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Belarus supports international green industry initiative

MINSK, 2 December (BelTA) – Belarus supports an international effort aimed to accelerate the green growth of the manufacturing and related sectors, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Austria, Permanent Representative of Belarus in Vienna Valery Voronetsky stated in his remarks at the 14th session of the General Conference of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on 1 December, BelTA learnt from the Foreign Ministry of Belarus.

The head of the Belarusian delegation emphasized the UNIDO’s important role in consolidating the international green industry effort for global stability and security.

The Ambassador voiced support of the UNIDO activity aimed at eco-friendly production and enhancement of energy efficient economies.

Besides, Valery Voronetsky drew attention to Belarus’ initiative to develop a global mechanism providing universal access to new and renewable energy technologies.

The Belarusian official also noted a necessity to include into the UN Rio+20 Conference final documents clear guidelines for sustainable development and global access to green technologies.