A new Call for proposal is released by EU Delegation

A new Call for proposal is released by EU Delegation in FYROM: Support to Civil Society Organisations under the Civil Society Facility 2015 Civil Society Facility and Media, Multi-Beneficiary Programme 2015 under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) Publication Reference: EuropeAid/151569/DD/ACT/MK. The call includes three priority areas: Priority 1:  Support to civil society horizontal measures;[…..]

Co-PLAN launched a restricted call for proposal

Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development during the month of March opened the restricted call for proposal for small grants for Environmental Organizations operating in Albania. The call under the title “Green Initiatives towards complying with EU environmental standards” will be awarded to organizations applying for advocacy awareness campaigns, monitoring platforms/tools, small innovative interventions and research studies[…..]

Bioenergy is the weakest link in EU renewable energy policy

As the Commission closes it public consultation on the future of the EU’s renewable energy policies, their success greatly depends on the questionable sustainability of bioenergy. The EU’s aim is to be a global number one in renewable energy. This goal only makes sense if the renewable energy is both environmentally sustainable and actually contributes[…..]

Seminar: How to protect our waters and water basins

Skopje, 9th – 10th February, 2016 The seminar, organized by ETNAR and DEM, which was held on 9-10 February 2016 in Skopje, was intended to raise public awareness about the connection between the use of land / forests and protection of water resources. During the seminar, variety of topics were discussed including: exercise of rights[…..]

Call for clean air

In February 2016, as many as 76 public health, environmental, civil society, organic farming and animal welfare organisations wrote open letter on the opening of the trilogue negotiations on the National Emissions Ceilings Directive. They call for improving  air quality, that  requires strong action and commitment at EU level. The time to take this action[…..]

Advanced Training on Advocacy and Lobbing for FPAs

9 – 12 February, 2016 Skopje With aim to provide support to the implementing organisations under the FPA programme, the regional TACSO office from Sarajevo organised an advanced training on advocacy and lobbing. The training was held on 9 – 12 February, 2016 in Skopje. Topics in focus included problem identification and analysis, stakeholders and policy[…..]

Workshop on equitable access to water and sanitation: “Applying the Equitable Access Score-card in the Republic of Macedonia”

19 – 20 January 2016, Veles Republic of Macedonia has been actively involved in numerous activities under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) Protocol on Water and Health (hereinafter “the Protocol”), while preparing for accession to the Protocol. The workshop in Veles was a[…..]