ENG. RUMENA ORESHKOVA
- engineer-designer, master in "Decorative Plants and Landscape Design", with experience in the field of environmental protection and youth activities, volunteer at "Center for energy solutions" Association
(email: I_hadzhidimov@tu-varna.bg) is an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Varna. He is an engineer with a degree in Master Ship Machinery. After graduation, Assoc. Prof. Hadzhidimov has attended additional courses in Renewable Energy Sources at Fokecenter, Denmark, and at ISE Fraunhofer, Freiburg, Germany. He has been Head of International relations of TU-Varna, and Head of General Assembly of TU-Varna.
is an environmental scientist and the chairman and one of
the founders of the Public Environmental Center for
Sustainable Development/ PECSD/.
PECSD is a non-profit organization established in Varna in
1995, with main activities focused on environmental issues
and sustainable development. The mission of the Center is
to promote the processes of sustainable development in the
“human-public-environment” system by
making the environmental
protection a personal interest of more and more citizens.
The problems the Center focuses on are: recycling and reuse
of waste, global warming, ecological transport, urban
landscaping, environmental education.
One of the projects organised by the Center is called ‘Leaf
by Leaf’. It started in 2000 as a campaign. Within the last
10 years the campaign activities turned into annual ones.
Nowadays, there are over 300 participants such as companies,
local authorities, schools, kindergartens and households.
PECSD organizes also two campaigns for tree-planting
annually. Within Leaf by Leaf there is also created own
environmental information bulletin. The project is one of
the most popular ecological activities among the local
is an expert with 20 years of experience in the system of the
Ministry of Environment and Waters. She has graduated the Sofia
University "St. Kliment Ohridski " with a degree in biology,
specialty "Ecology and Environmental Protection".
She has worked in the sphere of waste water sources control, and
subsequently has been in charge of the analysis of the impact of
different types of anthropogenic activities on surface waters,
planning and conducting monitoring and assessment of the
ecological and chemical status of the waters. Since 2014, she
organized and directed the development of the Marine Strategy
for the Protection of the Environment in the Marine Water of
Bulgaria (2016-2021) and the Program of Measures for Achieving
and Maintaining the Good Condition of the Marine Environment
has been the initiator and coordinator/leader of a number of
projects for the protection of the marine environment. One of
them - "Marine Environment Status Surveys and Improvement of
Monitoring Programs , developed under the RDME (ISMEIMP) "
a significant contribution to Bulgaria's implementation of the
Marine Strategy Framework Directive.
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