June 09, 2016

Green Economic Development – Nexus Mechanism

Within the framework of the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, a side event was held at Hilton Batumi Hotel on supporting Green Economy through NEXUS mechanism.
Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia Ms. Ekaterine Grigalava addressed the participants.
In order to support green economic development, the perspectives for implementation of modern approach of Nexus assessment was discussed based on the research conducted by the secretariat of The Convention on the Protection and Use of Trans boundary Watercourses and International Lakes – “Assessing the Water-Land-Energy-Food Nexus in Alazani pilot river basin”.

The meeting was organized by UNECE, Global Water Partnership (Georgia and Kirgizstan), Environmental Institution of Finland, and the project of European Union - International River Basin Management.