ENV.net in Albania closed its first phase with two publications

Co-PLAN in the framework of the ENV.net concluded the first phase of the project by launching two publications related to different environmental issues. The first publication, Co-PLAN Gazette (GAZETTE_English) (GAZETTE_Albanian), was dedicated to all ENV.net activities and contributions from the CSOs actors to energy efficiency issues. It covers the latest developments of the second half of[…..]

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[…..]

TV debate in Albania: “The Energy that doesn’t cost”

Co-PLAN and Polis University in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Industry, Municipality of Tirana, Association of Albanian Construction and Private companies on applying therm-insulation technology organized in a National Television Network a debate regarding Energy efficiency issues and potentials of renewable energy sources in Albania. (watch the TV debate Part 1, Part 2, Part[…..]

Knowledge based advocacy: Environment should be within priorities in the negotiations with EU

Public Policy Institute organized on 18 February, 2014 in Belgrade the Panel discussion „Negotiations as a priority – priorities in the negotiations“.  Panelists were: – representatives of the PPI : Prof. Nikola Samardzic, Prof. Stevan Lilić, Prof. Mijat Damjanovic, Prof. Anđelka Mihajlov, Gordana Lazarevic, and – representatives of the Government of Serbia: Dr. Tanja Miščević, Head of the Serbian negotiating team with the European Union,Nikola Selaković, Minister[…..]

Water Crisis continues in Prishtina

Regional Water Company “Prishtina” reports that the artificial lakes Batllava and Badovc, ​​from which more than 500,000 residents of Pristina region get the water supply, are losing their level to 2 cm per day. Because of the current situation of water, Regional Water Company” Prishtina”, has been frequenting outages, which may worsen even more, if[…..]

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[…..]

Spread the word!

On  20th June 2013, the ENV.net representives from Serbia were invited to give an interview at the local radio station – Radio Beograd 1.  The main objectives of this one-hour talk  was to familiarize the listeners with the ENV.net project and to explain some of the main findings  of the questionniare distibuted to CSOs during[…..]

The priority is education!

More than 120 participants were present at EnE13 conference/ENV.net Roundatable organized by the Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development on the 10th of June, 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia (see the presentation here).  The main messages of this event were that environmental sector activities should be knowledge-based and that education for environment and sustainable development should be[…..]