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Trees of Friendship in 9 cities of the region

This year’s 4th edition of our regional Trees of Friendship initiative was a proof that the joint efforts of all our partners involved in the

Forth edition of our regional initiative Trees of Friendship

20 November is reserved for the fourth edition of our regional initative "Trees of Friendship". In this year' planting action 450 trees will be

beeEFB Buzz - October 2023

The latest beeEFB buzz is a digested form of the few milestones achieved in the past 3 months of activities in the frames of the beeEFB Alumni

EFB 15th Anniversary in Belgrade

September 27th in Belgrade was all about the EFB 15. The European Fund for the Balkans gathered its friends, partners, alumni, beneficiaries and

Launching event for the second edition of the beeEffect Programme

The Launching Event of the second edition of the beeEffect Programme, which was held in Belgrade and Divčibare from September 27 to October 1st, was

Kick off of the regional project on raising the awareness on SLAPP lawsuits

The regional project led by NDNV in cooperation with Helsinški parlament građana Banja Luka Bosnia and Herzegovina and Institut za medije

EFB Statement on BiEPAG's Member Jovana Marović denied entry to Serbia, 24.08.2023 

The European Fund for the Balkans wants to condemn the undertaken action of the Serbian authorities towards our Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory

Public Presentation of the BiEPAG policy brief on regional cooperation in Tirana, June 9th, 2023

The policy forum organised by Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group and IDM Albania on June 9th in Tirana, was an opportunity to present the

Wrap up of the Engaged Balkans Initiative Convention vol.2 in Pristina

The second Engaged Democracy Convention - Engage, Inspire, Empower! was organised in Pristina on May 17-20, 2023. The regional format gathered around

Apply for the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament

We are looking for the 6 best applicants from the WB6 National Parliaments, who want to shape the regional and European collaboration by using their knowledge and enthusiasm in applying the best practices in the process of administrative reform

Trees of Friendship Vol.3 joint video

We are happy to share the video mosaic of the coordinated tree planting actions in some of the most polluted cities in the #WesternBalkans - Bor,

Third edition of our regional initiative Trees of Friendship

We have launched the third edition of our regional initiative "Trees of Friendship" which is implemented in cooperation with our local partners in all the countries of the region. 

Statement regarding the constant attacks on the Vicinity Chronicles web portal

Hereby we would like to inform everyone who follows our portal Vicinity Chronicles (the platform of the European Fund for the Balkans and

Regional thematic meeting “From corruption to human rights”, Sarajevo, June 2nd, 2022

The context paper offering a brief overview of cases of human rights violations of activists in the WB region, along with conceptual limitations of

Reaching more than million citizens across the region with our Balkans United for Clean Air campaign

Our "Balkans United for Clean Air" regional campaign was realised for a second year in a row with the aim of raising awareness of the region’s

Joint seminar of the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament, Vienna 16-19 May, 2022

The first joint seminar in the frames of the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament which is funded by the Austrian Parliament and realised in cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans is being held in Vienna from May 16 to May 19th, 2022.

The Joint History Books with a new digital home – the homepage

The Joint History Books of 13 countries from Southeast Europe is a unique collection of historical sources jointly compiled between 1998 and 2016 by more than 100 historians and 300 teachers from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, and Turkey.

In the Western Balkans we live in a poisonous cloud

Emissions of pollutants from large power plants in most Western Balkan countries exceed the prescribed limit values, and coal‐fired power plants, according to the latest data, emit more sulfur dioxide than all such plants in the EU combined.

Laying all cards about air quality on the table

Despite significant advancements that took place since the establishment of air quality monitoring stations and public information systems in the region's states, the quality and amount of data have yet to reach satisfactory levels, and the official results need to be much more publicly available and clear.

Air Pollution and Covid19

Population exposed to polluted air is less resistant to COVID‐19, and air pollution can lead to aggravation of coronavirus symptoms, as shown by t

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