Yordanka Fandakova signs a memorandum with “Fund for …

Yordanka Fandakova signs a memorandum with “Fund for …
Yordanka Fandakova signs a memorandum with “Fund for …

The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, and the Executive Director of the Clean Air Fund, Jane Burston, will sign a memorandum of understanding in the field of dealing with air pollution on September 15 at 12:30 p.m. in Hall 1 of Sofia Municipality 1. reported from Moskovska 33.

“Clean Air Fund” will support Sofia’s efforts to introduce low-emission zones for vehicles and domestic heating. Burston is on an official visit to Sofia at the invitation of Mayor Fandakova to launch the Fund’s initiative under the motto “Sofia Breathes”, the purpose of which is to support the administration in its efforts to introduce a low-emission zone for transport and domestic heating.

With the signing of this memorandum, the partnership between the Fund and the Metropolitan Municipality will be formalized, which began 2 years ago and within which a study was prepared on the positive effect of the introduction of low-emission zones for vehicles in cities, officially presented in December 2021.

The purpose of the agreement is to identify the needs of the administration and for the Fund to allocate funds to finance expert technical assistance, work with various communities in Sofia, as well as conducting an information campaign to acquaint the city’s residents with the benefits of introducing these zones.

After the official signing of the Memorandum, the Mayor of Sofia, Ms. Yordanka Fandakova, and the Executive Director of the Fund, Ms. Jane Burston, will give a briefing to present the directions of joint efforts to improve air quality in the city.

The London-based Clean Air Fund is a philanthropic organization established in 2019. The Fund works with governments, city administrations, funding organisations, businesses and activists to deliver clean air for everyone as quickly as possible. Among the organization’s investors are the IKEA Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthorpies, FIA Foundation and others.


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