Serbia, Montenegro and Natura 2000

Serbia, Montenegro and Natura 2000

Project Partners:


Green Home

Year of Realisation:


Goal and Project Description:

Main project objectives were: Non-governmental sector in Serbia and Montenegro is trained, empowered and organized to carry out its role in nature-related EU accession processes; Key government sectors in Montenegro and Serbia understand EU conservation policy, establish communication and begin integrating EU nature conservation requirements into policy-making;  

Project Results:

Results of the project: Networks of environmental NGOs in Serbia and in Montenegro established and functional towards supporting and monitoring EU accession process; More than 200 individuals from CSOs and institutions participated in capacity building and knowledge exchange activities;  Organized 7 training related to NATURA 2000 – Birds and Habitats Directives, Water Framework Directive,  and multisectoral cooperation.

Target Group:

CSOs and institutions working on nature protection

Project Spacial Area:

Republic of Serbia and Republic of Montenegro

Funding Sources:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway (76.307, 00 EUR)

Additional Information:

The leader of the regional project was WWF MedPO. YRS was a local partner for Serbia. Project lasted from 2009 till 2011.