We would like to invite you to the seminar: "ENVIRONMENTAL LAW - (new) possibilities of legal protection of the environment as a result of EU membership," which will be held on 20 and 21 February 2014. in the premises of Green Action, Frankopanska 1, Zagreb.
We have received, within due deadline, 44 applications from 6 countries, and 10 proposals from 6 different countries have been selected for funding. We are looking forward to work together with these grantees to support them in achieving our common goal – better quality of environment in the Western Balkans.
Zagreb, May 28 – Croatian electricity company HEP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have cancelled a EUR 123, 2 million loan contract for the controversial Ombla underground hydropower plant near Dubrovnik HEP announced yesterday. In this way, implementation of this harmful project is being stopped, considerind it was highly depending on EBRD loan.
Zelena akcija – Friends of the Earth Croatia is happy to invite you to apply for the Regional NGO seminar “Dirty Energy in South Eastern Europe”, to be held from July 08th till July 12th 2013 in the Solar Academy at Island of Šolta, near Split, in Croatia (arrival on 7th July, departure on 13th July).
Neary 40 civil society organisations from whole Crotia, including the Friends of the Earth International, Bankwatch i Justice and Environment have signed a letter to EBRD and Croatian Government with a demand to cancel the construction of HE Ombla.
Today (May 03rd 2013) representatives of Greenpeace, Zelena Akcija and Zelena Istra have held a press conference where Greenpeace’s case study on hidden costs of planned coal-fired power plant Plomin C was presented.
Over 11,000 Dubrovnik citizens voted on Sunday, in a local referendum to save the cultural and natural heritage of the UNESCO city of Dubrovnik. 84% voted against plans to build a golf resort on the Srdj plateau above the city. Friends of the Earth Croatia is campaigning against the plan, which has links to alleged corruption and tax evasion, will come at the expense of local citizens, and will permanently damage Dubrovnik's international reputation.