EU helps green port development in Azerbaijan

15-11-2017
European Union
European Union

A workshop in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on 20-21 November will focus on new initiatives in green and smart port developments. The workshop, which has been organised by the European Commission’s Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX), will also look at the promotion of green culture and sustaining of green logistics chains.

The event will be attended by representatives of the Azerbaijani government, transport and logistic companies, as well as organisations and NGOs dealing with environmental protection.

The TAIEX experts that will be conducting the workshop represent the following EU organisations and institutions: the European Sea Ports Organisation, the Institute of Studies on Mediterranean Societies, the Administration of Danube Maritime Ports, and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

According to TAIEX, the workshop is one of the preliminary steps to support the Port of Baku to become a greener organisation.

TAIEX is a demand-driven tool that supports partner countries with the adaptation of national laws, regulations and quality standards to match those of EU Member States in the framework of Cooperation or Association Agreements signed with the EU. In the Eastern Neighbourhood, TAIEX works with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

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