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New REC Executive Director announced:  Outgoing ED praised at REC General Assembly
December 1, 2016

New REC Executive Director announced: Outgoing ED praised at REC General Assembly

The REC today announced Mihail Dimovski (from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) as its new Executive Director from February 1, 2017. “Dimovski’s résumé demonstrates skills and competencies that are fundamental to an insight of strategic challenges and opportunities in the REC region”, said H.E. Jari Vilen, Chair of the REC...

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Budapest Water Summit 2016: “Water connects – Civil Forum contributes”
November 28, 2016

Budapest Water Summit 2016: “Water connects – Civil Forum contributes”

Hungary is hosting the Budapest Water Summit, for the second time, between November 28 and November 30, 2016. The event has been organised by the Hungarian Government in cooperation with the World Water Council, under the patronage of Janos Ader, the President of Hungary. The primary message of the summit is: Instead of being a source of conflict and global risks, water...

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REC hosts second low-carbon technology seminar
November 22, 2016

REC hosts second low-carbon technology seminar

The “Low-Carbon Technologies: Bridging Japan and Europe” seminar took place on October 11 and 12, 2016, in Szentendre, Hungary. The REC and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), with support from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF), co-organised the seminar to provide continuity...

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Air Pack introduced at COP22
November 16, 2016

Air Pack introduced at COP22

Marrakech, Morocco, UNFCCC COP22 — On November 15, 2016, the Air Pack was showcased at a side event organised by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) in partnership with the REC and the Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA). Following a decade of international research to improve school environments...

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Joint workshop benefits three Ukrainian municipalities
November 11, 2016

Joint workshop benefits three Ukrainian municipalities

A national workshop on a public environmental and energy awareness and training strategy for Poltava, Cherkasy and Ivano-Frankivsk municipalities was held during the REC's Sustainable Investment Forum on October 20-21, 2016, as part of the REC framework programme “Strengthening Local Environmental Planning and Environmental Civil Society in...

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Findings on crimes against water in Hungary presented
November 11, 2016

Findings on crimes against water in Hungary presented

Experts from the REC's Water Management and Law Development, Enforcement and Compliance topic areas are attending the first European Workshop on Water Crimes to present the preliminary findings of research on water-related crimes in Hungary. The REC collected data through a questionnaire sent out to stakeholders, including the main prosecutor’s office in...

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