Sri Lanka - Green Recovery
The Transformational Potential:
- To contribute to waste reduction with a strong focus on plastics through incorporating green solutions.
- To support protection, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and marine biodiversity.
- To support the government with the development and implementation of public policies and regulatory frameworks in selected sectors (e.g. solid waste with a focus on plastic and industrial waste) that are needed to implement the NDC, to foster sustainable consumption and production and to enable a low-carbon economy.
The Team Europe Proposal:
EU “Green Policy Dialogue Facility”:
- Develop and implement policies, reforms, and intervention, aligning EU-Sri Lanka Green Development policies and international commitments
- Improve business and investment climate for inclusive circular economy.
- Facilitate business operations and investments in green and digital technologies.
- Access to finance.
Promoting a Circular Economy – sustainable production, consumption, and finance:
- Skills development, TVET
- Research institutes, start-ups and entrepreneurs, Civil society, and authorities
- Technological transformation and digitalisation (access to finance)
- Public awareness on waste and plastic waste reduction (access to finance)
Valuing Sri Lanka’s Biodiversity:
- Reduce the pressure on biodiversity hotspots and extend the availability of green economic opportunities for local communities.
- Develop financial incentives and income generation for communities living in biodiversity- and carbon-rich areas;
- Research and capacity development to value biodiversity and to mainstream natural resource management and planning at local and national level.
About Sri Lanka - Green Recovery
Asia - South
- Quality Education
- Responsible Consumption and Production
- Climate Action
- Life Below Water
- Life on Land