Ministry of Environmental Protection (Serbia)

The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia (Serbian: Министарство заштите животне средине, romanizedMinistarstvo zaštite životne sredine) is the ministry in the Government of Serbia which is in the charge of the environmental protection. The current minister is Goran Trivan, in office since 29 June 2017.

Ministry of Environmental Protection
Министарство заштите животне средине
Ministarstvo zaštite životne sredine
Ministry overview
Formed31 July 1991; 28 years ago (1991-07-31)
JurisdictionGovernment of Serbia
HeadquartersOmladinskih brigada 1, Belgrade, Serbia
44°49′19.8″N 20°24′47.5″E / 44.822167°N 20.413194°E / 44.822167; 20.413194Coordinates: 44°49′19.8″N 20°24′47.5″E / 44.822167°N 20.413194°E / 44.822167; 20.413194
Annual budget67.18 million (2020, planned)[1]
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
Websitewww.ekologija.gov.rs

HistoryEdit

The ministry was established on 31 July 1991. Over the years, several departments were added and removed in the Ministry's jurisdiction. The area covered by the Ministry mostly included Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, Spatial Planning.

From 2004 to 2007, the Environmental Protection department was under Ministry of Science jurisdiction.

In 2011, the Mining department of the Ministry of Mining and Energy was added to the Ministry only to be removed in 2014. In 2012, Environment department was moved into Ministry of Energy, Development, and Environment under Zorana Mihajlović.

The Ministry was abolished in 2014, as the Mining department was merged into Ministry of Mining and Energy.

In 2017, it was split from the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection.[2]

List of ministersEdit

Political Party:   SPS   SRS   DS   SNS

Name
(Birth–Death)
Party Term of Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Minister of Environmental Protection
Pavle Todorović
(1950–)
SPS 31 July 1991 18 March 1994 Zelenović (I)
Božović (I)
Šainović (I)
Jordan Aleksić
(1950–)
SPS 18 March 1994 24 March 1998 Marjanović (I)
Branislav Blažić
(1957–2020)
SRS 24 March 1998 24 October 2000 Marjanović (II)
Mila Rosić
(1967–)
SPS 24 October 2000 25 January 2001 Transitional government
Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
Anđelka Mihajlov
(1951–)
DS 13 June 2002 3 March 2004 Đinđić (I)
Živković (I)
Merged into Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection
3 March 2004 15 May 2007
Minister of Environmental Protection
Saša Dragin
(1972–)
DS 15 May 2007 7 July 2008 Koštunica (II)
Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning
Oliver Dulić
(1975–)
DS 7 July 2008 14 March 2011 Cvetković (I)
Minister of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning
Oliver Dulić
(1975–)
DS 14 March 2011 27 July 2012 Cvetković (I)
Minister of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning
Milan Bačević
(1953–)
SNS 27 July 2012 27 April 2014 Dačić (I)
Abolished, Mining department merged into the Ministry of Mining and Energy
27 April 2014 29 June 2017
Minister of Environmental Protection
Goran Trivan
(1962–)
SPS 29 June 2017 Present Brnabić (I)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ЗАКОН О БУЏЕТУ РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРБИЈЕ ЗА 2020. ГОДИНУ" (PDF). parlament.gov.rs. Народна скупштина Републике Србије. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Usvojen Zakon, nova Vlada Srbije sa 18 ministarstava". b92.net (in Serbian). Beta. 26 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.

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