Time frame: November 2018 – April 2019

Funding: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Beneficiary: POPs Office, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of the Republic of Macedonia

Project goal: By including experts in public relations and awareness raising, public healthcare, environmental protection, as well as other NGOs with relevant expertise to the topic, MES within this project endeavors to share the information to all stakeholders regarding lindane removal from OHIS in the most transparent and most appropriate manner.

Contact person: Svetlana Pejovic arsovska@mes.org.mk

Activities: Survey, visits to selected schools in the vicinity of OHIS, two awareness-raising workshops, public hearings and other public events.

MES News

MES celebrated World Wetlands Day at Prespa Lake

MES staff split into two teams in order to properly celebrate World Wetlands Day (February 2nd). One team trained rangers from NP Ezerani and National Park Galicica in water bird counts, whereas [...]

Lynx capture at Bukovikj locality

New lynx is here! 12 February 2020 the lynx team of the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES) box-trapped a new individual of the rare Balkan lynx in Bukovikj, near the town of Kichevo. [...]

Third national meeting with the Anti-poison working group

On 19 th of November 2019, The Macedonian Ecological Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning organized the third meeting of the National Anti-Poison [...]

Balkan Lynx Partner Meeting in Peja, Kosovo

A kick-off meeting for the fifth phase of the Balkan Lynx Recovery Programme took place in Pejа, Kosovo in the beginning of October this year. The meeting was attended by the partners from MES, [...]

Educational research camp for biodiversity of National Park Pelister

The transboundary nature of Prespa and Baba Mt. implores transboundary cooperation and coordination in order to achieve the efficient conservation of the region that PrespaNet strives for. [...]

International Vulture Awareness Day in the Skopje ZOO

On September 7th the Macedonian Ecological Society in collaboration with the Biology Students’ Research Society held a celebration for the International Vulture Awareness Day in the Skopje ZOO. [...]

Balkan lynx education in primary schools complete

Last week, 30 and 31 May 2019, we rounded off the educational activities for the schoolchildren of the primary schools in the Municipality of Mavrovo and Rostushe. Educational activities, [...]

Workshops on the process related to the disposal of the deposited lindane from the OHIS plant in Skopje

On 22 and 28 March in Skopje, two workshops were held in order to raise public awareness about the importance of removing the lindane from the small landfill in the OHIS plant, organized by the [...]

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