Podgorica – Representatives of NGO “Green home” presented yesterday collection of works of participants at round table “Possibilities for economic and tourist valorization of region of Prokletije” that as part of project “Sustainable development of mountains Prokletije” was held on April 3 in Plav.
NGO “Green home” in association with municipality of Plav and UNDP office at Podgorica realized the first phase of project from January to April and according words of PR manager Jelena Nelevic second phase of the project will be realized until December with support of World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
-Subject attracted large number of the interested in while 12 representatives from Republic institutions, NGO sector and local authorities through their lectures showed the way they see the problems of Prokletije. Collection contains decision on proclaiming regional parks at territory of Municipality of Plav, conclusions from scientific gathering “Protection and promotion of part of Plav Prokletije”, held in 1985, contact list of all participants and map of region – said Nelevic.
Coordinator of the project Natasa Durakovic said that the first phase of the project has as goal promotion of biological, ecological, cultural and other values of region of Prokletije as well as strengthening regional connections and showing domestic and international organizations to potential and necessity of investment into the region.
-We hope that the project will contribute to increase of consciousness of possibility of development of eco tourism and according our opinion one of conditions of development is awareness of public on values of Prokletije, legal protection and cooperation of all organizations, institutions and agencies in Republic of Montenegro and Albania at activities that will contribute to legal protection and economic valorization of potential of Prokletije – said Durakovic.
She said that during second phase of project is planned organizing of two days training – seminar for local NGOs.