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Jun 13, 2024

First Graders Learn How to Compost to Reduce Waste

The students mastered the skills of turning organic and biodegradable waste into fertile compost for the plants in the schoolyard.

Jun 03, 2024

Interview: Water is our source of life

In this interview, EU4Green expert Harald Loishandl-Weisz explains the burning topic of water pollution, the risk of pollutants and importance of necessary actions.

May 09, 2024

EUROPE DAY – FROM A PEACEFUL TO A GREEN EUROPE

As we mark Europe Day today, in honour of enduring peace and collective effort, our attention goes to EU’s current shared concern and joint determination to transform Europe to a modern, green living environment for all of us.

Apr 26, 2024

REGIONAL WORKSHOP GREEN TRANSITION WITH CSO’S

EU4Green in cooperation with WUS held a successful workshop in Green Transition this week, with participation of more than 20 civil society organizations (CSO’s) from the six Western Balkans economies.

Apr 24, 2024

Online workshop for AEI and monitoring in Montenegro

Agri-environmental indicators (AEI) and monitoring workshop for Montenegro was held today, as part of a series of workshops for each Western Balkans economy.

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 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

WORLD WATER DAY

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

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

Soil Pollution – Interview with EU4Green experts

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.

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.

Jun 23, 2023

Wastewater treatment protects environment and health

Proper urban wastewater treatment is crucial for improving public health and environmental well-being.

May 09, 2023

EU4Green: Entering the next phase

On Monday 8th May 2023 the Project Steering Committee met online, as EU4Green enters a new stage and heads towards implementation of activities in the six Western Balkan economies.

Jun 17, 2022

EU4Green: Kick-off for Western Balkans project

On 17 June, the Umweltbundesamt, the Environment Agency Austria, officially launches the EU4Green project with a hybrid event in Montenegro.