Monday, 13 December 2021

20th Sitting of the Environmental Protection Committee

At the sitting held on 13 December 2021, the members of the Environmental Protection Committee considered the 2020 Report on the State of the Environment in the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government.



The Report was presented by the Assistant Director of the Environmental Protection Agency Dr Tamara Perunovic who said that the review and assessment of the state of the environment for 2020 is based on indicators listed per thematic units as specified in the Rulebook on the National List of Environmental Protection Indicators.

Perunovic also spoke about air quality and climate monitoring, concentration of allergenic pollen and the quality of surface and groundwater.

Speaking of climatic conditions, she said that the rainfall in 2020 was average, while in terms of annual air temperature, 2020 is the seventh warmest year since 1951.

Perunovic went on to speak about waste management viz. municipal, industrial and pharmaceutical waste.

She informed the Committee members about the situation in the field of forestry, energy and tourism.

Speaking of environmental regulation, she pointed out that in 2020, the Republic Inspection completed 88% of the planned 90% of inspections, which can easily be termed a successful implementation of the legal regulations.

Assistant Minister Aleksandra Imsiragic Djuric then briefed the Committee members on the normative activities of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, saying that four new draft laws are being worked on, including the Draft Law amending the Law on Environmental Protection which will be put to public debated 2-21 December of this year, as well as the Draft Law on the Control of Major-Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances.

Milan Rogulja, representative of the Green Chair, also took part in the sitting.

Following a discussion, the Committee members unanimously proposed that the National Assembly accept the 2020 Report on the State of the Environment in the Republic of Serbia, submitted by the Government.

The sitting was chaired by Committee Chairman Dr Ljubinko Rakonjac and attended by the following Committee members and deputy members: Marija Todorovic, Jelena Obradovic, Marko Mladenovic, Ákos Újhelyi, Tomislav Jankovic, Vesna Krisanov, Velibor Milojicic, Stanislava Janosevic, Bogatinovic Zarko and Kostadinova Nevenka.








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  • 8.30 - sitting of the Subcommittee on the Science and Higher Education (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 9.00 - sitting of the Committee on Constitutional and Legislative Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 10.00 - continuation of the First Extraordinary Session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square)

  • 11.00 - MP Mirko Ostrogonac meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Zagreb and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 11.00 - sitting of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 12.00 - sitting of the Committee on the Economy, Regional Development, Trade, Tourism and Energy (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 3)

  • 12.00 - MP Miodrag Linta meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Croatia and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

  • 12.00 - press conference of the GREEN – LEFT CLUB, DON’T LET BELGRADE D(R)OWN, WE HAVE TO; Democratic Party – DS; People’s Party; UNITED – SSP, PSG, OVERTURN, SLOGA and WE HAVE TO – TOGETHER parliamentary groups (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 13.00 - press conference of MP Milovan Jakovljevic (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, Central Hall)

  • 14.00 - the members of the PGH with Germany meets with the German Ambassador to Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 2)

  • 15.00 - the Head of the PFG with the UK meets with representatives of the UK Embassy in Croatia and representatives of the UK Embassy in Serbia (National Assembly House, 13 Nikola Pasic Square, hall 4)

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