Ministry of Environment
The mission of the Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources (MERF) is to:
enforce the state’s policies on the management of environmental and forest resources;
elaborate rules on the protection of the environment, prevent pollution, natural hazards and disasters;
monitor the implementation and compliance with international environmental conventions, as well as the provisions of the framework law on the environment, the forest code and the law on preventing risks from biotechnology;
monitor the integration of environmental concerns into the various sectoral policies and national development strategies;
develop means of support and supervision of populations and other stakeholders in the context of reforestation and forest management;
inform transboundary police on the movements of chemical and dangerous substances.