21.04.2016.RANJIVOST LOKALNE ZAJEDNICE NA PRIRODNIH HAZARD - STUDIJA Participation in the International scientific conference: International scientific conference ECOLOGICAL CRISIS: TECHNOGENESIS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

At the International scientific conference ECOLOGICAL CRISIS: TECHNOGENESIS AND CLIMATE CHANGE was presented scientific work “VULNERABILITY OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO NATURAL HAZARD – CASE STUDY MALI ZVORNIK AND LJUBOVIJA”, which presents the results of the project “Dialogue for the prevention of natural hazards” (2014-2015), funded by SENSE program, implemented by the Regional environmental center in Serbia.

 plakat_200px Active participation in the project “Do you know that you have a right to know”

The project is implemented by the Civic Council of Mali Zvornik, in cooperation with Belgrade Open School

The overall objective of the project is to improve the transparency of the work of the Municipal Administration, public companies and institutions in Mali Zvornik, as well as raising public awareness of citizens of Mali Zvornik on the importance of civil control over the work of local government.

 03. 11.2015.Mila Research of students from the Faculty of Applied Ecology Futura on the capacity of local communities to manage risk from natural disasters.

Conducted the research of students in the framework of the project Dialogue for the prevention of natural hazards, which is supported by the SENSE Program and implemented by REC (Regional Environmental Center) in Serbia, resulted in a diploma thesis student of the final year of studies Mile Vukašinović.

The thesis included analysis of human resource capacities in the municipalities, the analysis of cooperation between municipalities in the Podrinje region in the area of environmental protection and adaptive measures to climate change, as well as the capacity of the civil sector (NGOs).

 16. 10.2015.UNDP Participation in the research: How to respond to disaster risks in use in Serbia?

The research is conducted for the purpose of the new National Human Development Report in Serbia. The main aim is to offer concrete proposals to improve the response and prepare for risks of natural disasters at the local level. In the youth club of the Youth Office, 16 October, representatives of the Center for Public Policy Research and the Center for Social Policy from Belgrade held a meeting with activists of CSOs in Mali Zvornik, in order to learn with all of the activities that non-governmental organizations have taken, during the emergency in 2014 in conditions of disasters, independently or in cooperation with the local community. Mali Zvornik is one of 13 municipalities selected for this study.

17-18.06. 2015.DSCF2719-1024x682 Participation of representatives of Eko Drina at the workshop on climate changes

The two-day workshop on “Policy in the field of climate change – the importance of including climate change into sectoral and local/regional development objectives” was held during the 17th and 18th of June at Tara, Hotel “Omorika”, brought together representatives of civil society organizations from the region of the basin river Drina, representatives of local governments and the business sector with a significant interest in environmental issues, as well as civil society organizations Drina river basin in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 26.03.2015.DRM System Participation in the workshop: The system of risk management of natural disasters, system approach to building resilient societies – Belgrade

One-day workshops within the National Strategy for Risk Management of Natural Disasters implemented by UNDP and funded by the World Bank, was held for key stakeholders at the national level with a focus on mapping the systematic approach of risk management against natural disasters.

The aim of the workshop is to reach a common understanding of the existing risk management system in Serbia, establishing a shared vision of the key elements of the resilience of societies in Serbia and identify the key elements of policy-making for the construction of a society that effectively respond and recover from natural disasters.

The results of the workshop contribute to the development of the National Strategy for Risk Management of Natural Disasters.