A round table named “Climate Change in Montenegro” was held in Berane, attended by representatives of relevant secretariats of the Berane Municipality, Aarhus Center and NGOs.
In addition to analyzing the negative impact of climate change on agriculture, tourism, urban development and quality of life, the importance of developing the Adaptation Strategy on Climate Change for the Berane Municipality was also discussed. The Director of the North Land informed the participants that at the end of March, The organization sent the Initiative to the Berane Municipality Mayor in order to start the development of the mentioned Strategy.
The Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change for the Berane Municipality is a document that comprehensively reviews the state and needs in the field of climate change adaptation, and defines measures of adaptation and mitigation on them. The adoption of such a document would create all the necessary prerequisites for the sustainable development of the Berane municipality, especially in terms of improving agriculture, urban development and tourism.
During this event, the Organization’s intention was also to mention the Memorandum of Cooperation between the NGOs North Land and the Municipality of Berane in the field of climate policy implementation.
Also, the Handbook of Good Practice Examples in this area was presented at this Round Table.
The round table was organized through the project “Climate change – the challenge of the future”, financed through the project “Together for a better climate in Montenegro” and implemented with the financial support of the European Union and the Ministry of Public Administration.