GAC / Environmental education & Waste management

“Development of Green Education Program in local level ”

A GIZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina, supporting municipalities in the Republic of Kosova on enforcing the waste managment system in municipalities and strengthening environmental community in educational institutions.

Project Overall Objective:    
·      Strengthening environmental community attitudes through sustainable education.

Project Specific Objectives:
·      Increase the participation of young people and society in environmental activities;
·      Strengthening the active citizenship in the process of environmental protection;
·      The creation of implementable model for the initiation and implementation of waste reduction program in  educational institutions in 10 municipalities in Kosovo;

Key Results:
·      
Increasing capacities of 3000 students-new members of green clubs, 100 teachers in the respective Municipalities;
·      Creation of a common system of waste separation and waste management in the spaces of schools;
·      Extension the number of Green Clubs into municipalities involved in the process aiming to increase the participation of active citizenship;
·      Awareness and empowerment of active citizenship in the process of environmental protection.

 

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Mitrovica,Vushtri, Drenas,Gjakova,Fushe Kosova, Ferizaj, Kamenice, Lipjan, Obiliq and Prizren

Implementation period:
2018/2019

 

 

GAC / Environmental education & Waste management

Extention of the waste separation at source pilots in 7 municipalities in Kosovo, Phase II

A BMZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina, supporting municipalities in the Republic of Kosova on enforcing the waste managment system in municipalities and strengthening environmental community in educational institutions.

Project Overall Objective:    
·      Strengthening the recycable solid waste colection system in municipalities of Kosova.

Key Results:
·      Increased awareness on waste separation;
·      Increased amounts of separated recyclables;
·      Enhanced capacities of the municipalities for implementation of objective into municipal waste management plas,and scale-up of separation at source project ;
·      Sustainability of the separation model;
·      Improved integration of informal waste collectors.

Project activities:
·      Advisory;
·      Recycling infrastructure;
·      Public awareness campaign;
·      Capacity development;
·      Monitoring the entire recycling process.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Local communities;
Vulnerable and marginalised groups in Kosovo;
Public utility companies.

Donors to the action:
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina, Fushe Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica and Prizren

Implementation period:
27.05.2019- 27.12.2019

GAC / Environmental education & Waste management

“Green Education Program- Implementation of environmental education program in educational institutions at national level ”

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Increase public Awareness regards environmental protection .

Key Results:
·     Capacity building of teaching staff in educational institutions;
·     Building and capacity building in 70 established green clubs, with a total of 3000 school students.

Project activities:
·   Activities for raising the level of education and environmental awareness;
·   Activities for the promotion of ideas and competitions for a cleaner and greener environment and the protection and promotion of natural resources and their cultivation;
·   Community activities to promote sustainable environmental development.

Target groups:
Pubic educational instritutions;
70 educational institutions;
3000 students from elementary schools ,secondary schools and universities;
70 teachers & lecturers.

Donors to the action:
Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Kosova.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Mitrovica, Vushtrri, Prizren, Drenas, Prishtina, Fushë Kosova and Gjakova.

Implementation period:
01.09.2019-31.12.2019

GAC / Environmental education & Waste management

Development and implementation of the awareness raising campaign “Ruje mos e Gjuj”

A Coca Cola funded project designed and implementet by GAC

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Institutional support for extention of the implementation of recyclable waste separation at source reform.

Key Results:
·   6 private universities are included into separation at source of recyclables and provided with infrastructure for recycling;
·   500 families in Vushtri Municipalities are provided with infrastructure for separation at source;
·   300 students receive training regard environmental protection;
·   45 tons of recyclable material was collected and provided to recycling industry.

Project activities:
·   Development of waste recycling campaign;
·   Increase capacity buildings through trainings in private university institutions;
·   Public information in the community;
·   Increase possibilities for income generation for package social center in Vushtrri.

Target groups:
Private Universities;
Private recycling collectors;
500 households in Vushtri Municipality;
Wider community.

Donors to the action:
Coca Cola HBC, PR Solution in partnership with Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Kosova MEPS and Municipalities.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina and  Vushtrri.

Implementation period:
01..03.2019-01.10.2019

GAC / Institutional support and capacity building & Waste management

"Reorganization of service and Expansion of basic waste management service in Vushtrri municipality"

A municipal funded project implementet by GAC

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Extending the service at the territorial level and increasing the performance of the municipality in improving the waste management sector.

Key Results:
·    Extension of basic services provided from 40 % of coverage to 100% coverage with basic services in Municipal territory;
·    12 collection points constructed;
·    4500 households included into basic services;
·    Increase the income generation for service provider.

