Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning
Umweltbundesamt GmbH (Environment Agency Austria)
The Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning and Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt) are working together on this Twinning Project dealing with hazardous waste management. The expected results of the project are presented above. In general, the project will support the development of hazardous waste management plans and development and implementation of Serbian hazardous waste management legislation so that plans and legislation meet the same stringent standards as in the EU. In addition, methodologies for identification and remediation of sites contaminated with hazardous will be developed and implement. Finally, the project deals with capacity building and communication strategies that shall promote best practices within the field of hazardous waste management.
The expected results will be achieved through close cooperation between Serbian and Austrian experts as well as specialists from other EU Membership Countries. The parties will together hold workshops, study trips, draft relevant documents such as by-laws and manuals and training will be delivered to relevant stakeholders.
To contribute to the harmonisation of EU legislation and best practices in the field of hazardous waste management.
To strengthen the national waste management system by drafting legislation and strategic documents and enhancing the capacity at all levels.