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ACHIEVE project helps protect biodiversity in Gjirokastra
February 24, 2017

ACHIEVE project helps protect biodiversity in Gjirokastra

The following article appeared in the Albanian Daily News print version on February, 21, 2017. The REC is proud to report project achievements, and grateful for successful cooperation between the ACHIEVE project donor and beneficiary communities.  Tirana - The Regional Federation of Forest and Pasture Users of FRPPK,  through the ACHIEVE Project, funded by the...

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Signing of memorandum establishes Dojran Lake Wildlife Museum
February 9, 2017

Signing of memorandum establishes Dojran Lake Wildlife Museum

A memorandum of cooperation was signed on February 9, 2017, at the Macedonian Museum of Natural History, which formally establishes a branch of the national institution in the Municipality of Dojran and also establishes the Dojran Lake Wildlife Museum, to be opened in Star Dojran. Three parties signed the memorandum: the Macedonian Museum of Natural History; the...

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ENVSEC provides knowledge and tools for cooperation
February 8, 2017

ENVSEC provides knowledge and tools for cooperation

Between January 31 and February 2, the REC hosted a training organised in the framework of the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC). The event brought together project partners from the REC, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE),...

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Albanian Environment Minister welcomes enhanced PRTR transparency
January 25, 2017

Albanian Environment Minister welcomes enhanced PRTR transparency

On January 24, 2017, following close cooperation with the Regional Environmental Center (REC), and with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety’s Advisory Assistance Programme (AAP) and the German Environment Agency, the National Environment Agency of Albania (NEA) launched an online reporting tool...

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Reps from more than 40 institutions participate in LEDS EEP workshop
January 17, 2017

Reps from more than 40 institutions participate in LEDS EEP workshop

On December 7-8, 2016, representatives from more than 40 government ministries, environmental NGOs, research institutions and other interested parties participated in a foundational workshop in Budapest, Hungary, for a new USAID-sponsored regional platform of the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) for the Europe and Eurasia region...

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WATER SUM/WaSe team goes on field visits to partner munipalities and delegations
January 16, 2017

WATER SUM/WaSe team goes on field visits to partner munipalities and delegations

From December 11-18, 2016, the WATER SUM/WaSe team conducted a field visit to partner municipalities and delegations in Jordan and Tunisia. The field visit was organised following the successful development of Local Water Security Action Plans (LWSAPs) and the submission and approval of eight pilot project proposals to be implemented with financial support from the...

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