Project activities:
·   Preparation of plans for reorganization of Municipal waste management service;
·   Provide infrastructure with Municipal support for 4500 families in Vushtri Municipality;
·   Construction and esthetic beatification of collection point in the city center;
·   Meetings with citizens and promotion to accept the municipality reform on basic services.

Target groups:
4500 household in Vushtri Municipality;
Public utility company.

Donors to the action:
Municipality of Vushtrri

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Vushtrri and Public utility company Uniteti.

Implementation period:
01.10.2018 - 01.03.2019

GAC / Institutional support and capacity building & Waste management

Preparation phase for implementation of the waste separation at source pilots in 7 municipalities in Kosovo, Phase I

A GIZ funded project implementet by GAC in 7 municipalities.

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Institutional technical support for the development, preparation and implementation of the plan for the start of waste separation at source reform.

Key Results:
·     Increased awareness on waste separation;
·     Increased amounts of separated recyclables;
·     Enhanced capacities of the municipalities for implementation and scale-up;
·     Sustainability of the separation model;
·     Market analyze;
·     Improved integration of informal waste collectors.

Project activities:
·   Public awareness campaign;
·   Advisory;
·   Capacity development;
·    Monitoring.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Local communities;
Vulnerable and marginalized groups in Kosovo;
Public utility companies.

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina, Fushe Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica and Prizren.

Implementation period:
04.02.2019 - 04.05.2019

GAC / Institutional support and capacity building & Waste management

“Home composting in Fushe Kosova Municipality”

A municipal funded project implementet by GAC.

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Develop a compressive strategy for separation at source of organic waste in Fushe Kosova Municipality.

Key Results:
·    Preparation of plans for set up municipal system of separation at source of organic fraction though home composting;
·    Development of awareness raising campaign into the community;
·    Procure and provide infrastructure for home composting bins for 2000 households in Fushe Kosova Villages.

-monitor the performance of the system

Project activities:
·    Public awareness campaign in 5 institutions and in 10000 citizens of Fushe Kosova villages;
·    2000 household are provided with infrastructure for the produce of organic soil;
·    Advisory support on preparation of plans;
·    Capacity development at municipal level;
·    Monitoring and reporting the reduce of quantity of waste separated.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Local communities;
2000 hoseholds;
Public utility companies.

Donors to the action:
Municipality of Fushe Kosova

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of  Fushe Kosova

Implementation period:
01.04.2018 - 01.11.2019

GAC / Professional services & Waste management

“Verification and categorization of households and businesses on the reception of solid waste management services”

A GIZ contracted service implementet by GAC.

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Preparation of real/up to date database in municipalities to compile the list of customers in the service of waste collection.

Key Results:
·    Number of the households and businesses active or inactive, receiving or not receiving SWM services in target municipalities verified and mapped;
·    Database built(My maps; Drenas, Decan, Fushe Kosova,Gjakova,Mitrovica,Vushtri);
·    Monitoring of the collection and amounts of recyclables collected by the public utility companies functional through the development of Forms Application.

Project activities:
·   Data collection;
·   Implementation of IT-tools;
·   Database creation;
·   Capacity building at municipal level;
·   Monitoring.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Public utility companies.

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Pristina, Fushe Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica & Prizren.

Implementation period:
12.11.2018-12.03.2019

GAC / Environmental education & Green Clubs

“Go Green Generation”

A BMZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina.

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Increasing awareness on environmental protection through Green Clubs in schools.

Key Results:
·    Increased participation of youth and increased civic accountability in environmental protection;
·    150 "Green Clubs" in elementary and secondary schools established and practicing 3R program.

Project activities:
·    Youth education;
·    Public awareness campaign.

Target groups:
Youth;
Local and central institutions/PUC;
General public.

Donors to the action:
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina, Fushe Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South Mitrovica, Prizren, Kamenica, Obiliq & Ferizaj.

Implementation period:
08.03.2018-08.03.2019

GAC / Environmental education & Green Clubs

“Greener Environment for a healthy society”

A US Embassy funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Strengthening institutional mechanisms to improve the environment in Kosovo.

Key Results:
·   Sensibilization of the society about the impact of the environment on human health;
·   Identification of environmental problems in the municipality of Pristina and Gjilan;
·   A stronger and more active citizenship in the process of Environmental Protection.

Project activities:
·   Public Education;
·   Increase of capacities of Youth Leaders in Prishtina and Gjilan Municipality;
·   Monitoring of the environmental situation in the municipality of Pristina and Gjilan;
·   The creation of a database on environmental issues that directly affect the health of citizens;
·   Awareness activities.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Wider communities.

Donors to the action:
US Embassy in Kosova.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina & Gjilan.

Implementation period:
01.09.2017-01.03.2018

GAC / Waste managment & Integration of informal waste collectors

“Less waste- more Jobs”

A BMZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·    Institutional technical support for the development, preparation and implementation of the plan for the start of waste separation at source reform.

