The seminar titled “Green Values and Sectoral Policies” was held in Belgrade on 18th March 2013. Prof Vukašin Pavlović opened the seminar and emphasized ecology as an important aspect of any state policy, that a precautionary approach should be the rule in policy making, and that politicians should always bare possible consequences in mind. The Executive Director of Young Researchers of Serbia Ms. Tanja Petrović talked about the challenges environmental civil society organizations (CSOs) face in efforts to establish dialogue and cooperation with relevant state institutions. Mr. Zoran Sretić from the Serbian European Integration Office talked about EU environmental policy, and emphasized that EU environmental standards are mainly backed by economic reasons. Ms. Elena Janković, engineer of technology, talked about the development of a waste management system in Serbia.