One more chapter of BESTbelt is starting!

The 2nd BESTbelt Call for Proposals received almost 100 applications from various organisations spreading along the European Green Belt. Now, the evaluation and selection of submissions are concluded. 17 new projects will officially start in the next months.


Learn more about how European Green Belt Youth Work Camps can support your conservation actions on the ground

In the frame of BESTbelt an online training on the implementation of European Green Belt Youth Work Camps takes place in January 2024.


The mountainous village of Stregna in Italy is model municipality of the Central European Green Belt 2023

A small and scattered mountainous community on the Italian-Slovenian border distinguished itself along the European Green Belt territory through an enduring vision and commitment to environmental protection, sustainable development, and the preservation of centuries-old traditions.


First steps taken to enhance the quality of hotspots for biodiversity, livestock and people in Topolovgrad Municipality

Two public water fountains, known as cheshma in Bulgaria, were restored near the village of Oreshnik in Topolovgrad by craftsmen with traditional knowledge. After the water returned to the long dried out cheshma, micro wetlands reappeared in the nearby area, creating wonderful conditions for the biodiversity of the area.


Time to harvest the initial fruits of the 1st BESTbelt Call!

Project information are online for the first BESTbelt-funded projects! Since end 2022, 11 great and exciting projects have derived from the 1st BESTbelt Call and are bearing initial fruits. Projects can be explored now online.


“ReCo”-Team on Tour – Finding solutions to enhance the European Green Belt

Within the project “ReCo – Restore to Connect” 12 partner organisations belonging to six countries from Poland to Italy join forces to identify and use the potentials along the EGB in order to contribute to coming EU Restoration Law.


Young eco-champions shine during European Green Belt Days in Stara Planina, Serbia

Young children from Kalna and Knjazevac schools made our European Green Belt Day memorable, learning waste management and environmental protection, leaving us all inspired!


Watch out! EGB Days are being celebrated from 18th to 24th September 2023

Every year the European Green Belt Days are being celebrated during the period of 18 to 24 of September. This year won’t be different and here are some examples of events that are taking place along the European Green Belt, hopefully close to you!


European Parliament Member delighted to see success in transnational cooperation for the protection of mires and wetlands

Deep in the European Green Belt between Germany and Czech Republic the BUND Department Green Belt introduced Jutta Paulus to mire and wetland restoration projects, and the close cooperation of BUND with the Šumava National Park.


Belty the German Green Belt Mascot visits the Bavarian Horticultural Show and discovers fresh new European Green Belt materials for kids

Sunday, 30.07.2023: Belty was very busy with visiting the Green Belt information booth of BUND with interesting materials about the EGB and participating at a mascot parade.

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