Albania banning non-hazardous waste imports

The law on integrated waste management approved in the late 2011 has been lately reviewed (in October 2013). In 2011 the government approved the bill allowing some non-hazardous waste to be imported to the country. Now the article on importing non-hazardous waste has been removed. Commission of law in the Albanian Parliament argued that through[…..]

Eye on region: Key agreement in South-Eastern Europe puts natural capital at the heart of economic development

Representatives of the governments of eight countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia – have endorsed on December 2, 2013 in Budva-Montenegro,  a key agreement for the protection of the environment in the Adria region in South-Eastern Europe. The agreement sees the Adria countries formally commit to strengthen regional[…..]

At the Meeting with DG Enlargement representative, Beograd, November 28

As the FPA project grantee, Serbia Team presented project update and further project strategy to Mr. Nicola Bertolini (Head of Section, European Commission, DG Enlargement, Unit D3, Regional Cooperation and Programmes) and task managers and  political officers of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia on November 28, 2013.

Round-table on waste management in marinas, integrated water management and EU integration

November 22, 2013 –  in the premises of Tourist Organisation of Belgrade, successful Round-table on waste management in marinas, integrated water management and EU integration was organised. After Serbia Team presentations, it was fruitful discussion, focused on national laws implementation gaps, as well as international and EU environmental related standards. Participants includes marine managers, different CSOs, city public enterprises[…..]

Environmental Education of future EU citizens

Acknowledging the outreach of Survey and 2013 Roudtable recomendations, EASD – Serbia recognized importance of  children/youth education  for active EU citizenship , through promotion of EU environmental values. We would like to share moments from kindergarten “Pčelice”, from village Šetonje, as promotion event for environmental values in education (held on November 19, 2013).[…..]

CSOs at the First constituting meeting of EU-Serbia Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee

The First constituting meeting of the European Union-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee,  was held on 15 November 2013, at the National Assembly House in Belgrade ( co-chairs statement can be viewed  here ). CSOs representatives are invited to this important event for Serbia’s EU accession, and among them the Serbian partner Environmental Ambassadors for[…..]

UN climate talks in Warsaw and region

The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol is taking place from 11 to 22 November in Poland. We would like to underline side event: Opportunities and Challenges for Climate Action in[…..]

The third partnership meeting in Milan, November 2013

The third partnership meeting of organizations from six countries participating in Project is being held from 5-8. November, 2013., in Milan, Italy.  The first day was dedicated to presentation of activities undertaken in the last months and description in details how each partner organisation is planning to implement activities foreseen in the project strategy in 2014.  In the afternoon of the[…..]