Env.net subgrantee in Turkey is mobilising local people of Mount Ida

Local people of Mound Ida (Kaz Dağı) have united against the planned gold mining activies in their villages. The movement of the villagers are growing through exchange of experiences and solidarity. Env.net subgrantee, Association for Protection of Natural and Cultural Assets of Mount Ida has started the movement  and is stil very actively involved in[…..]

Meeting with volunteers of TEMA Foundation

As part of its policy of meeting with local volunteers in each city, TEMA Foundation organised its fourth regional volunteering meeting on Saturday 7 May 2016 in Van, an ancient city in the eastern Turkey, where more than 150 TEMA Volunteers from the cities of Muş, Iğdır, Bingöl, Siirt, Bitlis, Ağrı and Van were gathered[…..]

Civil Society Forum Belgrade

Mrs. Natasa Kovacevic as representative from the ENV.net Montenegro, has participated on Civil Society Forum Belgrade on May 12 – 13, 2016 at Belgrade, Serbia. The Civil Society Forum Belgrade is organized under the umbrella of the “Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans Summit Series”, as a joint initiative of the European Fund for the[…..]

Turkish sub-grantees are progressing in their projects

The two Env.net subgrantees from Turkey, Tunceli Wildcat Communication Network and Society for the Protection of Natural and Cultural Entities of Kazdağı, have reported on their projects’ progress. Tunceli Lynx Communication Network executed their first workshop on March 24-30 in Tunceli. The Network representative gave a presentation on wildcats’ biology and their effect on natural[…..]

Turkish Env.Net Team Attended The Natural Law Monitoring Initiative Meeting

On April 18, Nature Protection Law Monitoring Initiative representatives held a meeting on the Draft Law of Preserving the Nature and Biodiversity with the Environment Commission of the Parliament and representatives of Forest and Water Affairs Ministry The participants’ including the Turkish Env.net Team’s demands were as follows: CSO inclusion in the Biodiversity and Nature[…..]

International Mother Earth Day

22nd April, 2016, International Mother Earth Day: To mark and celebrate 22nd April, the International Mother Earth Day, Macedonian ENV.net team, together with Vila Zora and other local CSOs from Veles organised a social event that brought together more than 200 citizens. The event aimed to raise awareness on the key challenges: environmental pollution and weather[…..]

Two sub-grantee awarded in Albanian from the ENV.net project

The second round of sub-grantee of ENV.net project for grass -root organization in Albania was closed in 13th of April. 7 NGOs were invited to participate in the restricted call Green Initiatives toward complying with EU environmental standards. From 6 proposals delivered, only two of them were awarded. The first project was awarded to NGO Eco-Movement “The[…..]

Chapter 27: CSOs participation

As a part of the ENV.net project, “Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development” organized the training session: “CSO Participation in Accession Process” which was held on April 8, 2016 in Belgrade . The course was attended by over 20 participants. On the subject of strengthening the role of CSOs invited speakers were: Andjelka Mihajlov, representative of[…..]

Advocacy training for local NGO representatives in Turkey

Turkish Env.net partner TEMA foundation organised a three day comprehensive training in İstanbul, for 32 local NGO representatives from all around Turkey, on the weekend between 8 and 10 April 2016. The training covered a wide range of topics from fundraising and effective communication to nature conservation principles and legal advocacy. Saturday afternoon of the[…..]