Environmentally Responsible Action group 

ERA

15 years!

Green Belt

The European Green Belt symbolizes the global effort for joint cross-border activities in nature conservation and sustainable development. The European Green Belt includes four organizational regions: Fennoscandia, the Baltic Region, Central Europe and the Balkans. Each section is coordinated by a Regional Coordinator. ERA implemented the project “Protecting Biodiversity in the Balkans – Strengthening Cooperation along the Balkan Green Belt” this project contributed in the recognition of Green Belt in Kosovo, as well as raising the awareness of the importance of Biodiverisity.

ERA implemented the project "Protecting Biodiversity in the Balkans - Strengthening Co-operation along the Balkan Belt", which contributed to the recognition of the Green Belt in Kosovo, as well as raising the awareness of the importance of Biodiversity.

This is the second year that ERA implements this project aimed at raising awareness among young people about Biodiversity protection and conservation of nature. As part of the celebration this day was initially the cross-border path between Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro during which a multi-day workshop (22-24 September, 2017) followed with activities of walking, camping and outdoor activities.

As part of this project was also the Best Picture Photo Competition in Kosovo. Two winning photographs of Kosovo have taken third place in the Pan-European Competition for the best picture in which 24 states have taken part, the winning photographers had as a reward accommodation for one night in the ERA cabin in Hajlia, Rugova and their personal exhibit at Haxhi Zeka’s mill in Peja.

The topics of the workshop were: Green Belt, cross-border cooperation, cross-border protection of nature, biodiversity and environmental activism.

Green Belt Day 24 September 2017 was celebrated in the Beleg Mountains, everyone who had interest was able to participate in the celebration of this day during which a meeting was held with the group of participants in the cross-border journey coming from Montenegro. After the meeting with the group, a presentation of the Green Belt initiative was made for guests and the meeting was closed with a traditional cocktail.

The second part of the project was the exhibition which took place on October 18, 2017, the Environmentally Responsible Action (ERA) group hosted the opening ceremony of the Green Belt 2017 photography exhibition in Haxhi Zeka Mill, where 50 photos were exhibited. This event featured the collections of photos of three winners of the Green Belt competition in Kosovo: Gzim Sinani, Milot Tafilaj and Fatlinda Daku, as well as journey through photos of Kosovo-Albania-Montenegro cross-border hike for the celebration of the annual Balkan Green Belt Day.

     


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Open positions in ERA:

Environmental Education Assistants (2)

Download Job Responsibilites below:

 - Center & School programs:

 - Summer Camps.

Apply by 16th May 2018

Application details here

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Application for Volunteers 

ERA opens the first call for volunteers for 2018, for all interested 16-30 year olds.

Link for application and more details:

https://goo.gl/u5QbfY

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ERA group wins the 2017 FIDES award for philanthropy in the field of environment

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