TEMA Workshop on Healthy Soil Healthy Food

              TEMA Foundation, works since 1992 to combat soil erosion and raise awareness on the protection of natural habitats, with the belief that soil is the life source of all living things. Based on this belief TEMA Foundation’s 2014-2015 work program will be under the motto “Healthy Soil, Healthy[…..]

Get involved – Define the civil society you want

Minister of Justice and Public Administration Nikola Selakovic will attend the opening of a national conference “Get involved –  define the civil society you want! Civil society in Serbia in 2018 – the elaboration of the first national strategy for creating a stimulating environment for development of civil society” on 20 February at 9.30 at[…..]

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[…..]

Upcoming ENV.net Conference acknowledged by Ministry

Serbian Ministry of Energy, Development and Environment positively respond, and will support upcoming ENV.net event: EnE14-ENV.net Conference, June 5 – 2014 in Belgrade . Having in mind that Thematic Focus of Conference is CHAPTER 27 : Environment and Climate Change , this is important milestone in CSOs-Government partnership and new opportunity for dialog and cooperation.

EESC’s Opinion on the role of civil society in EU-Serbia relations

By invitation of the Delegation of the European Union  in Serbia, EASD -ENV.net Serbia representative participated   to the public hearing by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Study Group ,  held in Belgrade on  30 January 2014. The main purpose of this public hearing was presentation  and discussion of  EESC opinion on The role of[…..]

Assessment of the Environmental Events of 2013 (Turkey)

In 2013 while the threat posed by large-scale investments were in the public agenda, growing local environmental resistances and achievements provided hope. While the construction of projects that jeopardize Istanbul’s last forests , wetlands , grasslands and agricultural lands accelerated, local movements all over Anatolia that embrace nature continued. TEMA Foundation assessed the best and[…..]

Outcomes of the National Workshop on “Improving Energy Efficiency in Residential Sector in Albania” shared with CSOs

The workshop was organized by Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development, in cooperation with three environmental organizations, namely Ekolëvizja, MilieuKontakt Albania dhe EDEN Center, in frame of the EU funded “Development of the ENV.net in West Balkan and Turkey: giving citizens a voice to influence the environmental process reforms for closer EU integration” project through the[…..]

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[…..]

Eye on ENV.net region: Key agreement in South-Eastern Europe puts natural capital at the heart of economic development

Representatives of the governments of eight countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia – have endorsed on December 2, 2013 in Budva-Montenegro,  a key agreement for the protection of the environment in the Adria region in South-Eastern Europe. The agreement sees the Adria countries formally commit to strengthen regional[…..]

CSOs at the First constituting meeting of EU-Serbia Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee

The First constituting meeting of the European Union-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee,  was held on 15 November 2013, at the National Assembly House in Belgrade ( co-chairs statement can be viewed  here ). CSOs representatives are invited to this important event for Serbia’s EU accession, and among them the Serbian ENV.net partner Environmental Ambassadors for[…..]