Preskočite na glavni sadržaj
The public and non-governmental associations can engage in various environmental protection activities and take part in various processes. For example, they can:
  • Take part in developing national and county/city environmental protection programmes,
  • Promote the development of environmental policies (by different subjects),
  • Take part in developing political party programmes,
  • Take part in environmental impact studies proposed by the national and local authorities and self-governments,
  • Be a part of advisory committees and councils,
  • Voice comments about draft bills, make their suggestions, and keep track of how laws are enforced,
  • Lobby with decision makers (Members of the Parliament, city councillors, administrative experts and so on),
  • Voice comments during local urban planning processes,
  • Write their own expert reports,
  • Publicly call out stakeholders who fail to abide by regulations,
  • Take part in the realisation of various projects and programmes with other stakeholders,
  • Organise scientific consultations/workshops and other forms of education,
  • Organise events to celebrate important environmental protection dates,
  • Forge alliances with other stakeholders,
  • Organise campaigns,
  • Collaborate with the media,
  • Organise protests, and so on.

(Source: Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe: (Public Participation in Making Local Environmental Decisions Handbook - Current Practices and Future Options, editors of the series: Nagy M. T., Bowman M., Dusik J., Jendroska J., Stec S., van der Zwiep Karel, Zlinsky J., Perko I.:  Croatia, Budapest, 1994)