English language chat

Despite the final activities of the project Youth for a Clean Adriatic and preparations for the eco camp on Ada, the NGO Naša akcija continues with the education of young people and a summer English language chat. This month, our guest speaker was Oxford Lee, a Marine at the US Embassy in Podgorica. Young people had the opportunity to learn about the life of a young person in this service, obligations, as well as beautiful and difficult situations. We are continuing the month with the support of the European Endowment for Democracy and the Municipality of Kotor with training on digitalization / security on the Internet as well as training on “Youth and Culture”. “We invite all young people to follow our organization’s Instagram and FB page and get involved in the summer program, actions and educational / creative workshops. New members are always welcome.”

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Donations for schools in Kotor, Tivat and Herceg Novi

In the previous days, the NGO “Nasa akcija” donated smart boards to the Elementary School “Veljko Drobnjakovic” Risan, Elementary School “Njegos” Kotor and Elementary School “Nikola Djurkovic” in Radanovici. The donation is planned for eco sections of schools, and will facilitate online access and presentations to students of these educational institutions. The equipment is provided by the European Union, within a project that contributes to raising awareness of young people about proper waste disposal and environmental protection. The project “YOU thdrive”, funded by the EU, will contribute to proper waste disposal. The project is also intended to create a basis for improving the existing legislation in this area. Recall, the project “YOUTH DRIVE” within the IPA cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, funded by the European Union with more than 232,000 EUR. Our action “, from Kotor. The realization of the project is planned in the period from 15 November 2019 to October 15 this year, while the total value of the project is 279,200 EUR.Our NGO has dedicated in recent years to the arrangement and renovation of educational institutions in Kotor, with the aim of improving conditions for our youngest citizens. Acting concretely and actively, not only in terms of raising environmental awareness, but also in terms of the need for institutions and overall social responsibility. In the coming period, donations are also planned for schools that are partners in the project in the municipalities of Tivat and Herceg Novi “, said the NGO” Our Action “. European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina European Union in Montenegro # CBCBIHMNE # NVONasaakcija # NGOOuraction # cbcbihmne # cross-border cooperation # YOUthDrive #European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina #European Union in Montenegro

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Eco camp for young people, Velika plaža, Ulcinj

Last weekend the NGO Naša akcija held its traditional spring eco camp for young people. This year we joined our friends behind the organization MSJA – Dr. Martin Schneider-Jacoby Association and the project “Coast of Ulcinj without plastic” funded by GIZ, by holding two separate cleaning actions and planting actions. In addition, a new team of young people learned to set up and live in the camp, set up tents, with workshops on ecology as well as the need to protect and the role of sand dunes.

This activity was supported through the project “Advancing the Resolute and Tangible
Environ-mental Implementation of Standards (ARTEMIS) ”, with financial support from the Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, and a project“ Youth for a Clean Adriatic ”supported by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco.

Cleaning action Buljarica, Budva

A hard-working team of young people on this day with a gloomy prognosis decided to do something valuable. Volunteers of the NGO Naša akcija, which was joined by the Youth Team Tivat and members of the Association for the Research of Marine Mammals, cleaned the rest of Buljarica, which we did not complete on December 1 in the first phase. After the action, there was time for a very diverse team of young people from Podgorica, Danilovgrad, Cetinje, Kotor and Tivat to socialize and get to know each other, talk and plan the next activities.

This activity was supported through the project “Advancing the Resolute and Tangible
Environ-mental Implementation of Standards (ARTEMIS) ”, with financial support from the Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, and the project“ Youth for a Clean Adriatic ”supported by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco.

