ECRAN 5th Steering Committee Meeting

Date: 28.09.2016
Place: Brussels, Belgium
Organizer: ECRAN Secretariat

The ECRAN project has started on 01 October, 2013. It focuses on a number of priority areas of approximation, enforcement and compliance to the EU environment and climate acquis. ECRAN provides a platform for regional cooperation in environmental and climate field as well as forum for informal dialog between the European Commission and the enlargement countries.

The project Steering Committee consist of ECRAN Focal Points nominated by the beneficiary countries and the representatives of the European Commission (DG Environment and DG Climate Action). ECRAN Secretariat serves as the secretariat of the Steering Committee and is responsible for organisation of the meetings and preparation and distribution of relevant materials.

The Steering Committee provides overview of the project implementation status and achieved results, approves the strategic documents and reports related to ECRAN Working Groups and provides a platform for non-formal technical dialog among the EC and the project beneficiaries.

As project is coming to an end, it is necessary to determine beneficiaries’ standing points as well as options for possible improvement in the fields of environment and climate change.

On the 5th Steering Committee Meeting it will be discussed about:

  • Impact of ECRAN as regional capacity building platform vis-Ă -vis major environment and climate policy developments in the beneficiary countries;
  • Achievements and lessons learnt of implemented activities;
  • Main priorities identified by the beneficiary countries;
  • Creating closer links with EU member states administrations.