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“Finnish government is setting up a wide network and help desk to support sustainable and innovative public procurement", says minister Kimmo Tiilikainen. © Juha Roininen.

Minister Tiilikainen: "Public procurement a huge opportunity for promoting circular economy"

The Finnish government will launch a new Circular economy action programme, said Kimmo Tiilikainen, the Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing. Minister Tiilikainen attended “Beyond WCEF2017: The European Union advancing a global circular economy”, a seminar organised by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra in Brussels on 11 October 2017. “The public sector needs to lead by example. “Public procurement is a huge opportunity for promoting circular economy – and circular economy is a great opportunity to enhance sustainable public procurement.” Read more (Sitra)

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Environment Ministers to agree on the LULUCF regulation

The EU Ministers of the Environment meet in Luxembourg on Friday 13 October to discuss effort sharing in the non-ETS sectors under the 2030 climate package and the so-called LULUCF regulation.

China and the EU strengthen cooperation to improve water security

Today, on 21 September 2017, China, the European Commission and several EU Member States signed a Declaration in Turku to strengthen water cooperation between the EU and China. The aim is to join forces to promote sustainable development and improve water security. China and the EU also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish dialogue on water policy.
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