A large part of the work within this priority follows the framework of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a special focus on supporting the transition towards competitive green economy as well as boosting research, science and innovation excellence.
The Expert Group on Sustainable Development is made up of officials from relevant ministries of the CBSS Member States. Together, the Expert Group has gained more than 20-years of experience in working on sustainability policies.
The Expert Group on Sustainable Maritime Economy (EGSME) is an intergovernmental body that consists of CBSS Member State ministry officials, including a representative from the EU Commission.
Climate change is one of the most pressing environmental issues today. Human influence on the climate system is clear, and recent anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are the highest in history.