Baku (Azerbaijan), November 23, 2013 - The 4th International CTE (Caspian Technologies for Environment) 2013 Environmental Protection Exhibition took place from the 20th to 22nd November at the Baku Expo Centre. The Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources for Azerbaijan, Huseyn Baghirov, congratulated the ENPI East FLEG II Program team on the launching of the second phase of the Program and wished them success.
The exhibition aimed to promote and introduce innovative environmental equipment and technologies to Azerbaijan, which will help to ensure the protection of natural resources and improve the well-being of the population. The ENPI East Countries FLEG II Program, funded by the EU, was kindly provided a special stand by MENR, which featured the most successful achievements and publications developed within the first and second phases of the Program.
This year, interest in the Program was high - participants, including professors, teachers, scholars and environmental specialists, were eager to get copies of manuals and tutorials designed for schools and specialist ecology-oriented educational facilities.
CTE 2013 hosted 60 companies from Azerbaijan, Germany, Italy, Spain, Kazakhstan, and Turkey, UAE, Russia and other countries. The core support was provided by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan (MENR) with involvement from the nation’s leading environmental non-governmental organization IDEA (International Dialog for Environmental Action).