Workshop on Climate Change, Initiatives within EU Erasmus+ Project CLIMAN

14 April 2021

On April 14, 2021 the Online Part of Study Visit organized by Turiba University (Riga, Latvia) took place in the frameworks of CLIMAN project gathering the HEIs representatives from Georgia, Ukraine, Republic of Belarus, as well as Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Lithuania.

Olena Bielova, Deputy Head, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration and Project Management Department; Olena Naumova, Associate Professor of Marketing and Behavioral Economics; Andrii Lotariev, Head of International Office and Halyna Bohachenko, Project Manager participated in the event.

During the study visit Turiba University shared the experience of Latvia and Turiba in the field climate change and sustainability prevention, implementation of different initiatives in climate management field, sustainability issues in study programs and processes. As Turiba University is specializing in Business education, the special attention was given to sustainable business, best examples in Latvia.

Kristīne Tihanova, Turiba University, CLIMAN Project Administrator and Agita Doniņa, Turiba University, Dean of the International Tourism Faculty, academic leader of the CLIMAN project opened the meeting.

«Global challenges and EU politics in climate management and sustainable development. Experience of Latvia» were presented by Inese Pelša, Senior Expert of Ministry of Environment protection and Regional Development, Coordination Department, Strategy and Sustainable Development Division; «Climate management and sustainability issues in Turiba University study programmes and Tourism education» were presented by Margarita Platace, Lecturer of Turiba University; «Climate management initiatives, sustainability and green thinking in business. Examples from Latvia» were outlined by Ieva Bruksle, Turiba University, Vice-dean of Business Administration Faculty, expert and lecturer.The meeting ended with discussions and conclusions.

A lot of thanks to the organizers of event - Turiba University and to all participants.

The Erasmus+ project «Synergy of educational, scientific, management and industrial components for climate management and climate change prevention / CLIMAN» 619119-EPP-1-2020-1-NL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP aims to help the universities of Georgia, the Republic of Belarus and Ukraine to become centers for the development of research of climate management to accelerate integration into the global climate market and to meet global climate regulation requirements by acquiring best European practices in the field of climate change prevention, adaptation and mitigation.

The Project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.

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