Key Results:
·    Preparation of waste management plans and separation at source plans for local institutions in Kosovo, enhanced capacities of the municipalities for implementation and scale-up;
·    Sustainability of the separation model;
·    Market analyze, improved integration of informal waste collectors;
·    ncreased awareness on waste separation.

Project activities:
·    Public awareness campaign;
·    Advisory;
·    Capacity development;
·    Monitoring.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Local communities;
Vulnerable and marginalized groups in Kosovo;
Public utility companies;
Private companies.

Donors to the action:
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina, Fushe-Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South  and North Mitrovica & Prizren.

Implementation period:
01.08.2017-15.12.2017

GAC / Waste managment & Integration of informal waste collectors

“Strengthening social inclusion and economic empowerment of marginalized groups in Mitrovica"

A DRC & EU funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·  Strengthening social inclusion and economic empowerment of marginalized groups in Mitrovica by supporting dhe social company for solid waste recycling.

Key Results:
·    Increase the participation community in the recycling process;
·    Creation of implementable model of collection of recycle waste by marginalized groups;
·    Improve conditions of collection to informal sector;
·    Strengthening the active citizenship in the process of environmental protection.

Project activities:
·   Youth education;
·   Public awareness campaign;
·   Public awareness campaign;
·   Advisory;
·   Capacity development;
·   Monitoring.

Target groups:
Municipalities;
Public utility companies;
Informal sector and informal waste collectors.

Donors to the action:
Danish Refugee Council-DRC & European Union.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Municipality of Prishtina, Fushe-Kosova, Gjakova, Drenas, Vushtrri, South  and North Mitrovica & Prizren.

Implementation period:
01.12.2015- 01.04.2016

GAC / Eco turism & Environmental education

“Promoting the Kosovo Traditional Eco Culture"

A MDRK funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·  Promoting the Kosovo Traditional Eco Culture.

Key Results:
·   Production of the Video Documentary for the promotion of Kosovo traditions;
·   Presentation of the material in the public media in Kosovo.

Project activities:
·  Youth education;
·  Public awareness campaign;
·  Capacity building.

Target groups:
Local community;
SME's;

Donors to the action:
Ministry of Diaspora, Republic of Kosovo.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Diaspora.

Implementation period:
01.06.2014- 30.07.2014

GAC / Composting & Environmental education

“Neighborhood Compost"

A GIZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·  Introduction of neighborhood composts and public collaboration.

Key Results:
·  Decreased amount of organic waste in Pristina landfills;
·  Improved soil quality for use in municipal projects, community garden and potted plants;
·  Increased knowledge of environmental sustainability and organic recyclables;
·  Enhanced community relations between municipality, schools and residents;
·  Opportunity for residents to engage in volunteerism activities.

Project activities:
·  Youth education;
·  Public awareness campaign.

Target groups:
Local community;
SME's;

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC)

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Prishtina;
Hortikultura PC.

Implementation period:
01.04.2015-20.05.2015

GAC / Environmental education & Capacity building

“I want Art"

A Innovation LAB funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Promotion of the potential of you people with Down syndrome in arts and creativity.

Key Results:
·   Raising awareness of the society on the potential and the artistic creativity of young people with Down syndrome;
·   Advance the integration and promotion of equal opportunities versus diversity;
·   Capacity building through workshops, recreational and leisure activities;
·   Promotion of the 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) concept.

Project activities:
·   Youth education;
·   Creativity with reuse art;
·   New creative talent practice.

Target groups:
Local community;
Young people with Down syndrome.

Donors to the action:
Innovation Lab, EU, Ministri of Culture, Youth and Sports of Republic of Kosova.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Down Syndrome Kosova (DSK).

Implementation period:
01.02.2014-01.06.2014

GAC / Environmental education & 3R

“Celebration of 15 anniversary of German Cooperation"

A GIZ contracted service implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Promotion of Kosovar - German collaboration in the 15th anniversary of German Cooperation in Kosova.

Key Results:
·    Initiation of the separation process in 9 institutions;
·    6870 questionaries’ fully completed;
·    Data for the preparation of the action plan and strategy for waste separation in Pristina;
·    10 awareness activities executed in the city centre; 3 TV shows treated the activities.

Project activities:
·    Raise the awareness of citizens in Kosovo about the importance of waste separation to the protection of environment and improvement of economy in the country;
·   Stimulating the youth to contribute in the protection of environment and to promote the art of recycling;
·   Informing the public opinion about the importance and possibility to use needless objects in function of society;
·   Promoting GIZ work in the field of waste management in Kosovo;
·   Promotion of the 3R concept (Reuse, Reduce, Recycle).

