Apr 12, 2024

Law on Waste Management adopted in Montenegro

Montenegrin Law on Waste Management has been adopted after Compliance check by EU4Green experts

Apr 05, 2024

BIODIVERSITY EXPERTS VISIT TWO PILOT SITES IN THE REGION

EU4Green engaged experts from region and kicked off field work for Biodiversity

Mar 29, 2024

Biodiversity workshop and transboundary field-visit

EU4Green held a regional workshop and field visit in Montenegro and Kosovo this week, including 15 new biodiversity experts from different fields.

Mar 29, 2024

EXPLORING ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY CAPACITIES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

EU4Green provided a report on the 'Status of environmental laboratories in the Western Balkans (WB) and their capacities'

Mar 26, 2024

On-site expert meeting Skadar lake – Kick-off meeting

Kick-off meeting with all experts ensured shared understanding of the methodology. The meeting was carried out on-site at Skadar lake.

Mar 25, 2024

Monitoring methodologies – workshop

In line with the EU demands certain monitoring activities from its member states regarding species and habitats of Community interest, biodiversity monitoring is an essential part of nature and biodiversity conservation.

Mar 22, 2024

EU4Green Empowers Western Balkans Through Nitrates Directive Workshops

The workshops, spanning six economies within the Western Balkans, underscored the commitment of EU4Green to inclusivity and collaboration.

Mar 22, 2024

Sustainable Agriculture: Agri-Environmental Indicators and Monitoring – online workshop

Further improvement of the previously selected Agri-Environmental Indicators (AEIs) core-set and on-top indicators.

Mar 22, 2024

NITRATES DIRECTIVE – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project’s next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

NITRATES DIRECTIVE – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project’s next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

URBAN WASTE WATER – Online conference

EU4Green supports UWWTP data management, transferring Austrian expertise to Western Balkans for enforcing wastewater legislation and ensuring comprehensive electronic data management.

Mar 22, 2024

Nitrates Directive – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project's next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

Nitrates Directive – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project’s next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

Nitrates Directive – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project’s next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

Nitrates Directive – bilateral workshop

The main objective was to involve a wider circle of stakeholders in the planning and implementation process, with a specific focus on developing a roadmap for the project’s next steps.

Mar 22, 2024

Air Quality Management – Hybrid workshop

The workshop addressed air quality plans, air quality modelling, domestic heating and agricultural waste burning.

Mar 22, 2024

High Nature Value Farmland (HNVF) Indicator – workshop

The aim of this webinar was to present the current and previous work on the European Environment Agency indicator on HNV-farmland at European level.

Mar 22, 2024

“Gross Nutrient Balance” AEI – workshop

Presented the methodology and data needed for calculating the EU indicator Gross Nutrient Balance (GNB) for Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorus (P) in the national agricultural area.

Mar 22, 2024

Water monitoring – bilateral workshop

The workshop started the preparation of a monitoring development plan for surface and groundwater monitoring, leading to compliance with the Water Framework Directive.

Mar 22, 2024

Water Monitoring – Bilateral Workshop

The workshop started the preparation of a monitoring development plan for surface and groundwater monitoring, leading to compliance with the Water Framework Directive.

Mar 22, 2024

DEPOLLUTION OF AIR – REGIONAL WORKSHOP

Regional Hybrid Workshop on Air Quality Management in Sarajevo.

Mar 22, 2024

OTHERS – workshop

Workshop on finalization of Kosovo Environmental Strategy.

Mar 22, 2024

GREEN FINANCE – REGIONAL ONLINE WORKSHOP

Workshop in Green Debt instrument training with focus on credible transitions.

Mar 22, 2024

DEPOLLUTION OF AIR – workshop

Workshop presented the capacities and equipment of environmental laboratories and exchanging knowledge about the status of laboratories dealing with organic and inorganic contaminants.

Mar 22, 2024

DEPOLLUTION OF SOIL – REGIONAL HYBRID WORKSHOP

Workshop presented the capacities and equipment of environmental laboratories and exchanging knowledge about the status of laboratories dealing with organic and inorganic contaminants.

Mar 22, 2024

DEPOLLUTION OF WATER – WORKSHOP

Focused on surface and groundwater monitoring.

Mar 22, 2024

WORLD WATER DAY

Our goal is to ensure clean and safe water for all communities in the Western Balkans region.

Mar 22, 2024

Depollution of water – Workshop

Focused on surface and groundwater monitoring

Mar 22, 2024

Green finance – Regional online workshop

Workshop in Green Debt Instrument training with focus on taxonomies.

Mar 22, 2024

Depollution air – Regional workshop

Regional workshop for national reference laboratories for air quality in Podgorica, Montenegro.

Mar 22, 2024

Depollution water, sustainable agriculture – Regional workshop

Implementation, priorities, challenges and next steps for the implementation of the Nitrates Directive in the Western Balkans in Podgorica, Montenegro.

Mar 22, 2024

Biodiversity – Regional Webinar

Focused on the implementation of the EU Nature Directives.

Mar 22, 2024

Depollution Soil – Regional hybrid Workshop

Focused on monitoring of diffuse soil pollution and inventory of contaminated sites in Tirana, Albania.

