Our webinar series - More green experts introduced
2023. 06. 16.
In the framework of the Center of Excellence in Green Transition. we have held several webinars in recent months on topics such as a EU LIFE programme, climate strategy, wastewater management, geological measurements...
The Western Balkans Green Center as the leader of the so-called Green Way “Zöld út” consortia and partnership just started its own awareness-raising campaign focusing on circular economy, waste management and...
13. Joint Economic Commission in Serbia
2023. 05. 12.
The delegation of the Western Balkans Green Center participated in the expert level and plenary session of the 13th Hungarian-Serbian Joint Economic Commission, held in Belgrade, on 9-10 May 2023.
Our webinar series: from geological measurements to urban sustainability
2023. 05. 09.
In the framework of the Center of Excellence in Green Transition, the GeoGold Kárpátia Ltd. and the Centre of Sustainable Communities have presented their professional tasks.
Earth Day - TeSzedd! campaign
2023. 05. 02.
On Earth Day, the national TeSzedd! campaign started, which the Western Balkans Green Center also joined on 26 April.
The Center of Excellence in Green Transition had two extremely useful presentations on Hungarian climate and environmental projects included the Water MiniLab start-up and the NAGiS system.
Center of Excellence in Green Transition: Green and Hungarian
2023. 04. 12.
The Center of Excellence in Green Transition has launched a new webinar series. This time we are featuring Hungarian climate and environmental organisations and their projects.
Hungarian Delegation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
2023. 03. 20.
On 16-17 March 2023, as part of the Hungarian Delegation the managing director of the Green Center visited Bosnia and Herzegovina, where discussions were held with several state leaders on possible future fields of...
Green ’Work Week’ in Skopje
2022. 11. 29.
A Western Balkans Green Centre delegation visited Skopje from 15-18 November 2022.
II Hungarian Battery Day
2022. 10. 24.
The II Hungarian Battery Day 2022 was organized in Budapest by the Hungarian Battery Association (HUBA) and the White Paper Consulting to promote the development of the Hungarian battery industry and its integration...
Green Finance Conference 2022
2022. 10. 24.
The Hungarian National Bank organised the fourth Green Finance Conference on 6 October 2022.
„Pilot project through training and the use of ecorobots to support Bosnia and Herzegovina’s climate protection goals” - workshop
2022. 10. 10.
On 29 September 2022, a professional workshop for the project „Pilot project through training and the use of ecorobots to support Bosnia and Herzegovina’s climate protection goals” , – supported by the Western...
Improving the water quality of Lake Palic II
2022. 09. 30.
On 21 September 2022, the final conference of the project "Improving the water quality of Lake Palic II" was organised.
IFC CSEE IFI Investment Promotion and Business Opportunities Conference
2022. 09. 23.
On 14 September 2022, the IFC CSEE IFI Investment Promotion and Business Opportunities Conference took place in Belgrade, Serbia.
Energy Week -Western Balkans 2022
2022. 09. 20.
The first "Energy Week -Western Balkans" three-day conference series took place in Budva, Montenegro, from 6-8 September 2022.
2022. 07. 04.
The WBGC appeared on climate related events
The Hungarian Presidency of the V4 Group ended with a climate conference
2022. 07. 01.
Hungary's presidency of the Visegrad Group (V4) ended on the 30 June 2022
Closing our latest webinar series about the role of green bonds in the energy transition
2022. 06. 08.
Green bonds can be key instruments to finance the transition towards a low-carbon economy
GreenTech 2022 conference
2022. 05. 27.
GreenTech conference: climate protection and economic competitiveness
The Western Balkans Green Center was an exhibitor at the 89th Novi Sad Fair
2022. 05. 26.
The WBGC was an exhibitor at the 89th Novi Sad Fair
Webinar: Green bonds supporting investments in sustainable buildings
2022. 05. 04.
The next session of the Green Finance webinar will be on the 5th of May
Facilitating the green transition in the Western Balkans at the XXIII. International Economic Fair Mostar
2022. 04. 14.
The Western Balkans Green Center was an exhibitor at the XXIII. International Economic Fair Mostar
Webinar series: Government bonds issuance to support national green programmes
2022. 04. 12.
The second session of the green finance webinar was about the government green bonds issuance
Webinar Series: The Role of Green Bonds in the Energy Transition
2022. 03. 24.
The first session of the green finance webinar series is about the green bonds
Introducing a new webinar series: The role of green bonds in the energy transition
2022. 03. 16.
New webinar series on green finance
2022. 02. 01.
The Center of Excellence for Green Transition in the Western Balkans started the year with an inspiring workshop on air quality.
Call for Applications of the Western Balkans Green Program is open
2021. 11. 15.
The Call for Applications of the Western Balkans Climate Protection Grant Program (WBGC-2021/4) is open until 20 December 2021.
