Milieukontakt International –local office Albania organized on 27th October 2010 National Conference as a closure of National Campaign – Act Now! Representatives from Central Government, Foreign bodies, civil society organizations, media, etc, participated in the meeting. Event was greeted by Mr. Fatmir Mediu, Minister of Environment, Forest and Water Administration, Mrs. Noeke Ruiter from Netherlands Embassy and REC Albania.
Campaign was running for more than one year expanded country wide and involving several stakeholders from central and local government, state institutions, civil society, focusing on water, air, waste and public participation problems and presenting at the same time initiatives undertaken and positive examples for improvement of these issues.
Campaign was characterized by diversity in activities implemented, materials produced, topics dealt and cities/communes involved.
Environmental organizations guaranteed in the Conference their engagement in environment protection, contributing in improvement of the situation in the country as stated in the Declaration below.