June 24, 2024: Progress Meeting 4, Milestone 2

On June 24, 2024 the Progress meeting 4, Milestone 2 was held at UJEP. The event was provided in a hybrid form: 21 participants of the project participated in the event including 14 persons connected virtually and 7 persons attended meeting in person, room #-1.19. The participants represented all teams involved beside WASTen which Co-Director was abroad.

prof. Valentina Pidlisnyuk, NDP informed that Progress Report 1 and Financial Report 1 were accepted by NATO SPS program office. Mrs. Blanka Cerna, project account assistant, informed us about new requests from NATO SPS program for the reporting of the expenses.

Thereafter NDP, PPD, Co-Directors and young researchers from the participating institutions delivered reports and interventions Illustrated a progress achieved in Mi2 in period April 4 – June 24, 2024. NDP Valentina Pidlisnyuk overviewed the state with the implementation of the project and pointed further tasks have to be accomplished till the end of Mil2. She informed about results of Training 1, part1 was done at UJEP and did an announcement about Training 1, part 2 is organized offline on June 30-July 2, 2024, in Ukraine.

Altogether, the following output has been received since the beginning of the project in September 27, 2023:

2 research M×g plantations were established in Ukraine at the former military sites;

5 manuscripts published;

1 patent received;

8 conference proceedings published;

4 manuscripts submitted;

23 individuals trained;

1 PhD degree and 1 Master’s degree were accomplished in the project related topics.

Outputs: Till September 1, 2024 PPD and Co-Directors will have to submit to NPD, UJEP, the Progress reports 2. The next Progress meeting 5 within Mil2 is scheduled for September 12, 2024.