ENV.net Regional Conference: The environmental challenges, EU enlargement and public participation – the role of media on advocating environmental issues

Struga, 21-22.10.2016 Civil society organisations (CSOs) and the media have a critical role to play in building a culture of good environmental governance and accountability, on national, but also on a wider regional level. By providing accurate, balanced and timely information that is of interest and relevance to the public, both CSOs and the media[…..]

11th of August on Env.net Sponsored Green Wave Radio Show

Green Wave, the radio show produced by the Env.net Team in TEMA Foundation is now sponsored by Env.net for the coming three months. August, 11th was the 12th broadcast of the series. This week on Green Wave we talked about our own “Sustainable Agriculture Network in the EU and Turkey”. Our guests Dr. Hikmet Öztürk, Forestry[…..]

Cosmetic changes won’t make CAP greening credible

A Commission proposal for a pesticide ban on areas set aside for nature protection was discussed at a meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Brussels on Monday 18 July, in the presence of Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan. The proposal for Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) is just one of 15 measures the Commission will put forward[…..]

Civil Society Forum Paris

NGO Green Home as representative from the ENV.net Montenegro will take part in the EU Balkans Civil Society Forum Paris. At a moment of existential crisis for Europe, civil society need to be at the core of a renewed effort and vision to face common challenges. The Civil Society Forum brings together activists and representatives of civil[…..]

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[…..]

How the Natura 2000 network contributes to ecosystem restoration?

The European Commission has initiated a survey to gather evidence on how the Natura 2000 network contributes to ecosystem restoration. Those involved in ecosystem restoration actions or with information about restoration work within Natura 2000 sites are requested to participate in the survey, including experts working within the framework of LIFE projects. Responses should be[…..]

New projects are about to start in Kosovo

In March, ATRC, as part of the ENV.net project activities selected three sub-grantee organizations that will implement three projects during the spring period. The projects to be implemented are: Protecting rivers from pollution and degradation: the main objective of the Project aims to raise the awareness of institutions but also of citizen for environmental protection in[…..]

Webinar: Environmental Approximation In Western Balkans And Turkey

  What does the EU accession in the Western Balkans and Turkey means for the environment? What is role of CSOs in this process? Will the state of environmental protection be improved or not? If you are interested in this questions please join us at Webinar:  Environmental Approximation In Western Balkans And Turkey, on Wednesday[…..]

ENV.net multi-stakeholder Conference on Chapter 27: about 200 participants

Chapter 27 within the EU accession negotiation, concerning environment, is among the most demanding and most expensive ones, and Serbia is faced with a “bumpy” road when it comes to harmonisation with the European standards, said the participants of the “Environment towards Europe” conference, held at Belgrade Chamber of Commerce on the occasion of World[…..]