Co-PLAN in the framework of the ECF regional network together with other organization in Albania EDEN Center and Eco Movement contributed for the EU progress report for Albania that was submitted to European Commission in Brussels within June 2015. The contribution to the progress report conceited on analyzing the progress made in Albania for all 10 chapters of the environmental acquis during 2014 â€“ 2015.
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia:
On the occasion of World Environment Day, students and teachers of the primary school "Cyril and Methodius" in the village Dabile today joined the action that took place in this village, organised by the environmental organisations "Planetum" and "4x4x4 Balkan Bridges "Skopje - ENV.net partner for Macedonia. Students and other participants in the action cleaned up the park in the village. As part of this action was an outdoor exhibition of photographs taken in the flooded areas in the Strumica region this spring by the photographers Tome Hristov, Maya Ismailov, Stole Angelov and Alexander Donchev (read more
FYROM has been actively involved in numerous activities under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) Protocol on Water and Health (hereinafter â€œthe Protocolâ€), while preparing for accession to the Protocol.
With aim to promote the actions, a two-day workshop titled â€œAssessing equitable access to water and sanitation and small-scale water supply and sanitation systemsâ€ was held on 16-17 June, 2015 in Skopje, and representatives of ENV.net team from Macedonia took active part (read more
Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99:
Advocacy Training & Resource Center (ATRC) with support from European Environmental Bureau (EEB) conducted a training
â€œThe Role of CSOs in decision making process and advocacy toolsâ€ in Prishtina on 23-24 June. More than 30 representatives from CSOs including institutional officials were present in the training.
The main objective of the course is to get a better understanding of the role of civil society
(dealing with environmental issues) in environmental decision making process and in implementation of EU Directive for Environmental Information and Aarhus Convention, as well as forms and ways in organizing themselves with the aim of improving environmental situation (advocacy, lobbing, networking, etc.). The training also provided information to the participants on the Kosovo perspective in the above mentioned objectives.
The ENV.net partner from Serbia, Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, organized the conference â€œEnvironment to Europe EnE15/ENV.net â€. The conference was held in Belgrade on the World Environment Day, on June 5, 2015, with about 150 participants (read more
Celebrating the World Environment Day, ENV.net partner in Serbia organised a cycling event on June 7, 2015, in Gornji Milanovac. The objective of this event was promotion of the environmental values and promotion of the need for a healthy lifestyle. About 100 participants were present. For more info, click here
On 6 June, 2015, over 10.000 citizens representing a cross section of society in 80 countries met in their respective countries to make their voices heard in the international climate change negotiations leading to Paris, France this December. TEMA, the ENV.net partner in Turkey and Bogazici University Climate Center cooperated with World Wide Views Alliance on Climate and Energy to organise the largest ever global citizen consultation on climate change (read more
On 10 June, the European Parliament adopted on Turkey progress report and the resolution drafted by the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs member Dutch Social Democrat Parliamentarian Kati Piri on evaluation of the 2014 Turkey Progress Report was approved at the Committee on Foreign Affairs in May.
Resolution consists mainly of concerns over press and individual freedoms, rule of law and democracy. Regarding environment and energy sectors, Turkeyâ€™s huge potential on renewables were highlighted and concerns about closer energy cooperation between Turkey and Russia were raised. To access the full text of the resolution, click here