Environmental Education for future EU citizens

On December 20th, 2013, at the premises of Journalists’ Association of Serbia (UNS), Environmental Ambassadors organised the seminar „Environmental Education for Further EU Citizens“.  Almost 20 schools participated. This participatory seminar was extremely successful!  Motivated teachers were interesting in all topics; however recycling and upcycling, as well as involving children as the environmental reporters, as the tool to educate[…..]

National Workshop on “Improvement of energy efficiency in residential building in Albania”

Co-PLAN, Ekolevizja, Milieukontakt Albania and Eden Centre co-organized a national workshop on the 12th of December 2013, focusing on aspects of residential energy efficiency, and to fulfill the following objectives: (i) Provide an analysis of the institutional and legislative progress to date, in the energy efficiency sector in condominiums; (ii) Present recommendations to improve the[…..]

Environmental Education of future EU citizens

Acknowledging the outreach of ENV.net Survey and ENV.net 2013 Roudtable recomendations, EASD – ENV.net 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).[…..]

UN climate talks in Warsaw and ENV.net 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[…..]

EEB calls on Turkey to sign Aarhus Convention

One of the three resolutions adopted at the European Environmental Bureau’s General Assembly (Brussels, 19-20 October 2013) was a resolution of the General Assembly calling on the Republic of Turkey to take the necessary steps to become a party to the Aarhus Convention and ensure its prompt implementation. The Aarhus Convention (full title: Convention on[…..]

Let’s discuss about Climate Change

2nd October2013, Ankara: TEMA Foundation attended the Sectoral Sub Comittee Meeting on Environment and Climate Change organized by the Ministry for EU Affairs . Representatives from relevant Ministries, EU Delegation and several NGOs were present at the meeting. The discussions focused on the availabilitty of IPA funds for EU acquis approximation process and capacity building[…..]

Are these really Big Projects?

On 10th September, 18 officials from 6 universities and 4 CSOs, including TEMA, met up for a roundtable in the framework of the ENV.net project. The discussion focused on the possible impacts of the “Istanbul Big Projects Plan” on the environment. This plan include the construction of a new bridge over the Boshporous, a 3rd[…..]