Students successfully complete the training on the application of regulations in the field of environmental protection

A series of lectures for students of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy at the University of Belgrade, titled “Application of Regulations in the Field of Environmental Protection: From Theory to Practice,” concluded with the final lecture on climate change delivered by Ms Sandra Lazić, the head of this department at the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia.

Certificates for the successful completion of the training were awarded to students by the State Secretary, Ms Sandra Dokić, and the dean of the faculty, Prof. Dr Petar Uskoković. In their welcoming speeches, both emphasised that this is an example of successful collaboration between two institutions and expressed the willingness to continue this program in the future.

The training for the students was organised in accordance with the Cooperation Agreement signed by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia and the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy of the University of Belgrade, with the support of the IED Serbia project funded by Sweden. It lasted for nine weeks and covered numerous topics of importance for the preservation and protection of the environment, such as environmental impact assessment, integrated pollution prevention and control, waste management, air quality, climate change, circular economy, and others. The training also included two field visits to selected industry representatives.

Thirty-five participants successfully completed this program, designed with the aim of assisting final-year undergraduate students, as well as master’s and PhD students, in their future professional careers.