Oleksiy Danilov held a meeting of the interagency working group on the preservation and reproduction of forests
Chaired by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov, a meeting of the interagency working group on the preservation and reproduction of forests was held.
The participants of the meeting discussed, in particular, the state of implementing the decision of the NSDC of Ukraine of March 23, 2021 “On challenges and threats to the national security of Ukraine in the environmental sphere and priority measures to neutralize them” enacted by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of March 23, 2021, № 111, as well as the tasks set by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of June 7, 2021, № 228 “On some measures for the preservation and reproduction of forests”.
Opening the meeting, Mr. Danilov noted that for the successful implementation of the initiative of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to preserve and reproduce forests, it is necessary to strengthen the coordination of efforts between all responsible actors.
Head of the State Agency of Forest Resources Yuriy Bolokhovets reported on the progress of the Green Country program.
The NSDC Secretary stressed the importance of more active involvement of local communities in the process of preserving and reproducing forests. “This task should be approached responsibly, it can be completed only by joint efforts”, - he said adding that the necessary condition is maximum openness of the Green Country implementation process, in particular, placing open data broken down by each community on official resources.
Representatives of the central executive bodies also took part in the meeting of the interagency working group on the preservation and reproduction of forests.