Energy Community and WISE project: women have a significant role in energy transition – support them!

Women are increasingly significant in the energy transition of South-East Europe (SEE) and their role is growing in importance, but it is necessary to support them and work to further strengthen their capacities, visibility, and representation. Following the successful realization of the first phase in Serbia, the Women in Sustainable Energy SEE (WISE SEE) project will soon launch in other countries in the region, with the aim of making a tangible contribution to the process of transition to clean and sustainable solutions and a more determined fight against climate change. The article has been originally published on the portal Balkan […]

Members of WISE expert network shine at Innovation Week

Four members of the WISE expert network took part in a panel titled A Smart and Sustainable Future: Climate. Energy. Architecture, held as part of Innovation Week 2018, confirming that women are committed leaders of sustainable development in Serbia. The panel was opened by Biljana Filipović, assistant environmental protection minister in charge of international cooperation and EU integration, who provided an overview of the current situation and planned activities in the area of climate change in Serbia and confirmed that the adoption of a law on climate change is expected in late 2018. Maja Turković, sustainable energy consultant, moderated this […]

WISE project presented at international workshop in Rome

Branislava Jovičić, project manager at WISE, has presented the results so far under the Women in Sustainable Energy project at the international workshop titled Knowledge Building on Women in Clean Energy. The WISE project was presented as an example of best practices in the collection of data on women’s representation in the sustainable energy sector. The workshop in Rome was organized by the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) in cooperation with the C3E-TCP initiative and the International Energy Agency (IEA). Speaking at the session titled Tools and methods to assess women workforce in […]

Biljana Filipović Đušić honored with two positions in European Health and Environment bodies

Biljana Filipović Đušić, Assistant Minister for international cooperation in the Serbian Ministry of Environmental protection and member of WISE expert network, has become a member of the European Environment and Health Task Force (EHTF) Bureau, the task force’s managing body. She was also elected to co-chair the European Environment and Health Process (EHP), as the first-ever Serbian representative. “Appointment to the EHTF Bureau and the EEHP co-chairing position I don’t see solely as a support to Serbia in the process closely linked to the European integration, but also as an incentive for further improvements in the field of environment, with […]

Conference “Women in Sustainable Energy – Leadership for Change”

CONFERENCE AGENDA The Center for the Promotion of Sustainable Development (CPOR) in partnership with the Swiss Cooperation Office (SECO) in the Republic of Serbia is organizing the conference “Women in Sustainable Energy – Leadership for Change”. The conference will be held on March 28th at the Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel in Belgrade, starting at 09:30. The WISE (Women in Sustainable Energy) expert network and the results of mapping women professionally engaged in sustainable energy, climate change and environmental protection will be presented at the conference. The conference will also feature a presentation of the results of research on the […]

The first research in Serbia on the role, attitudes, and position of women in sustainable energy

Who are the women who are professionally engaged in sustainable energy, climate change, and environmental protection in Serbia? Do women see the country’s energy future in fossil fuel or renewable energy sources? Do they have the same career advancement opportunities as men? Are women equally paid or earn less than men for the same work? These are only some of the questions raised by research within the project WISE SEE (Women in Sustainable Energy South-East Europe.) The project aims to examine the role, attitudes, and position of women in Serbia whose professions are in sustainable energy and, in a wider […]