Ministry of Environment highly values support provided by the UN - Minister

13 Sep 2013

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UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Alessandra Tisot met with Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine Oleh Proskuryakov to discuss ways to advance cooperation between the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and UN Agencies working in Ukraine.

Minister Proskuryakov thanked the UN official for the active support to the introduction of modern principles and international norms and standards in environmental sphere by the UN programs.

Oleh Proskuryakov underlined that the Ministry of Environment highly values the significant support provided by the UN and Global Environment Facility in development and implementation of the new projects, in particular in the field of waste management, expanding public access to environmental information, introduction of environmental education in Ukraine at all levels, and promoting exchange of best practices and experience in waste management and energy efficiency.

The UN Resident Coordinator emphasized that United Nations Agencies stand ready to  continue  providing active support  to the government in advancing reforms in Ukraine.