Further high-quality projects approved to boost green agenda in the Western Balkans
2021. 11. 15.
Following evaluations, 12 high-quality projects will receive a total of approximately HUF 410 million funding under the Western Balkans Climate Protection Grant Program.
Options for the recultivation of Lake Palic
2021. 09. 17.
On September 15, VTK Innosystem Kft., the beneficiary of the WBGC-1 Grant Program implemented by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology’s (MIT) green development agency, the Western Balkans Green Center Llc....
Clean Air Regions Initiative held its first workshop
2021. 09. 10.
The first workshop of the CEGT's (Center of Excellence in Green Transition for the Western Balkans) "Clean Air Regions Initiative" (CARI) programme was widely recognized as a great success. Presentations were...
The new Call for Applications of the Western Balkans Green Programme closed with significant interest
2021. 08. 26.
Despite recent difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the new grant call for climate protection projects of the Western Balkans Green Center has attracted significant interest, as announced by Attila Steiner,...
Historic Development Expected in the Western Balkans
2021. 07. 27.
László Örlős, Managing Director of the Western Balkans Green Center Nonprofit Llc. (Green Center), was interviewed by Diplomatic Magazine. During the conversation he stressed that we are facing a decade of crucial...
GREEN FINANCE AND FOREIGN MARKET POSSIBILITIES FOR HUNGARIAN COMPANIES – PODCAST INTERVIEW
2021. 07. 27.
László Örlős, Managing Director of the Western Balkans Green Center (WBGC) was the latest guest of Green Policy Center’s „CLIMATE – Green Policy Minutes” podcast. Regarding the interview topic, László Örlős...
WBGC/3: Call available in English!
2021. 07. 13.
WBGC/3: Call available in English!
The Call for Applications for Grant Financing Opportunity for Preparatory and Capacity Building Activities Related to Climate Protection Projects in the Western Balkans Region...
The Western Balkans Green Center has launched it's third Call for Applications
2021. 06. 23.
WBGC’s third Call for Applications (WBGC/3) for climate protection activities in the Western Balkans region is now accepting applications!
Hungary supports the green transition of the Western Balkans economies within the framework of international cooperation
2021. 06. 16.
Attila Steiner, State Secretary for the Development of Circular Economy, Energy and Climate Policy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Janez Kopač, Director of the Vienna-based Energy Community Secretariat on...
Climate Neutrality and the Western Balkans in terms of regional cooperation
2021. 06. 04.
On 3 June 2021, the Green Policy Center and the Equilibrium Institute organized a large-scale online event titled ’Climate-neutral Hungary 2050’. The even reflected on the adoption of the Act XLIV of 2020 on Climate...
Sustainable finance solutions in Central and Eastern Europe
2021. 05. 26.
The International Sustainable Finance Centre (ISFC) hosted the first Central and Eastern Europe Sustainable Finance Summit on 17-21 May 2021, the first ever conference on the different aspects and contexts of finance...
2021. 04. 30.
The Western Balkans Green Center (WBGC) has participated in the international panel discussion of Ökoindustria 2021 taking place on April 28-30, 2021. This time, the exhibition of the Hungarian green industry...
New projects of the Western Balkans Green Centre are available on the Energy Community's investment coordination platform
2021. 03. 23.
The Vienna-based Energy Community's Donors' and IFIs' Coordination meeting took place on March 17, 2021, to which the Western Balkans Green Centre (WBGC), a development agency with an international mandate under the...
Hungarian companies and higher education institutions contributing to the development of the Western Balkans
2021. 03. 17.
The Call for Applications of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology (MIT), aiming to support climate protection efforts of the countries of the Western Balkans region and expanding export opportunities of...
The Center’s second Call has been closed
2020. 12. 16.
Despite all the economic challenges due to the pandemic our second Call for climate protection activities attracted significant attention. The applications are of high quality, that prove the preparedness and...
Belt and Road Energy Partnership Cooperation Forum
2020. 12. 03.
The second Belt and Road Energy Cooperation Forum, titled: „Green Energy Investment Promotes Inclusive Economic Recovery” was organized by the National Energy Administration of China on 3 December 2020.
Article about WBGC’s Call in Hungarian National Journal
2020. 12. 02.
Supporting the Western Balkans through investment and foster cooperation in climate-protection are the milestones of WBGC’s activities, as the article states.
Albania and Serbia in focus of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – an online event with WBGC’s contributions
2020. 11. 26.
The Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the Green Center organized an online event about Albanian and Serbian export markets and available funds on 25 november 2020.
WBGC/2: FAQ available!
2020. 11. 25.
FAQ in Hungarian is ready to help applicants in preparing their applications for our Call for financing climate protection projects in the WesternBalkans. The document will be updated on a weekly basis until the...
