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The first international environmental inspection and enforcement network that specifically covered
the Balkans area was BERCEN that was implemented in 2001. In 2005, BERCEN was replaced by
ECENA. Over the years ECENA has developed considerably and the network activities closely mirror
the activities developed and implemented by the EU IMPEL network. ECENA intensively uses products
that were developed under IMPEL, as well as reports and manuals developed under other networks
such as International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE), Interpol and
GREENFORCE. Until the establishment of Regional Environmental Network for Accession (RENA), ECENA
was supported by an independent secretariat.
Within the RENA programme, the overall objective of ECENA was to improve the ability of RENA member countries to implement and enforce the EU environmental and climate acquis by increasing the effectiveness of inspecting bodies and promoting compliance with environmental requirements.
The activities for the period 2010-2012 were based on a Multi Annual Work Plan, covering the following areas: