Home page News Staff Contact

IPA Med Green Partnerships

In January 2013 started the implementation of Greenpartnerships project – local partnerships for green cities and regions, funded by MED Programme and IPA. Project includes 9 EU member states, and has been expanded by including Mediterranean countries which are candidates or potential candidates for EU membership. The project lasts 2.5 years, and in Bosnia and Herzegovina is implemented by Hydro Engineering Institute Sarajevo.

The main objective of the project is to strenghten the implementation of local public policies and strategies related to energy efficiency for sustainable local and regional development of the MED cities and local communities by:

  • developing a joint innovative approach including the development, promotion and testing of operational recommendations for overcoming the existing difficulties faced by local public authorities and,
  • enhancing cooperation of stakeholders in implementing energy efficiency measures by creating local partnerships.

More detailed information about project can be find on following link: http://www.greenpartnerships.eu/

5th Steering Committee Meeting of Green partnerships project on Cyprus

Within the Project MED Green Partnerships - Local Partnerships for greener cities and regions, the fifth coordination meeting was held in the Municipality of Lakatamia, Cyprus, in the period from 10 - 15 June of 2014. As part of the meeting, a number of study visits were organized as well as a temathic workshop:  How to Contribute to Energy Savings in Public Buildings and a conference on the subject: Turning to Local Fuels:  Energy Self Sufficiency and Adequacy.

The focus of the aforementioned workshop was a discussion on organisational measures and users' behaviour as a key factors in contributing to energy saving. The workshop was attended by representatives of all partners involved in the Green Partnerships Project, as well as by employees of the Municipality Lakatamia and its public administration and representatives of local energy companies.

A conference on the use of local fuels was organized as part of the Energy Efficiency Day celebration in the Municipality of Lakatamia. The conference was opened by the Minister of Energy and Commerce and local experts in the field of EE and renewable energy have presented various possibilities for the use of biomass in the Municipality of Lakatamia.

Study visits and examples of best practice in the field of EE and RES were implemented through various visits: Ministry of Energy, school, solar panels factory, wind-park. During the visit, the hosts have held several short presentations in order to inform the present partners about projects that have already been implemented. In addition, several site visits were organized: visits to the wastewater treatment, the nature park of Agia Napa, etc.



Read more ...
Development of Study for Reduction of Non-Revenue Water in the Sarajevo Canton
Read more ...
First workshop within the preparation of the Cantonal Plan of Environmental Protection for the Sarajevo Canton for the period 2016 – 2021 (KEAP)
Read more ...