meeting dedicated to protection of Black Sea against pollution

The Minister of Environment of Ukraine Heorhii Philipchuk has taken part in the Meeting of Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution which took place in the capital of the Republic of Bulgaria, Sofia.

In the Meeting participating were environment ministers, chairmen of diplomatic offices and representatives of the countries-members of the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution. In the capacity of observers the conference was attended by representatives of the European Commission, UNDP, GEF, UNEP, the Black Sea non-government organizations.

On the results of the Meeting Protocol on the protection of the marine environment of the Black Sea against pollution and activity, Strategic Action Plan on protection and renewal of the Black Sea and Declaration of the Ministers on improvement of cooperation in renewal of the environment of the Black Sea have been approved.