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Important environmental governance talks under way in Brazil
March 23, 2017

Important environmental governance talks under way in Brazil

Day one of the Sixth Negotiations for a Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice featured a packed agenda and delivered fruitful results. There were contact group sessions on access to information and participation; an opening session; a panel discussion on rights of access to environmental justice; and the sharing of...

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REC participates in Arab Water Week 2017
March 21, 2017

REC participates in Arab Water Week 2017

Arab Water Week (AWW) is an international meeting that tackles water management issues in the MENA region by establishing innovative partnerships and platforms for collaborative work. The AWW facilitates the creation of new partnerships that complement and maximise the impact of ongoing work in this sector for the benefit of all countries in the region.  The REC took...

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Putting water monitoring techniques into practice in Tunisia
March 20, 2017

Putting water monitoring techniques into practice in Tunisia

The Second Training on Water Monitoring in Tunisia took place on March 6 and 7, 2017, in Tabarka, Tunisia, and included field exercises in the vicinity of the Bou Hertma River. The event was part of a cluster of water resources protection activities carried out in the framework of the WATER SUM project’s WATER POrT component. The training focused exclusively on...

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Stepping up monitoring and data processing in Jordan
March 20, 2017

Stepping up monitoring and data processing in Jordan

The Second Training on Water Monitoring and Data Processing in Jordan was held on March 12-15 in Amman in the framework of the WATER SUM project's WaterPOrT component, with field exercises taking place near the Dead Sea at Wadi Shueib. The training focused on building practical experience related to the monitoring of surface water and groundwater. The event was...

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Developing a critical mass for SDG implementation
March 7, 2017

Developing a critical mass for SDG implementation

An interview with Mr. Laszlo Borbely, former chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Romania, Chamber of Deputies, Romania, on the Regional Seminar for Parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, organised jointly by the Hungarian National Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), held in Budapest on February 23 and 24, 2017 

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Green Pack Junior begins its Kosovan journey
February 28, 2017

Green Pack Junior begins its Kosovan journey

One of the REC's flagship multimedia educational toolkits on environment and sustainable development, Green Pack Junior, has begun its journey in Kosovo* with a first teacher training event, held on February 25 and 26, 2017.  Around 190 primary-school teachers were trained on how to use Green Pack Junior in their classes, and how to connect...

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