The project “Development of the in West Balkan and Turkey: giving citizens a voice to influence the environmental process reforms for closer EU integration” started on December 1st 2012 and shall run until December 2016.

It is implemented by punto.sud (Italy) as leading organization; Advocacy Training & Resource Center – ATRC (Kosovo), Co-PLAN (Albania), Environment Ambassadors for Sustainable Development – EASD (Serbia), TEMA (Turkey), European Environmental Bureau – EEB (Belgium), 4x4x4 Balkan Bridges Skopje (Republic of Macedonia) as implementing partners.

The project purpose is to achieve a greater commitment and capacity of the partners to give citizens a voice and influence public sector reform processes in the environment sector through analysis, monitoring and advocacy and in welcoming the standards of the environment acquis.

The project strategy is expected to consolidate the role in fostering the state-civil society dialogue at national and regional levels, in analyzing and monitoring the on-going process reforms and finally at providing actual opportunities to give citizens and CSOs a voice in the environmental reform process and in the integration with EU.