Western Balkans: the coal keg of Europe as a trigger of change?
2020. 11. 24.
An oped by László Örlős, Managing Director on CEENERGY NEWS about the energy sector challenges, climate financing opportunities of the Western Balkans and Hungary’s Green Center’s role in fostering a real green...
WBGC/2: Call available in English!
2020. 11. 16.
The Call for Applications for Grant Financing Opportunity for Preparatory and Capacity Building Activities Related to Climate Protection Projects in the Western Balkans Region (Call, WBGC/2) is now available in...
The Western Balkans Green Center has launched ist second Call for Applications
2020. 11. 06.
WBGC’s second Call for Applications (WBGC/2) for climate protection activities in the Western Balkans region is now accepting applications!
Sustainable finance and investment
2020. 10. 12.
László Örlős, our Managing Director moderated the discussion „Sustainable finance and investment” at the first Budapest Climate Summit.
Registration started: WBGC-2020/2
2020. 10. 05.
Registration for interested parties in WBGC’s second Call for Applications for climate protection activities in the Western Balkans region has started!
Virtual information day: Climate finance – opportunities in the Western Balkans
2020. 09. 25.
A virtual info day was held on 25 September 2020 about the second Call for Applications for climate protection activities of Hungarian enterprises in the Western Balkans region, which is expected to be launched...
Our partner event: the Budapest Climate Summit
2020. 09. 16.
Budapest Climate Summit is a niche event focusing on the green transition of the CEE region, taking place on 9 October 2020 for the first time.
Our projects listed on Energy Community’s website
2020. 07. 27.
Hungary’s Western Balkans Green Center is on the international radar screen: Energy Community’s Donor Coordination Platform.
Incentivizing regional climate protection efforts is Hungary’s strategic interest
2020. 07. 20.
Olivér Várhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement/Member of the European Commission and Péter Kaderják, State Secretary for Energy and Climate Policy, MIT discussed integration of the Western Balkans...
MIT and the Green Center organized its Announcement Ceremony and Press conference
2020. 06. 18.
The Announcement ceremony and press conference related to the first Call for Applications of WBGC took place on 17 June 2020.
The Green Center publishes the results of its first Call
2020. 06. 17.
The Western Balkans Green Center is pleased to publish the results of its first Call for Applications.
XI. LIFE CLIMA Workshop
2020. 06. 09.
XI. LIFE CLIMA Workshop: Writing Successful LIFE Proposals was held through video presentations published on YouTube on 8 June 2020.
WBGC went live
2020. 04. 23.
The Center went live during the LIFE Clima virtual information day on 20 April 2020.
LIFE CLIMA virtual information day
2020. 04. 21.
LIFE Clima virtual information day was held on 20 April 2020, in response to the pandemic situation, innovatively through video presentations using Youtube playlist and live stream.
Call for Applications has been modified
2020. 04. 20.
In response to the pandemic situation, WBGC has modified the rules and conditions of submitting the Appendix: Letter of support from a local corresponding authority for its Call WBGC-2020/1.
Closing of the Center’s first Call for Applications
2020. 04. 06.
Successful closing of our first Call for Applications at Hungary’s Green Center.
LIFE CLIMA virtual information day
2020. 04. 01.
The LIFE CLIMA information day will be held in virtual format on 20 April 2020.
Call for Applications has been modified
2020. 03. 19.
The Western Balkans Green Center has modified its Call for Applications (WBGC-2020/1, 13 February 2020).
Hungary’s green fund for Western Balkans a ‘win-win’
2020. 03. 12.
Western Balkans Green Centre’s managing director, László Örlős tells BalkanInsight about plans to expand Hungary’s green economy investments to Southeast Europe.
Workshop organized by Eximbank
2020. 03. 10.
Full house at Hungary's Exim with interesting Q&A last Thursday that helped promote WBGC’s first Call for Applications for the Western Balkans in the climate space as well as MFA’s water program.
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry annual event 2020
2020. 03. 06.
Annual launching event by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with a focus on the Western Balkans.
Green transition with Hungarian support
2020. 03. 03.
Interview with László Örlős, PhD, Managing Director in Magyar Hírlap (in Hungarian language) .
9th International Energy and Investment Days in Novi Sad
2020. 02. 27.
Insightful presentations and meetings with government officials of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina and local companies as well as project developers, financiers and investors including UNDP, USAID and E3I at the...
The first WBGC Call for Applications has been launched
2020. 02. 25.
The Call supports climate protection projects to be implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro or Serbia.
Climate finance measures in the Western Balkans
2020. 02. 04.
On 13 February 2020 the Western Balkans Green Center in cooperation with the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MIT), Eximbank Hungary and Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry will organize a forum titled:...