The Association Ambrozija participated on the National Climate Conference

Representatives of the Ambrosia Association participated of the National Climate Conference held from 29th March till 9th  April 2021 online via Zoom platform. In the framework of the conference, on April 5, a workshop was held to define priorities in the implementation of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, for the biodiversity sectors and reducing air, water and soil pollution.

At the workshop, which had an interactive character, the President of the Association, Ambrosia Jasminka Pashaliska-Andonovska, shared with the participants the results of the project “Identification and monitoring of contaminated soils using innovative methodology” (MCSoil), as well as the long-term monitoring plan prepared within the project. for following the situation with soil pollution in the cross-border area in the Republic of North Macedonia.

The application of this methodology for monitoring the content of heavy metals in the topsoil is a tool that will contribute to better control of local communities over the activities of government institutions responsible for environmental protection and quality control.

Representatives of the Ambrosia Association contributed also in defining the priorities for the implementation of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, especially in the soil pollution sector, which will be extremely important in the coming period.

How to mitigate the effects of climate change and how important it is those activities to be part of policies and activities in all sectors, were the topics discussed at the National Climate Conference, organized by Eco Svest and CNVP and Ecologists Movement, with financial support from the European Union.