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01.02.2022 All News

EFB in support of the documentary "Long Road to Europe" by EWB

The documentary “Long Road to Europe” produced by the European Western Balkans and Panorama Films which had its premiere in November
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Panel Discussion: Unleashing the potential for change through civic movements and initiatives, January 18th, 2022

The European Fund for the Balkans together with its Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI)
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26.01.2022 All News

What is polluted air doing to us in the Western Balkans?

Air pollution in the Western Balkans causes 30,000 premature deaths a year, the European Environment Agency estimates. Inhaling polluted air leads to increased mortality, shortened life expectancy and an increase in the number of chronic diseases, while the health costs paid by the citizens of the Western Balkans are rising. Reducing air pollution is a public health measure that would directly increase citizens’ quality of life and health, and indirectly reduce mortality rates.
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13.01.2022 All News

Air Pollution causes higher infertility rates across the Balkans

Air pollution is among the causes of increased infertility and growing sterility rates in women and men across the Western Balkans. It particularly affects women living in polluted areas, since poor air quality may cause a reduced number of healthy egg cells and thus decrease fertility rates, also lowering in vitro fertilization success rates.
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School of Local Activism in Jajce, 3 to 5 of December, 2021

The Center for Education and Socializing from Jajce organized the training program called “School of Local Activism” which was held at the Hotel “Tourist” in Jajce from 3 to 5 of December 2021. The aim of the seminar was to empower young people to be active members of the society, aware of their capacities and the possibilities of each individual's influence to become a driver of change in society and the environment in which they live.
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02.12.2021 All News

No room for coal-fired thermal power plants and polluting industry in the Western Balkans anymore

Coal combustion is the biggest individual air pollution source in the Western Balkans, with thermal power plants leading the way. Companies that run them and the states in the region do not adhere to the laws on harmful gas emissions.
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Balkans United for Clean Air - Joint action to alarm the citizens on the gravity of air pollution in the Western Balkans

COAL-FIRED THERMAL POWER PLANTS TO BE SHUT DOWN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DECISION-MAKING Our "Balkans United for
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"Trees of Friendship” across the cities of the Western Balkans

A total of 400 tree trees were planted in several cities in the region as part of this year’s "Trees of Friendship" action, which was jointly
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New edition of the regional initiative "Trees of Friendship"

After last year's successful launch in the frames of our new programme for democratization and building local partnerships, our regional initiative "Trees of Friendship" will be organized for a second time on November 19 and 20 at 11:00h, simultaneously across the region. 
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28.10.2021 All News

Civic Engagement – Change is coming. And hope too - EFB Panel at Belgrade Security Forum

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT – CHANGE IS COMING. AND HOPE TOO. ( EFB IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EMINS) The European Fund for the Balkans partnered with the
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Key takeaways from the Thessaloniki gathering of EFB, BiEPAG and guests

The EFB/BiEPAG retreat, which was organised in Thessaloniki, Greece on October 7-9, 2021 was held as a closed event under the Chatham House Rule.
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18.10.2021 All News

Key takeaways from the Thessaloniki gathering of EFB, BiEPAG and guests

The EFB/BiEPAG retreat, which was organised in Thessaloniki, Greece on October 7-9, 2021 was held as a closed event under the Chatham House Rule.
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Call for applications for the Response Hub

The European Fund for the Balkans has established the Response Hub as an instrument of micro financial support to civic groups, local initiatives, and movements in the Western Balkans.
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Promotion of the latest BiEPAG policy brief “Bouncing back: Completing the EU unification process”

The European Fund for the Balkans in cooperation with the Foreign Policy Forum from Zagreb will organize the presentation of the latest Balkans in
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01.06.2021 All News

Civil Society & Think Tank Forum I: Road to Berlin”, June 1-2, 2021

Civil Society & Think Tank Forum I: Road to Berlin”, June 1-2, 2021
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Response Hub

The European Fund for the Balkans has established the Response Hub as an instrument of micro financial support to civic groups, local initiatives,
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Finale of regional campaign for clean and healthy air

In the past three months, the "Balkans United for Clean Air" campaign has helped gather a network of more than 520 organizations, individuals and experts, with the goal of informing Western Balkans citizens about air pollution's causes, consequences and possible solutions which could improve air quality.
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Panel Discussion as a follow-up of the Balkans United For Clean Air campaign

The European Fund for the Balkans is organizing the event “From an air pollution hotspot to a healthier future for the Western Balkans:
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First public discussion and presentation of the Engaged democracy initiative (EDI), April 15th, 14:00 - 15:00

The first public discussion and presentation of the Engaged democracy initiative (EDI) "Lighting up the Western Balkans: Why democratic change will come only through citizens" will be held on April 15, from 14:00 to 15:00h in the form of a Zoom live stream.
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