Central European Development Forum - CEDEF is the leading regional independent expert organization, which advocates active implementation of energy efficiency (EE), renewable energy sources (RES) and environmental protection in Serbia and the region. In accordance with the directives of the European Union, under the institutional auspices of the relevant ministries for energy and environmental protection and in cooperation with the relevant decision makers, CEDEF’s activities are:

  • - Implementation of specific measures to increase energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources
  • - Connecting and representation of all stakeholders involved in projects in the field of sustainable development and green energy
  • - Advocating the adoption of necessary legislation
  • - Providing vocational training in technical, legal and financial aspects of projects in the field of sustainable development and green energy
  • - Research
  • - Create and publish research studies, white papers and publications
  • - Comprehensive representation in the mass media
  • - Organizing meetings with experts and regulators.


“Influence on economic policy makers in the field of sustainable regional development and cooperation by linking regions in the EU with regions and outside the EU.“

CEDEF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Agency for Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia on June 5th 2014, on “World Environment Day”.

CEDEF is the founder of MEMS, Network Energy Managers Serbia, which is the leading network of experts in the field of EE and RES.

CEDEF received a special Award from the Energy Efficiency Agency of the Republic of Serbia, on March 5th 2012, World Day of Energy Efficiency, for a significant contribution to the mission of improving the awareness of energy efficiency in Serbia.

For its contribution in the field of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and ecology, as well as for the projects in a domain of international cooperation, CEDEF was twice awarded with the “Captain Misa Anastasijevic” award in 2013.

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