Evisi Kopliku

Expert on Competitiveness, Regional Cooperation Council

Evisi has worked as the economic advisor to the Minister of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship of Albania; Director of European Integration and Projects at the Ministry of Tourism and Environment; has acted as the National Coordinator for the Small Business Act for Europe and as national contact point for EU’s COSME Programme. She has been working as policy researcher with various think-tanks focusing on the socio-economic dimensions of European Integration process and as lecturer of finance courses in Eastern Mediterranean University, University of Tirana-Faculty of Economics, University of New York Tirana and Canadian Institute of Technology.

16:20 - 17:25

Friday 16th December

CLOSING PANEL • Circular economy erases boundaries

Learn from the best:

  1. Andrei Geica, Co-Founder, Chief Policy and Impact Officer, Sporos Platform, Greece
  2. Ignacio Chanza, Ecosystem Developer for Southern Europe at EIT Climate-KIC
  3. Francesca Montevecchi,Project coordinator and environmental expert, Environment Agency Austria, Waste & Material Flow Management
  4. Aleksandra Miladinović, Western Balkan Regional Coordinator for Policy Dialog and Stakeholders Relations, SME Finance & Development, EBRD
  5. Evisi Kopliku, Expert on Competitiveness at Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)
  6. Milena Popović Martinelli, Principal Climate Strategy Delivery for Western Balkans, EBRD

The panel will be moderated by: Milan Veselinov, Founder and Director of CirEkon

Balkans Go Circular will tackle the following questions:

  1. How important is the joint progress of the region in the field of circular economy? How do regional offices harmonize or plan regional programs, initiatives, and projects?
  2. Are international projects a way to go in establishing circular business models?
  3. How important is the harmonization of regulations at the international level?
  1. What are the current leading documents and strategies that establish harmonization and synchronization of activities?
  2. What is the role of EIT Climate-KIC in the Balkan circular story?