Upcoming ENV.net Conference acknowledged by Ministry

Serbian Ministry of Energy, Development and Environment positively respond, and will support upcoming ENV.net event: EnE14-ENV.net Conference, June 5 – 2014 in Belgrade . Having in mind that Thematic Focus of Conference is CHAPTER 27 : Environment and Climate Change , this is important milestone in CSOs-Government partnership and new opportunity for dialog and cooperation.

Mission Visit to TEMA

  Simona Pogliani, Network coordinator of the ENV.net project from punto.sud, Italy visited the TEMA office in Istanbul on February 6-7, 2014. The visit was designed to evaluate the project process, to meet with the project and discuss the workplan of the second year and to clarify  any questions. Following the introductory meeting and agreement[…..]

Water Crisis continues in Prishtina

Regional Water Company “Prishtina” reports that the artificial lakes Batllava and Badovc, ​​from which more than 500,000 residents of Pristina region get the water supply, are losing their level to 2 cm per day. Because of the current situation of water, Regional Water Company” Prishtina”, has been frequenting outages, which may worsen even more, if[…..]

ENV.net calls for proposals for Serbia and Albania launched!

We are glad to announce the launch of two calls for proposals in the framework of the sub-grants scheme of the ENV.net project. The overall objective of the calls is to expand the ENV.net, by involving other CSOs from Western Balkans and Turkey in the organisation of public advocacy/lobbying actions, and enable them to capitalize[…..]

EESC’s Opinion on the role of civil society in EU-Serbia relations

By invitation of the Delegation of the European Union  in Serbia, EASD -ENV.net Serbia representative participated   to the public hearing by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Study Group ,  held in Belgrade on  30 January 2014. The main purpose of this public hearing was presentation  and discussion of  EESC opinion on The role of[…..]

ENV.net Serbia participate at participatory thematic meeting on IPA II programming

On January 30, 2014  in the premises of the Government of Serbia Office for European Integration held a thematic meeting of the SECO mechanism (established in Serbia in 2011,  enabling civil society participation in planning and monitoring of EU and other international development assistance) . EASD  – ENV.net Serbia is the leading organization for SECO sector environment and energy, together with  CEKOR – Center[…..]

Assessment of the Environmental Events of 2013 (Turkey)

In 2013 while the threat posed by large-scale investments were in the public agenda, growing local environmental resistances and achievements provided hope. While the construction of projects that jeopardize Istanbul’s last forests , wetlands , grasslands and agricultural lands accelerated, local movements all over Anatolia that embrace nature continued. TEMA Foundation assessed the best and[…..]

ENV.net is growing!

We are very glad to announce that the NGO 4x4x4 Balkan Bridges (BB) from the Republic of Macedonai joined the ENV.net to support the project activities in that country. The European Commission agreed on the enlargement of our network and soon ENV.net activities will start in the Republic of Macedonia. The 4x4x4 BB was already[…..]

The Energy Strategy in Kosovo 2013 – 2022 Priority –Energy efficiency

On 12.18.2013, the Ministry of Economic Development organized a public debate on the Energy Strategy of the Republic of Kosovo, 2013 – 2022. The debate was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, KEK, KOSTT, Energy Regulatory Office, international donors, civil society, media and other stakeholders.[…..]

Breathing in Tetovo is a risky adventure

In the past two months citizens of Skopje, Kicevo and Tetovo were struggling with enormously high air pollution. Experts and environmentalists are familiar with the air pollution and the cause of it. What does it mean an increase of air pollution and how it is measured? Particulate matters are small enough to cause serious health[…..]