Sustainable development in Boka

Promoting principles of SDAt the beginning of March 2012, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) approved a grant to Expeditio for the implementation of the project “Promoting the Principles of Sustainable Development in Public Spaces of Boka Kotorska”. The aim of the project is to implement various interventions in some of the public spaces identified through the realized process of “Mapping of public spaces”, making them, in that way, experimental fields for promoting sustainable development ideas. The duration of the project is two years.

Click here to read more about the project. The activties are listed and described below.

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PARK (ing) Day Montenegro will be organized for the first time in Montenegro,iIn the parking lot Riva, in Kotor, on September  20th, 2013 (17-21h). If you want to creatively design your parking lot on the Riva of Kotor and thus emphasize the need for more imaginative open public spaces, please let us know - call on 032 302 520 or send a  e-mail on:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with note PARK (ing) Day Montenegro.

RISAN-PRIJE-I-POSLIJEFollowing·a painting competition with the topic "The Future I Want" and·a preparatory workshop in Herce Novi, the action of murals painting was realized at some less attractive wall areas in Boka Kotorska. During the first action that took place in Tivat, the murals were painted on the electricity substation in children’s park. The second action of mural painting was realized near the children’s playground in Risan.

Mural-tivat-procesAfter the competition under the theme: "The Future We Want", and the preparation workshop in Herceg Novi, works on painting murals on the less attractive wall surfaces in the Boka Bay began. The first action of painting the mural took place in the children's park in Tivat, on the transformer station. Reactions of children, citizens and visitors were very positive. Mural painting continues throughout August.

000-IMG_6274On July 1, 2013, a workshop was held in Herceg Novi marking the beginning of preparations for the painting of murals depicting the topic “The Future I Want”. The workshop was organized following a painting competition for primary and secondary school students focusing on the same topic. At the competition, the works of 19 students were selected as the most successful and these students were invited to attend mural painting workshops during the summer and then paint murals on some less attractive walls in the Bay of Boka Kotorska.

joga-park-kotorLast year, as part of the project Promoting the Principles of Sustainable Development in Public Spaces of Boka Kotorska, The Art of Living of Montenegro and Expeditio initiated and organized yoga practicing in the parks of Kotor and Tivat and other towns in Montenegro. The aim of the activity was to promote not only healthy lifestyles but also different possibilities for the use of public spaces in our towns. This event was met with great interest and enthusiasm and that is why we have decided to repeat it this year. After Podgorica, we will do yoga in Kotor and Tivat parks.

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"Vijesti nedjeljom" have asked experts how it is possible that in Vienna at the central park is played badminton, students are sunbathing, in Oslo are organized little picnics in the open, in Ljubljana garage sales, while in Podgorica parks are quiet and poorly attended...

In case you would like to read the whol text on How much and how we use parks, visit: 

http://www.vijesti.me/

joga_u_parku_podgoricaDuring summer 2012, in Tivat and Kotor, within the project launched by Expeditio [Promotion of sustainable development in public areas Boka], for the first time we practiced yoga in the parks of Montenegro. The objective of this activity was to promote healthy lifestyles and opportunities for the use of public space in our cities. The event has sparked a lot of interest, so this activity is expanding to other cities of Montenegro.

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EXPEDITIO is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to encourage sustainable spatial development in Montenegro and SEE region through activity in the fields of sustainable architecture, cultural heritage, urban planning and through projects that encourage overall development of the civil society. Expeditio was established in 1997.

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