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EBRD cancels the construction of HPP in Mavrovo park

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) cancelled the construction of Boškov most hydropower plant in the Mavrovo national park in Macedonia. The value of the project, announced in 2011., was EUR 84 million. The ecological organization Eko-svest together with  experts, ecologists and activists were committed from the very beginning to opposing the hydropower […]
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On the Road to Change – SEENET’s Position on Energy Transition in the SEE region

This position paper has been produced on behalf of SEENET: The South East Europe Environmental CSO network on natural resources, energy and transport. It is part of the “Advocacy NGOs Networks for Sustainable Use of Energy and Natural Resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey, ETNAR” project. The aim of the paper is to provide […]
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New edition of Legal Instruments for the Environmental Protection

This publication has been created as a part of the project “Advocacy NGOs Networks for Sustainable Use of Energy and Natural Resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey – ETNAR”. The main purpose of this publication is to help non-governmental organizations from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Turkey, Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo in environmental […]
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SEENET position paper on Hydropower and River Protection in the Western Balkans and Turkey

This position paper is made on behalf of SEENET: South East Europe CSOs network on natural resources, energy and transport, a platform for co-operation of environmental CSOs on the regional level. It was produced as an activity of the “Advocacy NGOs networks for sustainable use of energy and natural resources in the Western Balkans and […]
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ETNAR project team meeting held in Zagreb

ETNAR project team held a meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, from January 10th – 12th , 2017 to evaluate the results of the project and the last 4 years of joint work in the Balkan region. The project ends this January so we took the opportunity to make an evaluation in preparation for the final report. […]
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Workshop and field visit: Lobbying environmental authorities to strengthen water protection from mining activities in the municipality of Makedonska Kamenica, 18th – 19 th November 2016

On November 18th – 19th, DEM organized a 2-day event in Makedonska Kamenica: a one-day public discussion about the activities of the Sasa lead and zinc mine that have led to industrial discharge being released into Lake Kalimanci, and a field trip to the mine. The field trip helped us to identify areas in the […]
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Public forum in Ohrid

Together with the citizens for Ohrid Lake and Galichica, ETNAR project partner DEM organised a Public forum in Ohrid on 4th November 2016. The goal of the event was to hear and to gather citizens’ opinions about the planned projects and the campaign against those projects which are harmful to Ohrid Lake and Galichica National […]
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Public debate on “Influence of hydro-power plants on biodiversity” held in Karlovac

On Wednesday, October 26th 2016 a public discussion entitled “Influence of hydro-power plants on biodiversity” was held in Karlovac, Croatia. The discussion was organized by Zelena akcija / FoE  Croatia and a local partner from Karlovac, Eko Pan, with the aim to further stress the need to preserve our rivers. Introductory speeches were given by […]
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Seminar “Economic, environmental, and health impacts and costs in anti-coal camaigning” held in Pristhina

Balkan Green Foundation in cooperation with Advocacy NGOs networks for Sustainable use of energy and natural resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey – ETNAR, a project of Zelena Akcija (funded by the EU), organized the National Seminar about the real costs of Kosovo’s development policies, named ‘Economic, environmental, and health impacts and costs in […]
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Albanians protest law allowing refuse imports for recycling

TIRANA, Oct 1 Several thousand Albanians protested in the capital on Saturday to demand Prime Minister Edi Rama scrap a law allowing waste imports for recycling that has revived fears the country could become Europe’s refuse dump. Rama angered environmentalists last week by reinstating the legislation in a bid to prop up the country’s flagging […]