Social event “We are the future ecologists!”

In realization of the event “Green action in Veles”, the organiser, Vila Zora, Veles and the team from Macedonia, included kindergarten children and pupils from all elementary schools in Veles. The action was organized in the courtyard of the kindergarten “Dimche Mirchev,” where the youngest, together with the organizers and representatives of the local government planted trees to[…..]

World Water Day Events in Turkey

On March 22, World Water Day, TEMA Foundation’s volunteers have organized “Awareness for Water” events in all 81 cities of Turkey. 40.000 people in 81 cities and 124 different areas were reached through 44 water chain awareness walks, 66 stands/booths and information points, 87 education workshops (197 events in total).   The Map of Threats[…..]

The River Basin Management Commission Workshop

Turkish Partner TEMA Foundation attended the “River Basin Management Commission Workshop” organized by General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works on March, 15. All of the 130 participants were distributed the book “Liquid Assets: The Critical Need to Safeguard Freshwater Ecosystems” along with the TEMA Foundation Proposal of Law on Water, which were both printed[…..]

Environmental Protection and Waste Management conference

On 04th of March ATRC participated in the Conference organized by Urban Research Institute (URI) in Kukes (Albania). Conference was part of the project Environmental Protection and Waste Management implemented jointly by ATRC and URI,  implemented jointly by ATRC and URI and supported by European Commission Delegation in Albania. In this final conference results of[…..]

Map of Threats to Water Resources in Turkey is published

Volunteer Representatives from 81 Cities reported, TEMA has mapped: At least 59 water resources are under serious threat TEMA Foundation has published “The Map of Threats to Water Resources in Turkey” that has been prepared with the contributions of its volunteer representatives, on World Water Day (22 March 2016). The research was conducted through the last[…..]

Energy policies in the aftermath of Paris agreement panel in Turkey

The Turkish Env.Net partner TEMA Foundation organised a panel on 2 March 2016, together with Greenpeace Mediterranean and WWF-Turkey discussing the post-Paris energy policies in Turkey, and urging the participants on the significant potentical and reserve of Turkey for solar and wind power. Panelists were Mustafa Serdar Ataseven, the chairman of the Turkey Wind Energy Association; Markus[…..]

Representatives from NGOs and Universities have met with the Chief Negotiator for Climate Change of Turkey

On 24th February, representatives from several NGOs and academic institutions (including representatives the Turkish Env.Net partner TEMA Foundation) have participated to a meeting with Turkey’s Chief Negotiator for Climate Change, Prof. Mehmet Emin Birpınar, to discuss the outlook of Turkey’s climate policy after the COP21. The background of the COP21 negotiations is discussed in details[…..]

Meeting on Stabilization and Association Process Dialogues in Kosovo

ATRC participated in the meeting upon invitation sent by EU Office in Kosovo to interested organizations from local civil society in Kosovo to contribute their knowledge and information into the forthcoming Stabilization and Association Process Dialogues (SAPDs) on Transport, Environment, Energy and Regional Development. The main purpose of the meeting was to gather ideas and[…..]