“Stop the persecution of environmental activists!” a new website for whistle-blowers appeals

“Stop the persecution of environmental activists!” a new website for whistle-blowers appeals

A new project launched by non-governmental organizations from the Czech Republic and Belarus aims to fight against dangerously rising statistics of persecuted activists. The...

Shrinking space for civic society: Public participation in decision-making on environment deteriorates

Shrinking space for civic society: Public participation in decision-making on environment deteriorates

A large number of countries are failing to adhere to the agreed provisions of the international Aarhus Convention which concerns environmental democracy. While the post-Soviet...

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

Today paves the way for the future: European ECO Forum Statement to the MOP in Budva 2017

"The Aarhus Convention has never been more relevant or more needed," can be read in an European ECO Forum's declaration. This statement was released to the 6th MOP to the Aarhus...

Riot police forcibly remove residents defending river against hydropower

Riot police forcibly remove residents defending river against hydropower

This morning at the crack of dawn, riot police violently removed anti-hydropower protestors in the village of Kruščica near Vitez, Bosnia-Herzegovina, causing serious injury to...

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Photocontest "Postcard from the village" brings attention to rural areas in Ukraine

Since 2017, Arnika cooperates with Kiev based NGO Ekodiya on strenghtening civil society in the Ukrainian countryside. One of the tools, which should attract more people and...

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Festival on renewable energy ReAction took place in Kiev

Arnika´s partner organisation, Ekodiya, prepared the first edition of public festival on renewable resources and energy, which took place in the National Expocentre VDNH in Kiev...

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

Study tour to western Ukraine showed sustainable rural practices to active citizens

In the beginning of June, more than thirty Ukrainian environmentalists, activists, and local CSO´s members participated on a 5-day long study tour to regions of Western Ukraine....

Life in Vinnytsia is highly affected by massive chicken industry

Life in Vinnytsia is highly affected by massive chicken industry

Ukraine is well known for it's fertile land and big agricultural sector. It is not a coincidence that Ukraine is sometimes being called "a granary of Europe." Unfortunately, the...

Huchen protesting at Drina regatta

Huchen protesting at Drina regatta

At the largest European event on the water– Regatta on the River Drina, the Center for Environment organized an action dedicated to the protection of this river and its...

Freedom to the rivers!

Freedom to the rivers!

Last minute to save the rivers of Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe Coalition for the Protection of Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina warns that the uncontrolled construction of...

Crime on the River Sana

Crime on the River Sana

The resistance against the construction of the hydropower plant “Medna” persists. On the 5th of June, the World Environment Day and the Day of the River Sana, the Coalition for...

Critical air pollution in Bosnia and Herzegovina:  A result of chaotic permitting and low standards

Critical air pollution in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A result of chaotic permitting and low standards

Bosnia and Herzegovina is the country with the most polluted air in Europe (1). One of the reasons is ineffective system which regulates industrial facilities and allows for low...