Romania - Establish National Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Strategies

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Romania commits to develop a National Action Plan on sustainable consumption and production (SCP). The plan will be developed by national authorities and relevant stakeholders and approved by a government decision. The development of the National Action Plan will take into consideration existing European and national legal frameworks. The commitment will result in the achievement of eco-efficient management of resource consumption, the development of an attractive business environment, and the improvement of the quality of products and services. It will stimulate technological upgrade, encourage the renewal of processes and products, develop research and innovation activities and improve the capacity of both public authorities and companies. The plan will outline in the implementation of legislation on green public procurement.

This commitment falls under focus area 4 of the Batumi Initiative to shift consumer behaviours toward more sustainable consumption patterns. 

Implementing partners will include The Government of Romania through the members of the Interministerial Committee for the Coordination of the Integration of Environmental Protection into Sectoral Policies and Strategies at the National Level, and relevant stakeholders inlcuding The Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (REC-PNET).

The commitment is relevant to SDG targets 12.6 and 12.7.