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Turkish delegation makes study tour to Hungary
April 25, 2017

Turkish delegation makes study tour to Hungary

On April 25, a delegation of legal specialists from the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation visited the Regional Environmental Center (REC) to obtain a broader understanding of the European Union's Environment Liability Directive (ELD). The delegates were briefed on the implementation of and lessons learned related to one of the EU's most complex...

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Moldova holds PRTR trainings
April 21, 2017

Moldova holds PRTR trainings

A series of trainings was held on April 11-13, 2017 in Chisinau, Moldova, on “Building an Operational Pollutants Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) in Moldova” for environmental authorities and operators. Training participants, representing the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Moldova (MoE), environmental inspectorates, poultry and mining industry...

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The promise of smart mobility
April 20, 2017

The promise of smart mobility

“Transport is undergoing a massive transformation which many say is comparable only to the invention of the steam engine," said Violeta Bulc, the European Commissioner for Transport, in a recent speech. "Digital technologies are the main driver of this transformation, changing every aspect of mobility, including the way we book our journey, the value of...

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CSOnnect programme holds first ‘Media Training for Journalists and News Editors from Serbia’
April 18, 2017

CSOnnect programme holds first ‘Media Training for Journalists and News Editors from Serbia’

In the scope of the CSOnnect programme, the Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), based in Szentendre, Hungary, hosted a three-day media training for journalists and news editors from Serbia who are involved with environmental issues. As Serbia is currently working through a lengthy and complicated EU accession process, its citizens will rely...

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