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Poor condition of municipal waste sanitary landfills

The Directorate for Environmental Assessment of the Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency, in the framework of the working plan for 2021, has monitored and assessed the condition of sanitary landfills and municipal waste transfer stations. During the period February-June 2021, were monitored and evaluated the condition of the municipal waste sanitary landfill in the Peja region, the municipal waste sanitary landfill in the Prizren region and the municipal waste transfer station in Gjakova.more

Invitation to tender

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency is seeking a local project administrator in Pristina, Kosovo, with experience in environmental international projects, knowledge of Kosovo, computer literacy and more to perform mostly project administrative tasks in the project Environmental Capacity Building on Data use in Kosovo 2021-2023.more

On 16 and 17 January, the International Waterfowl Census shall be marked

For the third time successively Kosovo joins the activity -International Waterfowl Census where its part will be voluntarily ornithologists, bird watchers, environmental NGOs, independent experts and nature lovers. This activity that takes place in the middle of January of each year, this year will be realized on January 16-17, 2021 and will include about 10 different wetlands throughout the country. more

13 Natural Monuments in the territory of the municipality of Gjilan are also taken into legal protection

The Municipal Assembly of Gjilan, in the meeting held on 24.12.2020, has approved the decisions for the protection of thirteen new natural zones in the territory of this municipality. This decision came after the initiative of the Kosovo Institute for Nature Protection. KINP in the realization framework of its program tasks in cooperation with the municipality of Gjilan during 2019, had completed the project of identification of natural heritage in the territory of this municipality. In the framework of this activity, after preliminary field research, some areas with natural values of botanical, hydrological, speleological and landscape character have been selected for protection, which are distinguished by special characteristics. more

The report of environmental indicators is published

So far, the Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency has drafted annual reports on the state of the environment, and specific reports on environmental sectors such as air, water, waste, nature, etc., which have included time periods of 1 to 5 years. Also the data and indicators used in the context of the assessment of the situation in these reports and assessments have mainly included shorter periods of time. “Kosovo Environment 2020, Environmental Indicators Report", is the first publication of its kind, that assesses the state of the environment based on the national list of environmental indicators, which includes a longer period of time. more


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