The material for Environmental Protection

Climate crisis, where is the planet going? COP27 summit in Egypt

Extreme temperatures, fires, droughts and floods are getting worse year after year due to climate change.In fact, the last eight years according to a UN report have been defined as

Another winter with polluted air

As the winter season approaches, the citizens of Pristina will face high air pollution again this year. The Kosovar capital has often been listed in the list of countries with

28 municipalities towards the finalization of municipal waste management plans

During the last three days, within the framework of the review process of the municipal waste management plans, a workshop was held to determine the measures/activities for the objectives of

Garbage continues to be dumped in the Rugova region

This is the condition of the road to Rugovo i Peja. Despite the organization of many clean-up actions, the situation is not improving. Irresponsible people and businesses continue to pollute

Civic activism: locals protest construction of cement factory

Today, Saturday at 12:00, the citizens of the municipality of Klina have organized a nationwide protest against the planned construction of a cement factory. During this protest there were also

Millions of ecological tax on cars do not go to the environment

The capital of Kosovo has several times been in the top five capitals with the most polluted air in the world. In addition to significant problems with waste management, pollution

Premature deaths due to pollution: The Balkans in the worst situation

Air pollution in the Western Balkans causes a large number of premature deaths and the consequences include shorter life expectancy and deteriorating public health – therefore improving health systems requires

The National Audit Office has started auditing performance in the field of energy and environment

The National Audit Office of Kosovo has started the performance audit in the field of energy and environment with the topic “Licensing system of hydropower plants and their impact on

A criminal report is submitted for the degradation of the waterfall and Mirusha park

NGO Active Citizens has filed a criminal report regarding the degradation of the Natural Monument “Waterfalls and Mirusha Park” declared as a special area, related to the project: Cleaning the

Swedish Ambassador to Kosovo Karin Hernmarck: Polluted air has serious health consequences

Air quality is vital for the health of the citizens of Kosovo The Swedish Embassy in Kosovo has launched the third consecutive campaign ‘Talking about the air’ in cooperation with

Demolition of the asbestos tiled building by the NBP

The Ministry of Environment published the results of the analyzes carried out in Germany. Asbestos demolition of the buildings in the Lakrishtë neighborhood of Prishtina by the Public Housing Enterprise

Air quality in Kosovo in the global air quality report

According to the IQAir World Air Quality Report 2019, which collected and compared air quality data from over 4000 global cities, Kosovo is ranked as the 3️⃣0️⃣ most polluted region

You can meet the dinosaur Dino at the Kosovo government

Today at 17:00 at the building of the government of Kosovo is done the projection of the silhouette of the dinosaur in the continuation of the campaign ‘Do not Choose

EU Kosovo report 2021, findings on environment and climate change

Kosovo is at an early stage of preparation on environment and climate change. Progress Limited was achieved during the reporting period, notably on environmental reporting and air quality monitoring. In

High pollution from coal power plants in Kosovo

Pollution from coal-fired power plants in Kosovo increased instead of decreasing during 2020, according to a report published today by the CEE Bankwatch Network and the Center for Energy and

Biodiversity and its impact on environment

Biodiversity makes the earth habitable. Biodiverse ecosystems provide nature-based solutions that buffer us from natural disasters such as floods and storms, filter our water and regenerate our soils. The clearance

377 mandatory fines were imposed on environmental polluters during the months of March – July 2021

Number of Mandatory Fines of the Administrative Instruction, no. 06/2018 imposed for the five-month period (March, April, May, June and July 2021) for environmental polluters is a total of 377.

Computer scenarios show that climate change can be stopped

While the world’s leading scientists on climate change published a report full of warnings this week, they continued to insist that the world still has a chance to prevent the

Consequences of deforestation and the need for reforestation

Over the past two decades, a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that deforestation, by triggering a complex cascade of events, creates the conditions for a range of deadly pathogens—such

Appeal for mobilization not to light fires

At a time when our country is facing high temperatures, unfortunately a disturbing phenomenon is emerging, endangering people’s lives, economic consequences and environmental damage. It is about the appearance of

Support in the protection and regeneration of Kosovo forests

Communtiy Development Fund (CDF), through its HumanRightivism has supported local organisation Sustainability Leadership Kosova (SLK) in organisation of the event #MoseMerrMalin – the public event which marks the beginning of

Save the environment!

Community Development Fund through the project HumanRightivism today has supported the ‘Alpine Club’ in the implementation of training on environmental protection. Awareness was discussed during the lecture, and actions to

Kurti: A legislative package should be made for the protection of the environment

The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti has joined the campaign “Say no to plastic bags” and has received from the association “HANDIKOS” reusable strike worked by people with disabilities.

Stop charcoal – turn on the sun

If we stopped using coal in the Western Balkans for electricity, heating and heavy industry, this would eliminate the biggest source of air pollution. Instead of millions of euros in

Socio-economic, political and environmental impacts of food waste

Let’s Talk About Food Waste aims to initiate a community-led dialogue with other stakeholders in Kosovo on the socio-economic, political and environmental impacts of Food Waste and to pilot innovative

Air Quality measurements during this week

As part of “Youth Care for Kosovo” project, our activists made air quality measurements this week in the municipality of Drenas, Fushë Kosovë, Obiliq, and Hani i Elezit. These measurements

Kick off the campaign Let’sTalkAboutAir!

The winter is coming to Kosovo, and so does the air pollution. This morning the smog was hanging over Prishtina, as a reminder that the air pollution has reached unhealthy

Lecture on environmental issues

Today Ngo PEN were at the “Iliria” primary school in Prishtina for our 13th lecture on environmental issues within the “Youth Care for Kosovo” project. Thank You to the young