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Situated in Southeast Europe, Kosovo* is home to approximately 1.8 million people with a diverse ethnic composition. Kosovo*’s terrain is defined by mountainous and hilly features, making it a hub for varied ecosystems.

As a candidate for EU accession, it continues to align its policies with the European Union standards. In October 2021, Kosovo* endorsed the action plan for the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, which aims at contributing to the sustainable socio-economic development and the green recovery of the region after the pandemic.


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* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and it is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

Useful links:

European Parliament: 2022 Report on Kosovo

Kosovo Sustainable development: balkangreenfoundation.org

2030 Agenda-in-Kosovo-ENG.pdf

Regional Cooperation Council | Sofia Declaration on the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans (rcc.int)



Mar 22, 2024


Event date: Mar 7, 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


Event date: Nov 9, 2023

OTHERS – workshop

Workshop on finalization of Kosovo Environmental Strategy.


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".


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.

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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.