†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Serbian Ecological Society, Belgrade

Date of interview: 15/6/2000

I. Identity of Organisation

Address

Belgrade Postal Code11000 Street:Takovska 43†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† webpage: http://www.des.org.yu

Tel. +38111 767-988 Fax +38111 769-903††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e_mail: rlausevi@eunet.yu

Contact persons: Dr. Radoje Lausevic Tel. +38111 767-988 Speaks: English

Legal Status

The Organisation is Association of citizenssince 1978

Aims

Developing and improving all ecological fields and stimulating research in all aspects of the discipline; propagating of ecological

awareness and morals in society; stimulating of ecological research results applications in practice; lobbying all social structures

involved in legislation as well as in laying down the rules and programs of scientific and technological development.

Members and Friends

With voting right: 105 Without voting right: 17Number of members/friends of whom have paid their membership fee: 105

Material Substructure

Office: Guest, Operating days: 9-16,Operating hours: 9-16

The organisation has access to personal computer and it is mainly uses it for Internet communication, desktop publishing

maintenance of Internet presentation, data storage and retrievalThere are databases inStructure

Activities Hall: Usually in theuniversity and research institutions

Performance material: no

Vehicles: rented or granted by university and research institutions

The organisation has : 2 members

For the organisation are offering voluntary work: 5 members.

In the organisation for other actions (printed matters or other activities) are payable members: 7 persons.

In the organisation for other actions (printed matters or other activities) are offering voluntary work: 5 persons.

Administrative board

Dr Ranka Popovic††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† president

Dr Radoje Lausevic††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† secretary

Dr Pavle Pavlovic††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† treasurer

Dr Ivica Radovic†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† editor

Dr Dmitar Lakusic††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† member

Dr Branka Stevanovic†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† member

Mr Vladimir Randelovic††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† member

Dr Ante Vujic†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† member

Mr Slobodan Puzovic†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† member

II. Activities

General Issue: Biodiversityprotection

Issue-Topic: Protection of endangered plant species

From1999To2000††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Issues-Topic Range†††††† National

Activities - Resaults:

Organization of educational programme for elementary school pupils about protection of endangered plant species

Elementary school pupils involved in painting and reintroduction of endangered plant species

General Issue: Environment protection (Outvote the protection activities)

Issue-Topic: Ecological aspect of environmental protection

The activity took place in 1996††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Issues-Topic Range†††††† International

Activities - Resaults:

Organization of 5 th Yugoslav Congress attended by 600 participants

Declaration on ecology and environment protection adopted and distributed to all interested parties in the country

More than 400 scientific papers were published(within Ekologija Vol. 32 and 33, Yu scientific journal)


General Issue: Information - sensitization of the public (Environmental education,

Citizens information, Campaigns, Publishes)

Issue-Topic: Protection of water ecosystems and water land

From1998To1999††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Issues-Topic Range†††††† National

Activities - Resaults:

Organization of the exhibition "Water gardens"

50.000 visitors were informed about the importance of water ecosystems and wetlands

Representatives of 25 editorial staff from press and mass media were informed on the subject and received appropriate

educational material

Issue-Topic: Publishing

From1998To2000††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Issues-Topic Range†††††† National

Activities - Resaults:

Establishing of "Small Ecological Library"

Publishing of three books with 2000 PC circulation, on different topics of environment and biodiversity protection

Future Actions

General Issue: Ecosystem protection

Issue - Topic:

Future Activities:

General Issue: Information - Senzitatron of the public

Future Activities:

III. Source of Information

Source of information: INTECOL International Ecological Society

Subject: general ecology

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

1/1978-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† monthly†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††† High

Source of information: ECOLOG American Ecological Society

Subject: general ecology

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

1/1999-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† daily†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††† High

Source of information: SILNEWS International Limn logical Society

Subject: water ecology

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

1/1996-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† quarterly††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††† High

Source of information: DEF Danube Environmental Forum

Subject: NGO cooperation, Environment protection

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

1/1999-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† daily††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††† Perfect


Source of information: REC International Environment Organization

Subject: Environment protection, Public campaign

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

1/1995-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† daily††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††† Perfect

Source of information: Local press, Printed matters of other NGO's, Public services,

Official releases from governmental authorities

Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative††††††††† Satisfaction level

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Future plans

Establishment of information exchange system at SES WEB site

IV. Relations with the Press

Title: "Politika"

