CSO “Center for Climate Change” supported by Civic Mobilitas Programme in July 2020 has started the implementation of the Project “Citizen Platform for monitoring the EU negotiation for chapter 27” with main aim to monitor the EU negotiations for Chapter 27 – environment and climate change, and through cooperation with civil society organization active at environmental and climate sector to prepare shadow report on the current situation, the challenges and future priorities at the environmental and climate sector. By establishing the Platform for monitoring the negotiations for Chapter 27 and preparing the report, the civil society sector strives to have an active and constructive participation in the negotiations as well as to be a partner with public stakeholders, especially the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning. The partnership shall ensure transparency and involvement of all stakeholders in determining the current situation and priorities in the field of environment and climate change.
The Platform is expected to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to participate and monitor the negotiation process with the EU and to improve their role in the process of approximation and preparation for negotiations with the EU for Chapter 27.
At the same time, in order to achieve the goals and successful functioning of the Platform (P27), several workshops will be realized to raise the knowledge of civil society organizations about the negotiation process with the EU and the requirements of EU legislation for Chapter 27, will be developed communication strategy as well as methodology for monitoring and participation of the CSO at the monitoring process. As part of the project activities several coordination meetings with stakeholders will be also held. As a result of the implemented activities, it is expected in September 2021 to prepare a report on the position of the civil society sector for several sub-chapters under Chapter 27, which will be publicly presented to stakeholders.
In November 2021 was issued the First Shadow Report for Chapter 27.
The Second Shadow Report for Chapter 27 was issued in December 2022.