The Heinrich Böll Foundation is working with prominent Civil Society organizations and media outlets, in order to contribute to the goals of developing democracy, protecting the environment, and promoting independent culture.
Balkan Green Foundation (BGF) is a regional organization that promotes inclusive and equitable progress within the Western Balkans in the domain of sustainable development. Regional initiatives are undertaken on an ongoing basis to further convey BGF’s commitment towards regional sustainability, ensuring the strengthening and advancement of vital policies affecting key sectors, such as energy, environment, and economy.
Ulice za bicikliste is an independent organization committed to improving biking conditions and increasing the visibility of cyclists in highly-trafficked areas of Belgrade. Their goal is to change the city’s development policy to create a Belgrade for people and not for cars, pedestrianized squares, bicycle paths, lanes and parkings, a city centre without polluting traffic, better public transport and public bicycles as a public transport subsystem.
Ko gradi grad (Who Builds the City) is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the field of citizen-led housing initiatives in Serbia, addressing housing issues from several directions, including legal advocacy and direct action. Ko gradi grad is a member of the MOBA regional network of housing cooperatives, and are currently working on developing a Smart Building concept in Serbia.
D4D aims to influence the development of public policy in order to accelerate socio-economic development, improve governance, and strengthen democratic culture in Kosovo by promoting an active and educated citizenry that both fully participates in the public space and utilises the public arena of representation and decision-making to deliberate and build consensus over smart, efficient, and sustainable resource allocation as well as equitable development.
The BeFem feminist cultural center was created through an exchange of ideas between regional, Swedish and Serbian feminists. Through culture and political action in an international environment, BeFem aims to deconstruct stereotypes about feminism and encourage new generations to get involved and contribute to a reconstruction of reality. BeFem has been recognized in public discourse and is becoming a place where new centers of female empowerment, creativity, and resistence are being created.
Pescanik is an NGO founded in 2006. Its first product was a radio show, broadcast on Radio B92 from 2000 to 2011. Currently, it is a radio and TV show which is broadcast by 15 radio and TV stations throughout Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo. The Pescanik website was launched in 2007, and has thus far published over 20,000 articles by leading public intellectuals.
Bajsologija is an association interested in sustainable urban mobility, aiming to offer alternatives to current "auto-centric" policies, through its activities and initiatives. Together with bikers, associations, activists, and initiatives, Bajsologija is fighting for more sustainable cities and urban mobility which, in addition to cars, includes other modes of transportation as well.
EMINS is an independent organization specializing in public policy research and European integration advocacy at the local, national, regional and European level, raising citizens’ awareness of the importance of the European integration process, informing the public about all the relevant aspects of the process,creating conditions for the adequate application of European values and standards in the area of human rights protection and sustainable development of the community, for the purpose of building a democratic and modern Serbia in a united Europe.
The Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory at the University of Belgrade aims to conduct sysematic and long-term research into philosophy and social theory, provide opportunities for young researchers, and initiate dialogue with the wider scientific community through professional gatherings, workshops, and lectures
The RES foundation builds networks between companies, interest groups and civil society to provide public goods and services for the resilience of communities. It is headed by a team of committed public goods and policy development professionals with a focus on stakeholder coordination, climate change, energy poverty, circular economy, decarbonizing development, public goods advocacy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy sources
The Network of good Energy was founded at the initiative of the RES Foundation by the Cities of Pirot and Šabac and the Municipality of Vrbas with the youth organization "Mladi gorani Vojvodine" and the Belgrade Open School. As the first platform of its kind in the region, its focus is on long-term planning and fighting energy poverty, while complementing, encouraging and monitoring the public administration's efforts on this topic.