Promising Practice: Volunteer to clean the banks of the Nerodime River

Volunteers for a Clean Homeland on Sunday, May 29, 2022, organize the event “Let’s clean the banks of the river Nerodime”. Collaborators in organization and logistics are the Mountaineering Mountaineering Association “Kastrioti” @shbakastrioti, the Association “Jezerci” @ shokata.jezerci, Municipality of Ferizaj.

Join us on Sunday, May 29, invite your friends and / or family to take care of nature together with nature lovers from all over Albania, to clean around the banks of the Nerodime River, to visit the rare natural bifurcation and to enjoy the beautiful views from climbing to the ruins of Jezerc Castle.

A few hours of volunteer work together are enough to bring great impact to our society!

Cleaning space: The confluence of two rivers Nerodime, st. The Epic of Jezerc.
Cleaning location: https://goo.gl/maps/ArRxW1EM3VoKsJer5
Meeting place of volunteers: Hib Petrol, near the police in Ferizaj
Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/X2bdwohjS1e52jQd6
Meeting at: 09:00

!!! Dear nature lovers, who would like to contribute in a very modest way to cover the transportation costs of volunteers from Albania and other cities in Kosovo, contact us ojmë thank you very much for your support!

Transportation
We inform you in continuation…

contact
Contact person for Ferizaj: Driton Ismani +38348594828
Contact person for those interested from Peja: Arianit Mula +38349851327
Contact person for Tirana, Durrës: Klevisa Lamaj +355672037426

Advice
Try to get the right outfit for work! Mountain boots or shoes and gloves.
Volunteers are provided with bags, water in large cans to avoid plastic.

  • Who has reusable bottles to take with them, as we will only have 7 liter cans in order to reduce the use of plastic by the volunteers themselves!
    Please, all volunteers who have gloves from past actions, take them with them!

REGISTER
Registration link: https://forms.gle/v4D5Fgao29dipkRL9

To become a participant in this action and to facilitate its organization, we invite you to register in this form.
Each participant must apply individually (except children).

Promising practices: afforestation action

Local NGO LOCAF (Local Action Climate Forum) continued with the afforestation action in the village of Butofc in Prishtina.

The Municipality of Prishtina, the Local Public Enterprise Hortikultura and the Kosovo Security Force have made an extraordinary contribution by joining the afforestation action initiated by the Local Climate Action Forum, in the framework of marking Earth Day.

Tomorrow the activity will continue with the afforestation action in village Sylevice, Municipality of Podujeva.

Promising practices: afforestation action

Today local NGO LOCAF (Local Action Climate Forum) continued with the afforestation action in the village of Butofc in Prishtina.

The Municipality of Prishtina, the Local Public Enterprise Hortikultura and the Kosovo Security Force have made an extraordinary contribution by joining the afforestation action initiated by the Local Climate Action Forum, in the framework of marking Earth Day.

Tomorrow the activity will continue with the afforestation action in village Sylevice, Municipality of Podujeva.

Platforms with stork nests are placed

The Kosovo Institute for Nature Protection in cooperation with the Kosovo Company for Distribution and Supply of Electricity (KEDS) have installed the Lejlek platform in the village of Lloshkobare, in the municipality of Ferizaj. The placement of the platform was done near the dry trunk where the stork has nested for years.

This activity is a continuation of previous activities for the placement of platforms with stork nests on several electric poles in several different localities of Kosovo. Otherwise, the installation of this nesting platform, prepared by KEDS, with the guidance and recommendation of IKMN, is practical in many European countries but also in the region.

One of the goals of this activity, in addition to creating conditions for the protection of this rare species of our fauna is to promote a positive example to protect the white stork and its habitat.

Germany invests 60.6 million euros in solar energy in Kosovo


The German Ambassador to Kosovo, Jorn Rohde, has announced that his country is investing 60.6 million euros for solar energy in Kosovo.

He said this is being done to support the global energy transition.

“I am happy that we are starting the investment in solar energy for Kosovo with an investment of 60.6 million euros from Germany together with Prime Minister Albin Kurti.”

Rohde added that this will provide clean energy supply to Kosovo.

Links:
https://twitter.com/GermanAmbKOS?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Findeksonline.net%2Fmbi-60-milione-euro-investim-i-madh-ne-kosove%2F

Lake Batllava is cleaned, it is appealed not to pollute the water

Rule of Democracy in Kosovo SDK has organized an activity for cleaning around the lake by placing signs that carry messages for civic awareness on the preservation of drinking water in Lake Batllava.

SDK, being constantly active, is committed to through various activities to influence the increase of civic awareness and at the same time to advocate to institutions for water care in Lake “Batllava”.

One of the constant requests has been the placement of baskets in the areas around the Lake, and these baskets have already been placed by the Municipality of Podujeva. In connection with this, SDK has undertaken a cleaning action around Lake “Batllava” in Orllan and several awareness signs (plaques) have been placed.

The content of the plaques is intended to influence the civic mass on the importance of drinking water and care for water conservation and maintenance.

This activity is part of the project “Citizen and institutional activism in improving the situation for a healthy environment” which is financially supported by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Green public spaces for everyone

EC Ma Ndryshe has carried out the activity for planting seedlings in the square “Vrapuesja e Prizrenit”.

The purpose of this activity is to increase the level of urban greenery and create the most environmentally friendly environment. According to a survey conducted by EC Ma Ndryshe, in September 2020, 40% of Prizren residents stated that they need public green spaces.

Based on the research findings and based on the assessment that planting a seedling has positive effects on the environment and living beings, the EC has deemed it necessary to carry out such an activity.

EC encourages citizens for maintenance and continuous care for the environment. Activities of this nature are expected to continue in the coming days and in other public spaces.

Promising practice and importance of cleaning and recycling

For World Cleanup Day, the NGO PACT organizes the activity for cleaning and recycling of discarded tires in Germia Park in Prishtina.

PACT NGO members including volunteers collected tires thrown at an illegal landfill in Germia Park. A day earlier activists were engaged in clearing the landfill and the collection tires were recycled in an innovative way by re-disposing the old tires in flower pots.

This activity can also serve to raise citizens’ awareness of environmental clean-up and waste recycling, redefining them in a creative and visible way.

The importance of cleaning and also recycling is shown through a model of ‘mini flower gardens’. Use mini-gardens need less water, fertilizer and get a better weed control. Also the tires absorb the heat of the sun and the earth warms up faster.

This activity is organized by the SideStep project which is implemented within HumanRightivism, supported by the Swedish Embassy in Pristina. activity organizations for cleaning and recycling tires to throw in Germia Park in Prishtina.

Today World Cleansing Day is marked

Today, September 18, World Cleaning Day, NGO PACT in the framework of the SideStep project which is implemented within HumanRightivism, supported by the Swedish Embassy in Prishtina, organized an activity for cleaning and recycling of car tires that were dumped in Germia Park in Prishtina.

World Cleanup Day is an annual global program and social action aimed at combating the global solid waste problem.