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Ukraine launches green local recovery initiative

Katerina Belousova

The initiative is designed to ensure the principle of "rebuilt must be better than lost" while rebuilding the country.

Ukraine has launched the Green Recovery: Recovery for a better future initiative, which proposes the development of recommendations at the sectoral and territorial levels.

It was launched by the working group of the Ukrainian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, the Information Center reports. Green Dossier.

Experts offer an analysis of the provisions of the government plan for the restoration of Ukraine, proposals and studies of public organizations and experts, recommendations from international partners. They will also analyze up-to-date information, in particular, about the advantage of the latest sustainable systems over the old ones in war conditions.

In addition, their recommendations and specific proposals for a green recovery for various sectors and territories will be presented to line ministries and regional structures, disseminated through social networks and media.

Relevance of the initiative:

  • recovery programs and financing mechanisms are being developed in Ukraine and the EU;
  • it is extremely important to lay the foundations not for restoring the past, but for building the future, based on sustainable development, without repeating the mistakes of the past, for the sake of a better future;
  • integration of the principles of green policy into this process from the very beginning should be a cross-cutting task for all involved structures and the whole society;
  • development of recommendations and specific proposals regarding the green recovery for different industries and territories - a necessary step for the proper reconstruction of Ukraine.

The material noted that the initiative is designed to ensure the restoration of the country the principle rebuilt should be better than lost.

The developed analytical document will be publicly presented, available on the website of the platform and participating organizations, will be distributed to regional and national structures responsible for the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine. And the principles of "green" restoration will be taken into account in the plans for the restoration of Ukraine.

The initiative is being implemented within the framework of the project "Support for the activities of the Ukrainian National Platform of the Civil Society Forum of the Eastern Partnership 2021-2023".

Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that the European Union is ready to provide Ukraine with an expert and practical assistance in assessing the damage caused, in the process of post-war reconstruction and restoration of the environment.

As EcoPolitic reported, the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ruslan Strilets, said that Lithuania would help Ukraine in recycling of war-torn houses and other destruction waste.

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