solar panel watering a agricultural field

45 young people from the Balkan countries in the Albanian Energy Lab

EUCENA – European Citizen Energy Academy

Forty-five young people from Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Serbia participated in the meeting, with the aim of networking among young people and providing opportunities for sharing ideas, knowledge, best practices from the renewable energy sector.


Pilot trainings within the project entitled „EDINA – Energy-efficient development of special revitalisation zones and urban areas”

EDINA – Improving Energy Efficiency in Revitalisation

Training sessions on the energy efficiency of private buildings for representatives of local municipalities, property managers, and housing communities from cities, where municipal revitalisation programs was established or where subsidy programs support the renovation of private residential buildings.

Youth Activists against the Climate Crisis

Climate Heroes

As the climate crisis becomes one of the most important global challenges, it’s crucial to involve young people in building solutions and working towards positive change. The Climate Heroes project provides young people in Central and Eastern Europe with knowledge and supports them in starting their own environmental initiatives.


Revitalisation Academy – Web Seminar Series: Energy Efficiency of Buildings, Districts, Cities and Funding Issues – Summary by Edina Project

The EDINA project team organised a Spring Webinar session on energy efficiency „Revitalisation Academy – energy efficiency of buildings, districts, cities and funding issues (Web Seminar Series)” to approach EU goals for climate neutrality.

Humus per la Biosfera – Start of Soil Analysis

Humus per la Biosfera

In June a series of soil tests on experimental fields near Bronte started with the University of Catania. The humus content and growth will be measured over the next ten years using various factors.


Climate Action to the Table: Cycle of Conferences

Bringing Climate Action to the Table

The topic of the intersection between food and climate change is crucial in this day and age. The world food production system creates almost a third of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and is therefore one of the main reasons for the climate crisis we are experiencing right now.

Stakeholder dialogue in practice: Just Transition in the European car industry

Just Transition in the Car Industry

On May 12, 2022, the conference “Just Transition: Where is the European car industry heading?” was held in Brussels. Organised by German NELA. Next Economy Lab with the support of six partner organisations from, Croatia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany, the co-creative conference placed great emphasis on bringing together different stakeholders to enable and facilitate dialogue. Representatives at the conference included industry, environmental NGOs, academia, trade unions from Central and Eastern Europe, as well as policy makers from the European Commission and Parliament.

Steps towards optimised management with forest carbon sinks in Slovenia

Forests for Future

The Forest for Future project consortium has achieved essential steps that will contribute to the optimised management of forest carbon sinks in Slovenia.


Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action honors 21 Energy Scout teams in Berlin

Young Energy Europe 2.0

The Young Energy Europe project qualifies Energy Scouts across Europe to advance corporate climate protection. In 2021, 294 Energy Scouts from 108 companies have successfully completed the Young Energy Europe training.

EUKI in German TV: Report on Young Volunteers and Students within the Project Humus per la Biosfera

Humus per la Biosfera

A TV team from the Bayerische Rundfunk accompanied our activities to report on the daily Sicilian life of young German volunteers, who are contributing to nature protection and environmental education within the Humus project.