Target groups:
Institutions;
Municipalities;
Community.

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Prishtina & Prizren;
Akademia Evolucion.

Implementation period:
01.09.2014-31.10.2014

GAC / Environmental education & Green Clubs

“Green Education"

A US embassy funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Establishing green clubs in public schools in Fushe Kosova and Obiliq.

Key Results:
·    Increased participation of young people and society in environmental activities;
·    Strengthening of active citizenship in the process of environmental protection;
·    Creation of an implementational model for the initiation and implementation of a program to reduce, re-use and recycling in the elementary schools in Fushe Kosova & Obiliq.

Project activities:
·   Increase of Capacities of students and teachers in 5 elementary schools which are 3 elementary schools in Obiliq and 2 elementary schools in Fushe Kosova Municipality;
·   Create a common system of waste division and management in schools premises;
·   Establishing of young volunteers association “Green Club” on increasing the participation of active citizenship and identification of needS;
·   Raising the awareness and encourage the active citizenship in the process of Environmental Protection.

Target groups:
Institutions;
Municipalities;
Schools;
Community.

Donors to the action:
US Embassy in Prishtina.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Fushe Kosova & Obiliq;

Implementation period:
01.04.2014-1.04.2015

GAC / Environmental education & Green Clubs

“I Think Green"

A FLC funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Establishing green clubs in public schools in and creating sustainable model of green clubs within public education institutions.

Key Results:
·    Expand the waste separation process and recycling to over 30 private and public companies and institutions;
·   Organise the proper disposal of the recyclable waste with recycling companies;
·   Reduce the amount of waste is currently disposed in the Land Fields;
·   Provide the “green clubs” with the income generation mechanism with “waste-to-money” process;
·    Build up capacities on waste separation and environmental education for “Green Clubs.

Project activities:
·    Increasing of Capacities of 10953 students and 519 teachers in 10 elementary schools in Pristina Municipality;
·    Creation of a common system in division and managing of waste in schools premises;
·    Establishing of young volunteers association “ Green Club Pristina” on increasing the participation of active citizenship and identification of needs;
·   Increasing the awareness on Reduce-Reuse-Recycle culture in society;
·   Awareness raising and empowerment of active citizenship in process of Environment Protection.

Target groups:
Green Clubs;
Municipalities;
Public utility companies;
Institutions.

Donors to the action:
Fund for Local Cooperation-Embassy of Finland.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Prishtina.

Implementation period:
2013-2014

GAC / Informal waste collectors & Green Clubs

“Ecofriend"

A FLC funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Establishing green clubs in public schools in and creating sustainable model of green clubs within public education institutions.

Key Results:
·   Expand the waste separation process and recycling to over 30 private and public companies and institutions;
·   Organise the proper disposal of the recyclable waste with recycling companies;
·   Reduce the amount of waste is currently disposed in the Land Fields;
·   Provide the “green clubs” with the income generation mechanism with “waste-to-money” process;
·   Build up capacities on waste separation and environmental education for “Green Clubs.

Project activities:
·    Practicing waste separation. recycle companies achieved economic growth through involvement of recyclable waste;
·    Halving of the quantity of general waste;
·    Monitoring;
·    The creation of active Green Clubs.

Target groups:
Green Clubs;
Municipalities;
Public utility companies;
Institutions.

Donors to the action:
Fund for Local Cooperation-Embassy of Finland.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Prishtina.

Implementation period:
2014-2015

GAC / Waste managment & Green Clubs

“Pristina and Gjilan recycles"

A GIZ funded project implemented by Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project Overall Objective:    
·   Introduction of recycling in Prishtina and Gjilan & Establishing green clubs in public schools in and creating sustainable model of green clubs within public education institutions.

Key Results:
·   Capacity Building for the Local Government;
·   Development and implementation of strategy for waste management in schools and institutions;
·   Increased participation of young people and society in environmental decision making;
·   Strengthening of active citizenship in the process of environmental protection;
·   Implementation of a reduce and waste recycle program for  51995 stakeholders (elementary schools and municipal institutions ;
·   Awareness of students, teachers and society on the importance of waste reduction process ;
·   Creation of the sustainability mechanism for green clubs (Eco Friend).

Project activities:
·   Supporting the participation of young people and society in environmental decision making;
·   Promotion of active citizenship in the process of environmental protection.

Target groups:
Green Clubs;
Municipalities;
Public utility companies;
Institutions.

Donors to the action:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH;
Municipality of Pristina;
Municipality of Gjilan.

Lead Manager or Partner:
Green Art Center - Prishtina (GAC).

Project implementation partners and/or benefitiaries:
Monicipality of Prishtina & Gjilan.

Implementation period:
2014-2016