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National Consultation Workshop on Policy instruments for the promotion of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Albania National Conference on “Plastic Waste Management and Green Jobs Opportunities in the Recycling Sector in Albania” National Consultation Workshop on Policy instruments for the promotion of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Albania National Consultation Workshop on Policy instruments for the promotion of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Albania

National Conference on “Plastic Waste Management and Green Jobs Opportunities in the Recycling Sector in Albania” (New)

03.03.2016

The National Conference on “Plastic Waste Management and Green Jobs Opportunities in the Recycling Sector in Albania”, which is supported by the UN in Albania (Coherence Fund) through UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), was held on 3rd March 2016, at the premises of Hotel Tirana International.
The conference aimed on one hand to: Provide an overview of current policy regulatory, stakeholders responsibilities, an inventory of quantities, infrastructures, and companies, as well as a gap analysis for recycling of plastics in Albania; Introduce a “state-of-art” system and policy actions for recycling of plastics, based on international best-practices and opportunities in Albania, and; Engage authorities and other national stakeholders on a constructive debate on opportunities and ways for stepping forward and provide recommendations for institutions at central and local level, enterprises and businesses operating in plastic and recycling sector.
On the other hand, the conference aimed to: Assess the green employment potentials in recycling in Albania by focusing on its economic, social and financial aspects; Explore feasibility for investments and funding to promote future interventions on this sector by the government and business community in order to create new jobs and skills in line with green technologies, and; Share best practices on the promotion of green jobs and professional trainings.
This high level event involved the participation of about 45 participants from key ministries, recycling business, donor agencies, embassies and other relevant stakeholders as follows:
Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Youth and Social Welfare
National Agency of Natural Resources
National Agency of Environment
Polytechnic University of Tirana
Recycling Companies
Municipalities of Tirana, Berat, Patos, Malësi e Madhe
Donors, UN Agencies and Different Embassies
Non Governmental Organizations
The National Conference was opened by Mrs. Marieta Mima, the NCPP Director, followed by two keynote speeches from Mrs. Karapici Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship and Mr. Pëllumb Abeshi, General Director of Environmental Policies, in the Ministry of Environment.

In two plenary sessions, the key findings of UNEP/ECAT Tirana studies “Plastic Waste Management and Recycling in Albania” and “Potential for Green Jobs in the Waste Recycling Sector, Albania” were presented respectively by Mr. Redion Biba and Mrs. Mirsa Titka, Consultants of ECAT Tirana. Ms. Maja Rujnic-Sokele from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb made an overview on Plastics Waste Management and Recycling in Republic of Croatia and Mr. Jovan Protić, ILO National Coordinator for Serbia offered a presentation on Assessment of Economic, Social and Institutional Aspects that currently Hinder the Creation of Green Jobs in Waste Management in Serbia and Lessons Learned.

During the conference two related panels were established accordingly by different stakeholders, both public institutions and private entities, invited to share and discuss their views based on the findings and recommendations of our studies.

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