Serbia has only existed as an independent state since 2006. Like many other Balkan states, it has dealt with a legacy of recent history. It is slightly larger in area, but has about one and a half million fewer inhabitants, comparing to the Czech Republic.
Arnika cooperates with several non-governmental organizations in Serbia. However, it has the most joint projects with the ALHem organization focusing on chemicals in products, with which we have been cooperating since 2015. In 2016, in cooperation with the CEE Bankwatch Network and CEKOR from Subotica, we monitored toxic substances in the vicinity of Serbia's Obrenovac coal-fired power plant.
Soft plastic, harsh truth: almost one-third of the articles made of soft plastic that were tested contain toxic substances
"Children's toys containing phthalates? Unfortunately, still a common threat in Serbia": experts from Arnika explain the motivation for a new international project
European study exposing toxic e-waste chemicals in children’s products spurs calls for policy to end recycling exemptions for hazardous waste