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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
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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
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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.
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The Joint History Books with a new digital home – the homepage www.jointhistory.net

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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WHAT IS POLLUTED AIR DOING TO US IN THE WESTERN BALKANS?

Poor air quality is one of the causes of mortality, shorter life expectancy and higher healthcare costs in the Western Balkans. Air pollution shortens our lives and takes them away from us; its consequences are making us go to the doctor’s more frequently to be treated for various respiratory diseases.
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AIR POLLUTION AND COVID-19 IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: MISFORTUNE NEVER COMES ALONE

Very poor air quality is one of the biggest problems faced by the countries in the Western Balkans. Air pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic have
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New BiEPAG’s policy brief – Why the Balkans’ collective action problem might be easier to break than we think by Tena Prelec and Jovana Marovic

New BiEPAG’s policy brief – Why the Balkans’ collective action problem might be easier to break than we think by Tena Prelec and Jovana Marovic
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[EWB Interview] Engaged Democracy Initiative – Regional cooperation for solving common challenges

European Fund for the Balkans 26.01.2021  What is the Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI), how did the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB)
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Start of our joint regional campaign “Balkans United for Clear Air”

Western Balkan countries have the lowest air quality in Europe, which is why the European Fund for the Balkans is launching the "Balkans United for
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The complete EFB’s opinion survey “The Western Balkans in times of Pandemic” is available for the public

The complete EFB’s opinion survey “The Western Balkans in times of Pandemic” is available for the public
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Interview with our Executive Director in the International Newsletter of King Baudouin Foundation

The latest International newsletter of one of our founding organisations King Baudouin Foundation is featuring the interview with our executive
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