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[…..]

Meeting with LIR evolution

    Milan, February 22nd 2015.  A first meeting was held in Milan between punto.sud staff and LIR evolution, to discuss the implementation of their project ” ELAA – Environmental Legislation Analysis and Advocacy“. The project is funded under the call “Fostering the environmental process reforms in Bosnia&Herzegovina and Montenegro for a greener Europe” The objectives of[…..]

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[…..]

The Air We Breathe

  Municipality of Prishtina has installed 6 sensors for measuring air pollution in six different points in the capital of Kosovo. So far there were only 2 points. According to local authorities, through this measurement of air pollution, citizen of Prishtina will be informed about the environment they live in as well as about what[…..]

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[…..]

Meeting with CSOs

Skopje, 25th December, 2015 On 25, December 2015 in Skopje Macedonia organised a working meeting with the CSOs, members of the Platform for Green Macedonia. At the meeting attended representatives from Kavadarci, Kumanovo, Veles, Skopje and Tetovo. The purpose of the meeting was to present the results achieved via the in 2015, but[…..]