The second week of November 2020 was reserved for the EEB 2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE –
From the Ashes of a Pandemic to an Ever Greener Deal: Securing Europe’s Environmental Leadership.
This web-conference was dedicated to the European Green Deal, taking into account that the first year of implementation is running. The main finding was presented on how the disruption caused by the pandemic can and must be taken to accelerate the green transition instead of derail it. Participants of the Conference, key players from the European environmental movement and political decision-makers, tried to assume real needs what should be necessary done for Europe to embrace and implement truly transformative policies .
Back to back to the Conference, the EEB Annual General Assembly was organized virtually, with participation of representatives from over 160 civil society organizations from more than 35 European countries (all EU Member States plus some accession and neighboring countries), including a growing number of European networks.
Environmental Ambassadors is one of four Serbian civil society organizations (besides “Alhem”, “Sredina” and “Environmental Protection Engineers”), full member of EEB since 2018. Being part of the larges EU network, well-structured and good positioned within EU institutions, provide opportunity for building capacities and gaining knowledge and experience how to deal with crucial challenges, especially in accession country like Serbia is, but also provide space to seek solutions to defined problems.
The Board is consisting of some 30 national members, up to 10 European network representatives and up to six other individuals. For the period 2020-2023, Serbian representative in the EEB Board will be Mrs. Aleksandra Mladenovic, President of the Environmental Ambassadors (she replaced the previous representative of “Alhem”).