Caspian Ecology 2017: Focus on environmental issues
The 8th Azerbaijan International Environmental Exhibition Caspian Ecology 2017 started its work at the Baku Expo Centre on the 14th of November. This exhibition is the only significant event for ecology and environmental protection in the Caspian and Caucasus regions that is supported by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Public Association IDEA (International dialogue in the name of environmental protection). The event is being organized by Caspian Event Organisers, CEO.
The work of the exhibition was preceded by a VIP tour, in which took part Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan Firdovsi Aliyev and Director of Caspian Event Organisers Edward Strachan.
This year the Caspian Ecology exhibition gathered on one site 53 companies and government agencies from 7 countries, including Azerbaijan, Germany, Israel and UK. Among the local participants are the following state structures: the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan, also Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Closed Joint-Stock Company, Tamiz Shahar JSC, The State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SAARES). At the exhibition, such big companies as: BP, SOCAR, HAZARDOUS WASTES, POLYMART, RETRO Holding, SOCAR POLYMER, ODIS FILTERING LTD also present their services and products.
Caspian Ecology 2017 demonstrates developments in the field of efficient use of natural resources, the system for the collection and disposal of solid waste, attracting people's attention to environmental issues and their resolution.
For the first time within the framework of Caspian Ecology exhibition, the organizers held a conference on "Functional Ecology and Environment", which affects the most pressing environmental issues in the region such as: "Protection of water resources and effective management", "Energy efficiency in water use and development of environmentally friendly technologies", "Tamiz Shahar" OJSC activities, "Environmental management within the framework of sustainable development principles", "Application of the principles of" green economy "for the purpose of environmental protection", "Global warming", "The role of vehicles in pollution of the environment".
Participants at the conference are: Mutallim Abdulgasanov, Head of the Department of Ecology and Environmental Policy of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Elchin Gurbanov, Leading engineer of the Department of Scientific Research and External Relations of Azersu OJSC, Nazaket Isayeva, Representative of Social Association “IDEA”, Sabit Zeyniev, Head of the Department of Environmental Protection and Security of "Tamiz Shahar" OJSC, Imran Abdulov, Deputy Director of the National Hydrometeorological Administration of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mirsalam Ganbarov, Senior Advisor of the National Department of Environmental Monitoring of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Telman Zeynalov, President of the Social Association "National Center for Environmental Forecasting", Sadiq Hasanov, Head of Environmental Social Union "Towards a Healthy Life".
Thus, the international Caspian Ecology exhibition helps to expand business contacts, enhance familiarity with innovations and trends in the industry and will give an additional impetus to the current work being done towards improving the environment. The exhibition will finish its work on November 16.