The report follows the progress of the Republic of Serbia in EU integrations in the areas of Chapter 27, Environment and Climate Change. Its focus will be on the lack of participation of citizens, civil society, and numerous interest groups in the environmental decision-making processes.
The report monitors the progress of reforms in the field of environmental protection, envisaged by the Chapter 27 in the process of accession of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union. The report emphasizes the lack of transparency in reporting on the state of the environment, as well as the decision-making process in this area.
The report is the 6th annual report that tackles important developments in the area of environmental protection and climate change in detail. This Coalition 27 reports primarily addresses the topics related to Chapter 27 discussed at the EU accession negotiations between March 2018 and February 2019 and as such it follows the annual report publication of the European Commission.
The report deals with the key events in the areas of environment and climate change (Chapter 27 in the EU accession negotiations) in the Republic of Serbia in the period from November 2017 to February 2018. The report assesses those events and makes recommendations for strengthening the process of transposition and implementation of the EU legislation covered by this chapter.
Chapter 27 in Serbia: Still under Construction (one year later)
November 2016 – September 2017
The report addresses the main developments in the field of Environment and Climate Change (Chapter 27 of the European Union acquis) in the Republic of Serbia. The report assesses these developments and offers recommendations for strengthening the process of transposing and implementing EU legislation covered by Chapter 27 in the Republic of Serbia.
The report addresses the main developments in the field of Environment and Climate Change (Chapter 27 of the European Union acquis) in the Republic of Serbia during the period September 2015 to October 2016. The report assesses these developments and offers recommendations for strengthening the process of transposing and implementing EU legislation covered by Chapter 27 in the Republic of Serbia.
Serbia on the Road to EU Accession: Securing ambition for Chapter 27
September 2014 – December 2015
The report outlines key developments in environmental and climate policy in Serbia, analyzes the challenges and makes recommendations on how to make progress. On this occasion, we also expressed our readiness to actively participate in the negotiation process and offer our expertise and capacities to ensure the best possible results, which will benefit all citizens of Serbia.
Overview of Chapter 27: Environment and Climate Change
The report in front of you is a joint contribution of civil society organisations to the discussion on environmental and climate change concerns that await us. We hereby reflect on the year behind us, in an attempt to contribute to the upcoming EU progress report on Serbia for 2014.