Minister of Environmental Protection Goran Trivan and Swedish Ambassador to Serbia Jan Lundin signed an agreement today which continues the ENVAP 3 project and enables further expert assistance of Sweden in the process of Serbia’s EU accession in the field of environmental protection
The agreement stipulates that this project will be implemented by the end of April 2022, and will include monitoring the implementation of the negotiating position, as well as support for the implementation of certain priority actions.
Minister Trivan thanked Sweden for its continuous assistance and support in the process of joining the European Union, emphasising that Sweden is one of Serbia’s main partners in achieving European environmental standards.
Ambassador Lundin expressed satisfaction with the signing of the agreement extending the ENVAP programme for another period and the continuation of Sweden’s cooperation with Serbia in the field of environmental protection.
He emphasised that Sweden invests €2 million a year in environmental reform in Serbia, which makes it a stable and largest bilateral partner of Serbia in this area.
The Ambassador assessed that the development of Serbia’s negotiating position in the field of environmental protection and its timely delivery to Brussels is a great success, with the expectation that this kind of work will continue at the same pace in the future.