UN: Azerbaijan to play important role in ‘green economy’ development
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 15 / Trend E. Mehdiyev /
As a regional leader, Azerbaijan will play an important role in the 'green economy' development, regional director of the UN environmental programme, Jan Dusik said at the thematic "round table" in Baku today.
He added that the 'green economy' development must be carried out not only by receiving the documents, but with the help of the people. The green economy must be based on consistent development to improve the standard of living.
All must understand that modern society depends on this, he said.
The green economy development in the world began in 2008. Azerbaijan has created all the conditions for the green economy development, Mahir Aliyev, regional coordinator of UNEP regional office in Europe told media.
He said that at present, three areas in this direction - energy, agriculture and transport are being examined.