Improving regional cooperation among the civil society in the WB region based on solidarity and demand-driven dialogue and exchange of ideas, opinions and actions.

Within this field, we want to have a stronger focus on creating knowledge and joint understanding about the future of the region, as well as putting citizen demands at the forefront. A common understanding must be achieved between the different civil society actors - active citizens and civic initiatives, academia, civil society organizations - about the fact that the future of the region as a whole depends on the genuine reforms of all societies. 


Our key objectives

  • To reach a common understanding between civil society actors (local civic initiatives, academia, civil society organisations) about the future of the region by means of genuine dialogue and exchange of ideas and opinions.
  • To raise awareness about shared issues, challenges and successes, and secure an adequate joint response and solidarity to common obstacles within a broad network of partners.
  • To support initiatives and projects strengthening functional, cross-sectoral and inclusive regional partnering and exchange, aimed at offering solutions for the common regional challenges. 



Balkans United for Clean Air / Regional awareness-raising campaign

The “Balkans United for Clean Air” was initiated by the European Fund for the Balkans in January 2021 and it is realized in partnership with Eko Forum from Zenica, Environmental Territorial Management Institute from Tirana, Sbunker from Pristina, Air Care from Skopje, OZON from Podgorica, Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute and Belgrade Open School from Belgrade. 

It is envisioned as joint action of all the citizens and civic organizations across the Western Balkans prepared to engage in a solidary struggle for clean air in every street, neighborhood, village, and city in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Serbia.

"Balkans United for Clean Air" emphasizes the regional cooperation as a necessity for the transformation of the energy sector and the environment protection system, which would improve both the economy and public health …

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