Skills & Experience
Ecoproject staff has an appropriate educational background, few years work experience in
international projects and practice in educational, management and policy
issues for energy and environment topics. Some of the project managers
possess Masters degree in Environmental Management and Policy from the
University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ecoproject staff successfully
completed a 1-year distance educational European course in Energy and
Environment. Additionally a regular participation in the international and
local seminars and conferences brings about new contacts, competence and
knowledge on the working issues and subjects. To strengthen its expertise
it can invite external professionals from Belarus and abroad for fruitful
Ecoproject staff has a good spoken and written knowledge of foreign
languages (English, German) as well as good computer skills. Excellent
project management skills are supplied with initiative and openness to new
ideas and contacts.
During the 3 years before joining Ecoproject, staff members had the
opportunity to get professional experience while being involved into
international environmental project co-operation and implementation within
the Joint Dutch-Belarusian Bureau of Environmental Consultancy Burenco in
Minsk (Belarus), Institute
for Further Training and Consultation in Environmental Protection in
Magdeburg (Germany), Ecofys in Utrecht (the Netherlands), etc.
The following illustrates some relevant work experience of team members
prior to joining Ecoproject:
and introduction of the training on EMS and ISO 14001 for the top
management staff and employees of the "Atlant" - the biggest refrigerators production enterprise in Belarus.
This enterprise is now on its way to finalizing EMS implementation and
ISO 14001 certification.
to the preparation of the manual on environmental management and
auditing for an enterprise (to be published in 2001), joint
Belarusian-German project co-ordinated by IWU - Institute for Further
Training and Consultation in Environmental Protection in Germany;
of a British educational video-film "Your Business And The
Environment: Grime Goes Green" to Belarusian language and
conditions, successful use of this film during the seminars and
training sessions on environmental management in industry;
of the Seminar on pros and cons of Environmental Management Systems
for Belarusian industrial enterprises was an excellent face-to-face
experience of work with business sector;
and environmental reviews were performed for and communicated to some
SMEs in Minsk region;
of successful environmental awareness raising campaigns for citizens
of Minsk - development of the concept and implementation of
involvement into Environment for Europe process development and NEAPS
evaluation (preparation of Belarusian NGO statements towards
Aarhus'98 Conference of Environmental Ministers);
of educational materials on water and energy saving issues, household
economy through waste minimization were written and published for
children and adults; Various educational seminars on examples and
methods of environmental education showed enormous popularity and need
of such projects in the future.
activities and projects under development include and cover the following
subjects: energy efficiency and the environment, energy efficiency in
education, small and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs) and their environmental performance in developed and transition economies,
accumulation of environmental education resources in Belarus, and many others.
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