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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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Regional workshop examines water demand management and climate change solutions
April 4, 2017

Regional workshop examines water demand management and climate change solutions

The Regional Workshop on Water Resources and Demand Management in a Changing Climate took place from March 28 to 30, 2017, in Djerba, Tunisia. The workshop provided an opportunity for the WATER SUM project team, participants and beneficiaries to take stock of all the activities performed so far, and to contribute with essential inputs to the progress and finalisation...

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REC Albania has three new projects under way
March 31, 2017

REC Albania has three new projects under way

REC Albania started the year with two new projects on climate change and one project on environmental financing. The European Union Delegation-supported PRO NEWS project aims to ensure increased flood resilience by strengthening Albania's National Early Warning System and by improving disaster prevention in line with the EU good practices. The project will also help...

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Regional water workshop gets under way in Tunisia
March 28, 2017

Regional water workshop gets under way in Tunisia

The Regional Workshop on Water Resources and Demand Management in a Changing Climate started on March 28, 2017, in Djerba, Tunisia, and will run until March 30. The regional workshop provides an opportunity for the project team, participants and beneficiaries to take stock of all the activities performed so far, and to contribute with essential inputs to the...

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New study reviews application of IED derogations
March 28, 2017

New study reviews application of IED derogations

The REC is part of a consortium that DG Environment awarded recently with a service contract related to derogations associated with the Industrial Emissions Directive. A new study titled "Application of IED Article 15(4) Derogations", will provide an overview of the use of derogations granted under the implementation of IED and the approaches followed by member...

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OPTIMUM launches 'intelligent mobility’ app
March 27, 2017

OPTIMUM launches 'intelligent mobility’ app

OPTIMUM has launched a multimodal route-planning application (app) that features smart notifications and proactive recommendations to encourage “greener” transport behaviour. The app, in the context of the project, supports multimodal route planning in three major European cities: Birmingham (UK), Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Vienna (Austria). All available...

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