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We at CENER21 believe that people gathered around a common goal, approaching each other in good will and trusting in humanity’s greatest strength - the ability of human beings to create and change their surroundings based on ideas, imagination and passion - is the driving force of today, enabling permanent changes towards the future we envision for ourselves as individuals and as members of our societies.

Who We Are...

About us

Center for Energy, Environment and Resources (CENER21) is a non-governmental not for profit organization established in the year 2006 with the mission to contributing to sustainable development in South East Europe. CENER21 works directly with key stakeholders from international organizations, government, industry and local authorities deploying technical expertise in the areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, resource efficiency and cleaner production, nature conservation and biodiversity, energy efficiency and renewable energy. The organization develops and implements projects and solutions of national and regional importance applying sound knowledge, engaging stakeholders and employing policy dialogue. CENER21 recognizes the move towards circular economy as a key contributor to sustainable growth. Our organization helps policy makers in the region to develop, promote and implement innovative market-based solutions to major resource efficiency, climate and energy issues that balance both environmental and economic interests.

Technical areas

  • Sustainable development and sustainable natural resource management (forestry, waters, and land)

  • Implementation of the international environmental conventions (CBD, UNCCD, UNCCC)

  • Environmental protection and protected areas 

  • Women and youth empowerment

Geographical areas

Founded and operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the scope of activities within the South East Europe, and interest representation and networking in Central and Easter Europe.

Tools for action

  • Participatory approaches to planning and management 

  • Project management

  • Research

  • Capacity building

  • Social media

  • International/regional cooperation and networking

  • CSO and private sector partnerships