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Pržno Bay – cleaning of the rocky shore and hiking trail

On Sunday, May 9, organized by the Municipality of Tivat and the NGO Naša akcija, an action was held to clean the rocky shore of Pržno Bay and the Pržno-Grabovac hiking trail. Over 80 volunteers participated in the action in three phases. The first phase The utility company Tivat started clearing the hiking trail from Pržno to Grabovac, the second phase Protection services and DVD companies from Tivat started cleaning the trail from Grabovac to lower. The third phase was the cleaning of the left and right branches of Pržno Bay, with a focus on the rocky shore and shrubs where there was a lot of waste caused by the sea. The activities were led by young volunteers of the NGO Naša akcija, joined by the Youth Team Tivat, the Association for Marine Mammal Research from Radovići, and the Society for Education and Development INESCA. 5m3 of waste was collected.
In addition to this environmental activity, the action also contained a humanitarian element. Namely, for the needs of the Facebook initiative “Our little is crucial to someone”, the volunteers collected donations for the auction, the funds of which will be sent to the treatment of children in the organization Be Human.

We truly thank all the participants who contributed to this activity with donations and work, and with so much positivism.

This activity was supported through the project “Advancing the Resolute and Tangible
Environ-mental Implementation of Standards (ARTEMIS) ”, with financial support from the Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, and a project“ Youth for a Clean Adriatic ”supported by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco.



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Skadar lake cleaning action

At the invitation of local NGO organizations, NGO Our action today responded to the invitation of local organizations from Virpazar and participated in the action of cleaning the Skadar lake, especially because we ourselves are focused on cleaning the shores of the sea and lakes through various projects.
This action was organized by: BrodMilica, Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group, KonobaBadanj, OcistiMe, MontagnaTravel, and UndiscoveredMontenegro, and the Youth Team Tivat and Knightsbridge School from Tivat joined.

This activity was supported through the project “Advancing the Resolute and Tangible
Environ-mental Implementation of Standards (ARTEMIS) ”, with financial support from the Balkans
Trust for Democracy, the German Marshall Fund project of the United States and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, and the “Youth for a Clean Adriatic” project supported by BeMed and the Prince Albert II Foundation of Monaco.

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1st May Gorica cleanup

May 1st for NGO Our action is another day to help others and nature. This time again on the field with the Association of Gorica Lovers in pulling out dried trees for fire protection on the roundabout to the right of the monument. Whenever they have free time, sincerely dedicated volunteers are happy to help others. This activity and support in Gorica is part of our program “Nature for the physical and mental health of young people” with the support of the European endowment for democracy.

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Volunteer support to the Association of Gorica Hill supporters

After a break of several months, we are finally on the field together with our friends, the Association of Gorica Lovers. This time, fire protection was being done, a dozen dried pines and cypresses were pulled out of the forest with a bunch of branches. While over 20 volunteers of our organization are on the action of cleaning Vrmac, the younger team, under the watchful eye of the new coordinator for Podgorica, Andreja Stevović, came to help in Gorica.
This activity and support in Gorica is part of our program “Nature for the physical and mental health of young people” with the support of the European endowment for democracy.

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Successfully completed a large action of cleaning on the Vrmac mountain

As a sign of the celebration of Earth Day, the action of cleaning mountain Vrmac was completed today with incredible success. The action included cleaning fire-fighting roads and hiking trails, as well as collecting waste from the slopes of the Tivat and Kotor sides. The trail Lepetane-Orašje and Plavda-Orašje was cleaned by the teams of the Tivat Protection Service with the voluntary fire brigades from Tivat and Boka. The Pod Kuk – Gornja Lastva trail was cleaned by members of the Triathlon Club Herceg Novi and Kotor and the mountaineering club “Vjeverica”. From the big hut on the Vrmac plateau, 56 volunteers headed in 5 directions in the action of cleaning the waste, of which the most difficult location was right next to the Škaljari fortress, primarily due to the large number of tires. 10m3 of waste was collected. The volunteers were primarily young people from the NGO Naša akcija, the Tivat Youth Team and the Knightsbridge School, but were also joined by families from both cities. The action was organized by the Municipality of Tivat, the Municipality of Kotor and the NGO Naša akcija, with the support of Porto Montenegro and the Tourist Organization of Tivat, as well as utilities of both cities.
The NGO Naša akcija initiated this activity as part of the program “Nature for the mental and physical health of young people” supported by the European Endowment for Democracy.
We thank all the participants and volunteers who dedicated their day to Vrmac.

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