Project “Participation of citizens in the creation of public policies in the field of environmental protection in Novi Pazar” has started

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The CSO Monitor from Novi Pazar, with the support of WWF Adria, with the funds of the European Union as part of the project “Actions of Serbia in the field of environmental protection, nature and climate – Safe nature and climate” in the period from March 2023 to February 2024, is implementing a project called “Participation of citizens in the creation of public policies in the field of environmental protection in Novi Pazar”.

The general goal of the project is to improve local environmental protection policies in the city of Novi Pazar in the period 2022-2030 through dialogue and active engagement of citizens in their creation. The specific objectives of the project are:

1) Draft documents of the local environmental protection policy for the city of Novi Pazar for the period 2022-2030;

2) Establish a dialogue between all key actors in the development of a local environmental protection policy document for the city of Novi Pazar for the period 2022-2030 in accordance with the needs of the local community for environmental protection;

3) Establish an advocacy process for the adoption of the document of the local environmental protection policy of the city of Novi Pazar for the period 2022-2030;

4) Raise citizens’ awareness of the importance of documents of local environmental protection policies for achieving a higher level of environmental safety in the local community of Novi Pazar for the period 2022-2030.

The implementation of the project will: create a basis for eliminating the problem of the current lack of local environmental protection policy documents for the city of Novi Pazar for the period 2022-2030, as well as for solving the issue of environmental threats in Novi Pazar; established dialogue between the public on the one hand and representatives of the local self-government on the other in assessing the state and needs of environmental security of all relevant actors, which will give the representatives of the local self-government the opportunity to directly hear the opinions of citizens and non-state actors at public consultations regarding the preparation of local protection policy documents environment; carried out advocacy for the adoption of local environmental protection policy documents for the city of Novi Pazar; raised awareness and knowledge of the citizens of Novi Pazar about the possibilities of using documents of the local environmental protection policy to initiate some activities, as well as monitoring the work of the local self-government in the field of environmental protection.

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