“We have to shift our emphasis from economic efficiency and materialism towards a sustainable quality of life and to healing of our society, of our people and our ecological systems...” Janet Holmes à Court


About Us
A Few Words About Us Our Goals Our Structure  BENA-Network-Activities 

Our research deals with the current state of science in pollution and we perform: field sampling, laboratory preparation and database management functions.

Our Social and Environmental Sustainability relies on Principles and Concepts of a Sustainable Community Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. We plan and organize scientifically events and activities on environmental issues and trends.


Our main goals are:

to examine and appraise the current problems of environmental protection on a regional, national and international basis,

to advise the regulatory bodies of the various Balkan countries about decisions concerning the evaluation of the risk of chemicals and physical agents,

to develop international cooperation on reducing transboundary pollution,

to develop strategies and options for the environmental protection of the Balkan rivers, lakes and wetlands,

to develop the environmental quality management systems for the Balkan region,

to develop international programs for the restoration and the sustainable improvement of the ecological safety of cross-border regions.

Our structure is based on a decentralized network consists of:

   National Bureaus,

   Liaison Offices and

   International Centers and Offices

   located in our members' countries.