Minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker at the Madird Leaders` Summit of the BUILD UPON project
At the Madrid Leaders' Summit (September 20-21, 2016) of the BUILD UPON project minister Lilyana Pavlova was a keynote speaker. The organizers of the event - the World Green Building Council and the Green Building Council España (Coordinator BUILD UPON) expressed the importance of the participation of the Bulgarian minister of Regional Development and Public Works in this meeting of 170 leaders from all across Europe.
"There are several important elements that need to be taken care of on a national level in order to achieve EU targets for energy efficiency: a clear vision and an overall coherent framework, legal framework, political commitment and partnership, as well as specific initiatives, projects, programs", minister Pavlova underlined on the summit.
During the meeting, the minister pointed out that the success of any national policy, including energy efficiency and renovation of buildings depends largely on the stability of specific initiatives, programs and financial model. At the same time, publicity is crucial and the work to raise awareness of the benefits of this process should continue.
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is one of the world's largest green building investors. Its Green Economy Transition (GET) initiative has enabled by end of 2017 over €15billion