'SENSE' programme for CSOs kicks off in Serbia

December 7, 2012
CSO INITIATIVE: REC Serbia launches the SENSE programme. Photo: REC Serbia

SENSE, a new civil society support programme aimed at strengthening environmental civil society in Serbia, kicked off officially on December 6, 2012. Following provisions of the EUR 2.2 million contract on cooperation signed between the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Regional Environmental Center, Country Office Serbia, the programme focuses on four clusters of activities: 1) granting support for environmental civil society organisations, 2) capacity-building trainings, 3) networking and public debate on relevant environmental issues, and 4) a media component that includes support for environmental journalism in Serbia.