Switzerland supports the protection of rivers in Kosovo

Local news, 30.11.2021

Switzerland welcomes yesterday’s decision of the Kosovo’s Supreme Court which ruled in favor of the public interest and environment protection.

Embassy of Switzerland in Kosovo
Water permit of the Brezovica hydro-power plant in Shterpce/Strpce suspended © Centre for Strategic Litigation

As lead donor to improve access to and management of water resources in Kosovo, Switzerland also supports the NGO GAIA Kosovo, which, in cooperation with Group for Legal and Political Studies, has been relentlessly working to protect the rivers of the National Park of Sharr and to end the construction of damaging hydro power plants in Kosovo, including in Shterpce/Strpce.