CED Florozon participated on the first Volunteer Fair organized by the U.S. Embassy Macedonia. This event which was organized at the University Library in Skopje was attended by more than 150 potential volunteers, which featured booths for more than twenty organizations working on issues that include environment, domestic violence prevention, services for youth and the elderly, green energy, health awareness, animal welfare, cultural activities, student activism, and civic engagement. It was a great opportunity to present the main scope of work of the CED Florozon form one side, and to meet young people all wanting to contribute towards a better environment from other side. Thanks to all those who visited us!
Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) is the first tool to benchmark countries' progress in achieving environmental democracy rights against an international standard - The UNEP 2010 Bali Guidelines on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration. It will assess the strength of national laws and implementation and will make the results freely available for comparison, discussion and learning on a new website that will be launched in second half of 2014.
CED Florozon and municipality of Centar signed a grant contract for realization of the project "Promotion of renewable sources of energy in municipality of Centar". This project aims through educational approach to promote the renewable sources of energy , and to consider the opportunities for sustainable economic development by usage of this kind of energy sources.
Specific project objectives are :
• Raising awareness of pupils in the municipality of Center on climate change and its impact
• Creating educational focal points in selected schools
• Training and development of the education sector by including it in the promotion of renewable energy sources and their direct participation in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases
• Increased media coverage on the topic - increased general public awareness and visibility thus provided.