The South East European University in Tetovo and the University of Siena, on Wednesday (19 January 2010) signed an agreement for the concretization of the project activities based on their mutual Memorandum of Understanding.
"We are nearing completion of a project funded by the Italian Ministry of Environment in the amount of 400 000 euro and as a result we now present the action plan for development of the university climate as the only university in the region to develop an action plan to be turned into eco -campus" said SEEU Rector Prof. Zamir Dika.
This cooperation between the two ministries of environment began in 2005. During this period several projects were conducted in the field of protection of the ecosystem.
In the meeting held at SEEU, the Ministries of Environment and Spatial Planning of Macedonia and the Italian Ministry of Land, Environment, and Sea, signed an Annex to their cooperation agreement.
With this annex, the two ministries agreed on several projects to be implemented in Macedonia.
Minister of Environment of Macedonia, Nexhati Jakupi, stated that the Italian government will invest in some vital projects in the country worth about 200 000 euros.
"We continue our bilateral cooperation with this country, and this cooperation and expand with an annex to the contract, which projects that we have now started the meet with projects worth 200 000 euros," said Minister Jakupi.
"During the period that we left behind we realized many projects in Macedonia. As the most valuable, we will emphasize the renewed energy sources, "said Corrado Clini, Director General at the Ministry of Land, Environment, and Sear of Italy.