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LET'S START A DIALOGUE OF CHANGE!

In order to support the establishment of dialogue between the civil and public sectors, the Belgrade Open School will implement the project Dialogue for Change: Dialogue of Change: Nurturing Participative and Evidence-Based Policy Dialogue in Reform Processes in Serbia in the period from 2021 to 2023.

YOUTH DIALOGUE WITH THE PRIME MINISTER: ON INTERNSHIPS AND QUALITY YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

On February 19, 2021, in the national Government, the Prime Minister, Ana Brnabic, for the second time met with the youth including the representatives from Belgrade Open School (BOS) – Goran Radlovacki and Jovana Bozickovic.

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

AIR POLLUTION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES ON MORTALITY RATES AND THE HEALTH OF WESTERN BALKANS CITIZENS

SWEDEN PROVIDES MORE SUPPORT TO CIVIL SECTOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN SERBIA WITH MORE THAN 5.5 MILLION EUROS

Sweden and Serbia have strong and long-standing cooperation in development of civil society, local government and strengthening democracy. It is really important for Serbia to strengthen capacities in order to achieve European Union standards on democracy, human rights and local administration and to apply these standards at the national level.

CAREER GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING IS NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER

Many decisions that are being made today, in the world of uncertainty and instability, are harder than usual. How to choose a secondary school or higher education institution in the light of increasing unemployment, how to face job loss and how to think about career development in these circumstances? These questions are not new, but the challenges are different. To ensure adequate support, at this moment in many countries there is a proposal to strengthen measures for career guidance and counse

MISFORTUNE NEVER COMES ALONE: AIR POLLUTION AND COVID-19

For years, Western Balkans has been one of the regions in Europe most affected by air pollution. Cities in this region frequently top the lists of world’s most polluted cities. When one adds to this the global COVID-19 pandemic which to a great extent marked 2020 and is still ongoing, this results in an additional increase in respiratory disease and higher mortality rates.

OVER 20 NEW LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN THE CITIZEN AIR QUALITY MONITORING NETWORK

The Belgrade Open School, in cooperation with local civil society organizations and the “Eko-Straža”, has expanded its citizen air quality monitoring network to more than 20 new local communities in Serbia. The action of expanding the network was carried out during December 2020 and January 2021. Thanks to new sensors installed throughout Serbia, primarily in those environments where there is no real-time monitoring in the state and local network, many citizens can monitor air qualit

IN THE WESTERN BALKANS, WE LIVE IN A POISONOUS CLOUD

Western Balkans has the worst air quality level in Europe – causing 13,500 premature deaths in the region every year. The harmful effects of the region’s obsolete coal-fired thermal power plants can be measured all the way to Egypt. Major health consequences are also caused by the use of fossil fuels in the industry, household heating boilers, agriculture and transportation. How can we start breathing again?

FOR SOME NEW AND SUSTAINABLE "NORMAL" IN 2021

The end of the year is traditionally reserved for summarizing impressions. The global COVID-19 pandemic definitely marked this year and all the activities that took place during it. Coronavirus has not bypassed the environmental sector, so we could hear conflicting opinions, while on the one hand it was monitored how much the slowdown in human activities affected the recovery of the planet, on the other hand the global pandemic slowed or almost stopped some global processes to fight for sustaina

MONITORING REPORT “SERBIA 2030 – READINESS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2030 AGENDA”

Civil society organizations gathered around the “SDGs for All” Platform conducted a comprehensive research during the previous year in order to answer the questions What is Serbia’s capacity to achieve the sustainable development goals and what is needed to take a step closer to achieving them?

Contact

Jovana Božičković

Phone: +381 11 30 65 800 / Local 102

Email: jovana.bozickovic@bos.rs

 

Bojana Đulović

Phone: +381 11 30 65 800 / Local 109

Email: bojana.dzulovic@bos.rs