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Webinar on ENVIRONMENTAL APPROXIMATION IN WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY held February 24th – 25th

On February 24th and 25th Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia, in collaboration with other ETNAR partners organised a webinar entitled Environmental Approximation in Western Balkans and Turkey. The webinar was organised because of the great popularity of last year’s similar seminar held in Montenegro. The need and interest for this kind of education in the region was […]
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Balkan protests show need for more EU action on air pollution – new analyses

Thousands of people took to the streets of Skopje, Pljevlja, Tuzla and other cities across the Western Balkans in December to demand action on chronic air pollution plaguing their communities. A new briefing shows that to a large degree these recurring smog incidents are the result of national authorities’ protracted inaction. Yet, air quality could […]
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“Training for exercising the right to a healthy environment and public advocacy” held in Montenegro

Bečići, Montenegro February 19th – 20th 2016. With support from the European Union, ie the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) – Civil Society Facility (CSF), through the project Advocacy NGOs networks for sustainable use of energy and natural resources in the Western Balkan and Turkey – ETNAR, a two-day event called „Training for exercising the […]
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Activists in the international protest action called the Croatian Government to give up on coal import and construction of the TP “Plomin C”

PLOMIN LUKA – Today activists in front of the thermo power plant in Plomin formed a human chain and hanged banner stating: “The price of coal? Our lives!”. In this performance they demonstrated that the coal is the silent killer that brings suffering, diseases and death to people from the both sides of the “coal […]
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Seminar PRESERVE OUR WATER AND WATERSHEDS held in Macedonia February 9th – 10th 2016

The Seminar was organised by the Ecologists’ Movement of Macedonia (DEM). Opening speech was given by Miran Mitrevski, president of DEM and it was facilitated by Gjoko Zoroski, national coordinator of ETNAR. The seminar’s general objective was to offer an analysis of the grass-roots and activist responses to water issues in Macedonia compared to those […]
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Invitation to the webinar: ENVIRONMENTAL APPROXIMATION IN WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY

What does the EU accession in the Western Balkans and Turkey mean for the environment? What is the role of CSOs in this process? Will the state of environmental protection be improved or not? If you are interested in these questions please join us at the WEBINAR:  ENVIRONMENTAL APPROXIMATION IN WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY, on […]
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SCIENTIA – increasing the awareness of importance of energy efficiency in small cities in Serbia

Project SCIENTIA – Small CIties Energy efficient Territorial Innovative Action, was implemented as an ETNAR sub-grant from 01/09/2015 to 01/02/2016 by Energy Innovation Center TESLIANUM. The aim of the project was to increase the awareness of small cities’ local authorities and citizens about the importance of energy efficiency for sustainable development through presenting the concept […]
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The new Croatian government must completely abandon Adriatic drilling and make a shift towards renewable energy

In the official programme of the new Government of the Republic of Croatia, which was the basis for a vote of confidence by the Parliament on Friday, the implementation of a “moratorium on the current project of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the area of ​​the Adriatic Sea” is among key guidelines for the […]
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European citizens sent a clear message: NATURA 2000 should be protected!

Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia today held a press conference in collaboration with the environmental network Friends of the Earth Europe, about the importance of nature conservation in Europe and Croatia. The conference was held on the occasion of their European meeting on nature protection which is being held this week in Zagreb and […]
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A representative of environmental NGOs from Croatia appointed president of the new EESC working group

Toni Vidan, a representative of environmental NGOs from Croatia to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), at the plenary session of this EU advisory body held yesterday, was elected president of the new working group on “Producers – consumers of energy and producer-consumer energy cooperatives: Opportunities and challenges in the EU “. The aim […]