#Bosnia and Herzegovina

More encouragement for those protecting rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina: new grant program offers financial support to local civic initiatives

More encouragement for those protecting rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina: new grant program offers financial support to local civic initiatives

Building new dams and small hydropower plants, water pollution, inappropriate river management and other ways of damaging watercourses continue to burden the environment as well...

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

People losing their nature and landscapes, villagers being denied access to drinking and utility water, one of the last wild rivers in Europe being devastated… These are not the...

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative – full text

Declaration " Dams-Free Municipalities " Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the last European countries that can be proud of its wild and natural rivers. More than a quarter of all...

Having fun while caring about rivers – despite the weather and COVID-19, people across Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the Big Jump

Having fun while caring about rivers – despite the weather and COVID-19, people across Bosnia and Herzegovina joined the Big Jump

Even though this year the official international Big Jump event was cancelled on the European level because of the coronavirus pandemic [1], it did not stop people of Bosnia and...

5 to 12 in river protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Let's make a Big Jump into them before it gets too late

5 to 12 in river protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Let's make a Big Jump into them before it gets too late

Dozens of swimming events will take place on July 12th across Bosnia-Herzegovina to celebrate the beauty of rivers and to sound the alert about the destructive hydropower plant...

Fundamental reversal: the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina wants to ban construction of small hydropower plants

Fundamental reversal: the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina wants to ban construction of small hydropower plants

The new resolution of the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina [1] is considered to be a historical turning point by non-governmental organizations. The Members...

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

“ Neretvica river, like all our rivers, is our holiness that we’ll never give to you! Investors should not come, because they shall not pass ”, said the residents of the...

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Protecting the environment, preventing conflicts. Bosnia and Herzegovina to receive a new online alerting service made by NGOs

Environmental organizations launched a new Eko-Infotabla portal that aspires to substitute a non-existing governmental environmental information board in Bosnia and Herzegovina....

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

The locals blocked the illegal construction of small hydropower plants on the Bjelava river

Despite the ban on public gathering, locals in Foča this morning began blocking the construction of small hydropower plants (SHPPs) Bjelava and Mala Bjelava, and were joined by...

International Day of Actions for Rivers: Stopping subsidies for small hydropower plants is crucial for saving the last untouched European Rivers

International Day of Actions for Rivers: Stopping subsidies for small hydropower plants is crucial for saving the last untouched European Rivers

On March 14th, the International Day of Actions for Rivers, the Coalition for Protection of the Rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina calls on the appropriate authorities to...

Declaration for the protection of Western Balkans Rivers demands the moratorium on construction of hydropower plants

Declaration for the protection of Western Balkans Rivers demands the moratorium on construction of hydropower plants

A joint 'Declaration on the Protection of the Western Balkans Rivers' has been adopted by participants of an International River Conference and several other environmental groups...

Western Balkans will seek effective protection of its unique and wild rivers in Sarajevo

Western Balkans will seek effective protection of its unique and wild rivers in Sarajevo

An international conference, ‘Legal and practical tools for protecting the rivers of the Western Balkans and their people,’ organized by the non-governmental organizations Arnika...