Protecting rivers from dams and hydropower plants projects

Activists from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, France and Spain participated on 13 October 2018 in a workshop co-organised by the European Water Movement and the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation in Belgrade.

The main objective of this workshop was to think about how to protect the rivers and communities living nearby from dam and hydropower plant projects with high environmental and social impacts.

Workshop Dams

The contribution of hydropower to the energy transition and the fight against climate change in Europe was also discussed.

EWM for the rivers of Stara Planina 

A press release calling for a halt to hydropower projects in the Stara Planina region in Serbia was issued by the European Water Movement and the defenders of the Stara planina rivers.

hydropower plant Crnovrška River hydropower plant Stara Planina