Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Training was held in Istanbul

The Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation has organised trainings in different regions of Turkey, within the framework of “The Technical Assistance for Implementation of the By-Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Project”. Turkish Env.Net partner TEMA Foundation attended the fourth SEA training which was held February 3-5 in Istanbul. During the 3 days training, SEA[…..]

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[…..]

New project on climate change in Turkey

The Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, together with the Yıldırım Beyazıt University in Ankara started to run a new project, in order to raise awareness on climate change. ENV.Net partner from Turkey, TEMA Foundation, participated in the kick off meeting and opening ceremony of the project in Ankara, on 20 January 2016. The project has[…..]

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[…..]

When Citizens’ Health Equals the Price of a Football Match Ticket!

The problems with enormous air pollution in Skopje, Tetovo, Bitoala and Kavadarci, are again the headlines in all news. The data published on the website of the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning shows that the enormous pollution in these cities in recent weeks repeated every night and is ten times higher than the permitted levels[…..]

Consultative meeting with CSOs in Skopje

On 10th November, 2015 a consultation meeting with CSOs regarding the IPA II – Civil Society Facility Programming for 2016-2017, organised by the EU Delegation  took place at the EU Delegation in Skopje. Mr. Martin Klaucke Head of Cooperation and Mrs. Irena Ivanova from EU Delegation in Skopje and more than 40 CSOs representatives of[…..]

Progress Report on the Republic of Macedonia

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015 team participated on the common meeting in the Macedonian Government – Secretariat for European Affairs regarding the publication and presentation of the Progress report for Republic of Macedonia. The team proposed the same meetings for each Chapter from the report to be organised in next short period, reason is CSOs[…..]

United Nations Environmental Conference on Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015. United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which established a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. A two-day conference on the implementation of the SDGs in Europe and the UNECE region was held on 12-13 November, 2015. in Brussels.  The conference was organised by the United Nations Environment[…..]