Subject: environment protection

Type††††††††††††† Circulation††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Newspaper††††††† National††††††††† 1/1978-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common††††††††††††††††† High

Title: "Blic"

Subject: environment protection

Type††††††††††††† Circulation††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Newspaper††††††† National††††††††† 1/1999-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours††††††††††††††††† Moderate

Title: "Glas"

Subject: environment protection

Type††††††††††††† Circulation††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Newspaper††††††† National††††††††† 1/1999-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Theirs†††††††††††††††† Moderate

Title: NVO Glasnik

Subject: NVO cooperation, environment protection

Type††††††††††††† Circulation††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Magazine††††††††† National††††††††† 1/1999-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Theirs†††††††††††††††† Moderate

Future plans

Establishment of regular press-conference system and establishment of Electronic Buletinboard

V. Relations with Mass Media

Title: Radio and TV Srbija (RTS) - Pozajmljana planeta, Zeleni prsten

Subject: environment protection, Public participation

Type†††††††††††††† Range†††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

TV††††††††††††††††† National††††††††† 1/1996-††††††††††††††††††††† monthly††††††††††††††††††††† Common††††††††††††††† Perfect

Title: RTS Beogradski program (Belgrade program)

Subject: environment protection, Public participation

Type†††††††††††††† Range†††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

TV††††††††††††††††††† Local††††††††††† 1/1996-††††††††††††††††††††† monthly††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††††† High


Title: Zona ozona

Subject: environment protection, Public participation

Type†††††††††††††† Range†††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Radio††††††††††††††† Local††††††††††† 1/2000-††††††††††††††††††††† monthly††††††††††††††††††††††† Theirs†††††††††††††††† Perfect

Title: Radio Sava

Subject: environment protection, Public participation

Type†††††††††††††† Range†††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Radio††††††††††††††† Local††††††††††† 1/1997-††††††††††††††††††††† monthly††††††††††††††††††††† Common††††††††††††††† Perfect

Future plans

Organizing (yearly) workshops for representatives of mass media

VI. Relations with others ENGO

Name: Regional Environmental Center, Country Office Yugoslavia

Subject: Environment protection, Education

Nativity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Yes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1998-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common††††††††††††††† Perfect

Name: Danube Environment Forum(Int. NGO with the seat in Slovakia, Bratislava)

Subject: Environment protection, Public campaign

Nativity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Yes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1998-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††††† High

Name: Danube Environment Forum Yugoslavia

Subject: Public campaign

Nativity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

Yes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/2000-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common††††††††††††††† Perfect

Future plans

Establishment of Internet Conference at SES WEB site

VII. Relations with Public and Private Bodies

Name: Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

Subject: Ecology, Biodiversity, Education

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1977-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††††† Perfect

Name: Institute for Biological Research "Siniša Stankovic", Belgrade

Subject: Ecology, Education

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1977-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Common†††††††††††††††††† High

Name: Institute for Nature Protectionof Serbia

Subject: Publishing, Public campaigns

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1998-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††† Perfect


Name: Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad

Subject: Ecology

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1980-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††††† High

Name: Ministry for Environmental Protection of Republic of Serbia

Subject: 5th Yugoslav Ecological Congress

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1996-12/1998††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours†††††††††††††††††† Perfect

Name: Ministry for Science and Technology of Republic of Serbia

Subject: Publishing of EKOLOGIJA

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Initiative†††††††††† Satisfaction level

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1977-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ours††††††††††††††††† Moderate

Future plans

Improving of international cooperation

VIII. Printed material of the ENGO

Title: Acta Biologica Iugoslavica SERD EKOLOGIJA

Type††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††† Way of Publication

Magazine††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1965-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† two issues per year†††††††††††††††††††† Alone

Title: DESBILTEN

Type††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††† Way of Publication

Newspaper††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1995-††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† irregularly††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alone

Title: Cetiri obale (Four river banks)

Type††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††† Way of Publication

Book††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1999-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In cooperation with other public

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or private body

Title: Biljke koje nestaju (Wanishing plants)

Type††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††† Way of Publication

Book††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/1999-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In cooperation with other public

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or private body

Title: "I reke ubijaju - zar ne?" (They kill rivers - donít they?)

Type††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Time period†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Frequency†††††††††††††† Way of Publication

Book††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1/2000-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In cooperation with other public

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or private body

Future plans

Continuation of issuing Acta Biologica, Ser. D. EKOLOGIJA with two issues per year and continuation of issuing "Small Ecological

Library" with frequency of two books per year