The month of August witnessed the vibrant energy of the consortium Towards a Climate-Neutral EU: Efficient Allocation of EU Funds as they held their latest online symposium. As member nations discussed their ongoing undertakings, the collective ambition was clear: to efficiently utilize EU funds for a sustainable future
The stunning week in the International Youth Exchange camp in Slovakia, organised by BROZ, was marked by wildlife watching, debates on biodiversity conservation and intensive fieldworks. A photo report!
Increasing biodiversity loss and rapid urbanisation are two key ingredients of today’s global development pattern. At no other point in world history has biodiversity been lost at such an alarming rate, and neither have cities grown as large and as quickly as today
Here at CEEweb, we have been researching and analysing the good that private funding can have in the important work of biodiversity conservation. In order to show the gap that private funding can fill in, we have collated a collection of ‘best practices’ in private funding
The first workshop of the EUKI “Building the European Peatlands Initiative: A Strong Alliance for Peatland Climate Protection in Europe” project took place on the 20th of June in Tata, Hungary. Organised by CEEweb for Biodiversity, the event was designed to bring together different stakeholders to share and discuss experiences on peatland protection, restoration and sustainable use
Europe's response to the climate crisis took center stage as the consortium 'Towards a Climate-Neutral EU: Efficient Allocation of EU Funds' convened online. On May 18, project partners from various European nations gathered to share progress and plan for the future.
Representatives from various European organizations recently convened for a meeting with Ms. Zita Herman, an advisor to the Green Group in the European Parliament, to discuss the implementation of the of the Do No Significant Harm (DNSH) principle in EU-funded climate projects
Today, a group of organizations sent a joint open letter to the Romanian National Authorities urging for a national goal of climate neutrality by 2050 and more effective implementation of climate policies
On April 27, 2023, the EUKI Academy and CEEweb for Biodiversity co-organized a webinar with a focus on optimizing the allocation of EU funding to Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries for achieving climate neutrality
At the last in-person meeting of "Towards a climate neutral EU: Efficient allocation of EU funds" consortium, partners explored opportunities for collaborative advocacy, including joint position papers to the European Commission (EC) on REPowerEU and sharing experiences on using EU and public funding for DNSH
Experts of the EUKI project “Directing EU Funds towards Climate Neutrality” are concerned that the current system of EU funding might have, against its intentions, negative effects on the EU’s climate goals.
Over the 5th-6th of September, the Hungarian EUKI Community Conference for 2022 will be taking place, organised by CEEweb. Bringing together important actors in climate policy, funding, and activism from across Hungary and beyond, the conference also offers an opportunity for the general public to get involved.
The energy crisis has led policymakers to take real steps to encourage forest biomass as an alternative energy source. Recognising the dangers of forest harvesting at scale, CEEweb calls for alternatives that are less costly to our collective futures, and do not threaten irreversible ecological losses.
CEEweb and 23 more organisations signed a joint letter to immediately promote alternative solutions to tax cuts and price caps that avoid supporting further fossil-fuel use and engage with the Member States that have recently increased fossil fuel subsidies.
The strong advocacy of Central and Eastern European capitals for including fossil gas and nuclear power in the EU’s green taxonomy only leads to another unsustainable energy lock-in for the region, leaving their grid exposed to third-country coercion.
Focused on helping people in Serbia and the Western Balkans to care about nature and the wellbeing of animals, CEEweb Member ORCA is currently implementing the programme 'Your Place in Serbia' to support local initiatives.
2020, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, is also a make or break year for biodiversity. We are experiencing a sixth mass extinction. After our failures to reach previous targets, we need to act urgently to solve the crisis. Time to take on the challenge!
The latest report of the European Environmental Agency puts things into fiery perspective. The upcoming environmental challenges are unprecedented, and EU members must make a paradigm shift and invest into a sustainable future.
When you support CEEweb, you are helping us ensure the conservation of biodiversity in Central and Eastern Europe. Would you like to do something for the environment but you do not have the capacity for it? Then please donate us and support CEEweb’s work to protect our natural heritage!