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Who are we ?

Association „Center for Environmentally Sustainable Development” (CESD) Sarajevo is a non-governmental, non-profit and voluntary organization registered with the Federal Ministry of Justice on April 10, 2000.

The program goals and objectives of the Association are:

  • Raising awareness and improving the knowledge of young people and citizens about environmental protection and environmentally sustainable development;
  • Raising awareness and improving knowledge of young people and citizens about the importance, values ​​and protection of natural and cultural-historical heritage;
  • Improvement and promotion of sustainable tourism development and tourism offer in BiH at home and abroad;
  • Improvement and promotion of sustainable use of natural resources;
  • Strengthening the cooperation and action connectivity of all stakeholders in terms of development and improvement of environmental culture and tourist awareness of young people and citizens in general;
  • Commitment to integrate environmental culture into overall social development;
  • Strengthening of cooperation with relevant competent authorities, institutions and organizations in the field of education, economic and social activities on tasks and issues of interest for environmentally sustainable development;
  • Improving cooperation with similar organizations at home and abroad, in accordance with the statute and the law.

The Association is an education-oriented organization whose task is to raise awareness on environmental issues, and to cooperate with young people and citizens to identify problems and find solutions for environmental protection and improvement based on the principles of sustainable development.

In accordance with the Law, the Association performs the following activities:

  • Raising awareness and educating young people and citizens about environmental protection and environmentally sustainable development;
  • Raising awareness and educating young people and citizens about the importance, values and protection of natural and cultural-historical heritage;
  • Promoting sustainable tourism development and improving tourism offer in BiH at home and abroad;
  • Implementing projects in the field of fostering, application and promotion of resource efficiency;
  • Education and work on improving and promoting protection of karst ecosystems and speleology;
  • Developing action plans and programs in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development;
  • Work on interest and action connectivity of all stakeholders in terms of development and improvement of environmentally sustainable development;

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