FINAL CONFERENCE OF THE PROJECT IPPC FARMS

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The final conference of the project was held on 12th April 2017 in the Metropol Palace Hotel in Belgrade. The conference was dedicated to the presentations of results of the project. Representatives of Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, operators, local self-governments, University and other authorities and organizations were attended the Conference.

The conference was opened by Ms Bojana Vukadinovic, Project Manager, who welcomed all present and gave the word to H.E. Mr Jan Lundin,  Ambassador of Sweden in Belgrade. Mr Jan Lundin welcomed everyone and said that he is satisfied with the results of the project and cooperation with the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy and spoke about future plans of Embassy in Serbia.  Mr. Aleksandar Vesic, Assistant Minister, on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia, thanked the donor of the project on trust and investment in this sector in Serbia. He congratulated the project team on a good project and thanked everyone for their participation. He also stressed that there is a need for a project like this and that he hopes that the project will be continued. Prof. Dr. Djordje Janackovic, Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, thanked the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade, Ministry and all participants. He said that he is satisfied with cooperation with all involved parties and that this project was very important for the faculty and showed that the faculty can work on a large and important projects.

Ms Bojana Vukadinovic, Project Manager and Mr Riccardo Quaggiato, Key Expert presented all activities and main outcomes of the project. As a result of good cooperation, representatives of poultry farm Vindija, Mr Blaz Matijasko and Municipality of Vrbas, Ms Maja Bjekic took part in the conference and expressed their satisfaction with the participation in the project and collaboration with the project team and experts involved in the project. Ms Nada Lukacevic, Head of the Division for integrated permits, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia presented the current situation regarding the IPPC installations in Serbia and future steps in implementation and harmonisation with all provisions of the Industrial Emissions Directive etc. Mr Robert Spajic, Project Expert, presented Croatian experience regarding integrated permits for farms and the comparison with the current situation in Serbia.

The conference was attended by 130 participants. The conference agenda and presentations held in the conference can be seen here. Photos from the conference are available in the Gallery tab.