In order to establish an integrated approach to soil protection, the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning approached the preparation of a special law that will regulate the management and protection of the soil“, said the Minister of Environment and Physical Planning Mr. Naser Nuredini together with Mrs. Iskra Stojanova from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), participated in the inception workshop on the topic “Development of legislation for soil management in the Republic of North Macedonia”.
The workshop was held within the framework of the project “Promoting sustainable land management, through strengthening the legal and institutional framework, building capacity and restoring the most vulnerable mountain areas” which is financed by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) implemented by UNEP, where the Institute for good governance and policy in the environment and climate change Skopje (IPECC) will support the process of drafting and adopting the Law on Soil Protection in the Republic of North Macedonia.
IPECC presented to representatives of the competent ministries, local self-government units, the non-governmental sector, and the scientific public the prepared Plan for stakeholders’ involvement in the process of drafting and adopting the Draft Law on Soil Protection as well as the importance of good management and soil protection in the Republic of North Macedonia.
This workshop is the first of a series of workshops and debates planned in the Stakeholder Involvement Plan, which are expected to contribute to the development of a good legal framework for soil protection through a comprehensive and transparent process.
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