TAIEX EPPA National Workshop on Creating a Circular Economy in Turkey

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The online National Workshop on Creating a Circular Economy in Turkey: opportunities, challenges and lessons learnt from EU Member States will be held on November 17th – 18th, 2020.

TAIEX EPPA National Workshop on Creating a Circular Economy in Turkey

During the event, representatives of the relevant authorities of the Republic of Turkey will have the opportunity to exchange experience with experts from the EU member states: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Sweden as well as the representatives of the European Commission, European Environment Agency (EEA), European Environmental Bureau, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+), Extended Produces Responsibility Alliance (EXPRA), Ecopreneur European Sustainable Business Federation.

The focus of the workshop will be put on the following issues: circular economy (CE) concept and the latest EU initiatives in this field, Turkish latest initiatives within circular economy as well as opportunities and challenges for CE in Turkey.

Further, the workshop will also provide examples of CE business models in practice, present and share experiences and best practices from the EU Member States, public and private sectors, with high potential of circularity (plastic, packaging and food). The workshop will provide support for the development of circular economy in Turkey and share the EU policy initiatives for the development of a sustainable, low carbon, resource efficient and competitive economy in synergy with the EU Green Deal.

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