Mar 22, 2024

Green Education – Regional workshop

Identification of green key topics for green skills and reskilling in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mar 22, 2024

Sustainable Agriculture – Regional workshop

Baseline, challenges and opportunities for agri-environmental indicators & monitoring and sustainable water use & climate change adaptation in Tirana, Albania.

Mar 22, 2024

Depollution Water – domestic workshop

Monitoring and reporting routines and data management related to Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive in Skopje.

Feb 27, 2024

World NGO Day

This day serves to recognize the efforts and achievements of non-governmental organizations worldwide in their work towards promoting social justice, human rights, and sustainable development.

Feb 20, 2024

ENHANCING GREEN EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

In the ongoing pursuit of sustainable development in the Western Balkans, EU4Green remains dedicated to shaping a greener future through its education initiatives.

Feb 06, 2024

Collaboration is key for improved air quality

The EU4Green project, implemented by the Austrian Environmental Agency, held a regional workshop on local measures to improve air quality on January 31 and February 1, 2024 in Sarajevo.

Feb 02, 2024

World Wetlands Day 2nd February

The theme for this year's World Wetlands Day is "Wetlands and human wellbeing."

Jan 15, 2024

Celebrating Green Progress: #WeDidIt Campaign Highlights of EU4Green project in the Western Balkans

As part of our commitment to transparency and public engagement, we are excited to introduce the #WeDidIt campaign.

Jan 08, 2024

Inspiring Progress: #ItCanBeDone Campaign Showcases Achievements in Green Agenda Adoption in Western Balkans

This initiative aims to highlight success stories from different economies within the region, showcasing tangible achievements in the adoption of the Green Agenda.

Dec 15, 2023

Climate Bonds Initiative

With the Climate Bonds Initiative, EU4Green has successfully executed an impactful Training Programme, engaging with 33 participants from 5 different Western Balkan economies.

Dec 14, 2023

How significant is sludge

Normally, sludge isn't associated with a resource that can be used in various fields such as agriculture and energy.

Nov 20, 2023

Green Skills on demand

The Environment Agency Austria experts Daniela Zanini-Freitag and Peter Tramberend provided information about EU4Green plans concerning Green Education.

Nov 14, 2023

Collaboration advances Kosovo’s* Environmental Strategy for the Next Decade

Kosovo* is actively working on the "Strategy for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development 2022 – 2031".

Nov 10, 2023

Kosovo*’s Pathway to new Circular Business Models

Kosovo*is aiming for a sustainable circular economy and paths the way for new Circular Business Models.

Nov 08, 2023

Addressing Soil Pollution in the Western Balkans for a Sustainable Future

According to the guidelines of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans combating land degradation and restoring degraded land should include sustainable food production, ecosystem conservation and land restoration.

Nov 07, 2023

EDUCATION & GREEN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

The Regional Workshop brought together key educational stakeholders to identify needs in educational learning and training and specify thematic areas for green skills development and capacity building in the region.

Nov 06, 2023

Workshop: National Reference Laboratory

To support the implementation of National Reference Laboratories (NRL) in the six Western Balkans economies, a two-day regional workshop took place in Podgorica, MNE, on 10 and 11 October 2023.

Nov 06, 2023

Implementation of the Nitrates Directives

The main objectives of the workshop were to develop starting points for a continuous cooperation with the beneficiaries, while helping to set up better networking and communication with Western Balkans.

Oct 27, 2023

EU4Green Workshop: Climate Change adaptation in Agriculture

On 21st September 2023, EU4Green organized a regional workshop in Tirana on climate change adaptation in agriculture and strategies promoting sustainable water utilization.

Oct 27, 2023

WORKSHOP: CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN AGRICULTURE

On 20th September 2023, EU4Green hosted a workshop dedicated to Agri-Environmental Indicators (AEIs) & Monitoring.

Oct 17, 2023

International Workshop Addresses Soil Contamination and Monitoring Strategies

Dedicated to addressing soil contamination and monitoring strategies, an international workshop held in Tirana, Albania, convened experts and stakeholders from across Europe and the Western Balkans.

Oct 13, 2023

New Montenegrin Law on Waste management approved by government

The Montenegrin government has approved a new Waste Management Law, following an assessment for compliance with EU directives by Austrian waste management experts.

Oct 09, 2023

Monitoring and climate change adaptation in agriculture

EU4Green workshop on Agri-Environmental indicators and sustainable water use in Agriculture on September 20 and 21 in Tirana.

Oct 04, 2023

Regional Workshop in Sarajevo Explores Green Education and Micro-Credential Modules

The overarching goal was to support the Western Balkans in aligning with the Green Agenda and achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

Sep 21, 2023

EU-Conformity of Waste Management Law in Montenegro

How well is the Montenegrin draft law on Waste Management aligned with the EU Waste Framework Directive?

Sep 20, 2023

Regional Workshop in Tirana Addresses Sustainable Agriculture Challenges

The workshop aimed to establish a foundation for continuous cooperation among the six economies while enhancing understanding of regional baselines and opportunities.

Sep 11, 2023

STEPS AGAINST NITRATE AND PESTICIDE POLLUTION

Untreated sewage and waste waters are a main source of water pollution and also present a serious concern in some areas of the Western Balkan region.