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SDGs Implementation in the Western Balkans, Kick-off meeting in Tirana
September 4, 2018

SDGs Implementation in the Western Balkans, Kick-off meeting in Tirana

On May 10, 2018 the last kick off meeting of the project SDG implementation in the Western Balkans took place in Tirana, at the premises of the Ministry of Tourism and Environment. The objectives of this meeting were: 1. to present in detail the activities under the project “SDGs in Western Balkans”; 2. strengthen and to improve institutional capacities in line...

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CIVITAS Forum 2018 - Experience Europe's Inclusive  and Multimodal Mobility Future
August 30, 2018

CIVITAS Forum 2018 - Experience Europe's Inclusive and Multimodal Mobility Future

The importance of transport’s social dimension is becoming increasingly clear - mobility shapes lives and prospects. It is crucial that transport systems are environmentally friendly, inclusive, efficient, and centred on meeting diverse user needs. Yet how can this be accomplished? Under the banner of "Mobility for U and Me", this year's CIVITAS Forum...

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Strong support to REC from Bosnia and Herzegovina: Minster Mirko Šarović meets (acting) Executive Director Dejan Komatina in Sarajevo
August 28, 2018

Strong support to REC from Bosnia and Herzegovina: Minster Mirko Šarović meets (acting) Executive Director Dejan Komatina in Sarajevo

Mr. Mirko Šarović, Minster of Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and his colleague Senad Oprašić, REC General Assembly Member, participated in a very fruitful discussion with Dr. Dejan Komatina acting executive director of the REC and Ms. Lejla Šuman REC Country Office Director in BiH on August 27, 2018 

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REC Bosnia and Herzegovina is awarded with a new project to support three cantons in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
August 18, 2018

REC Bosnia and Herzegovina is awarded with a new project to support three cantons in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the forthcoming period, REC Country Office for BiH will implement project “Preparation of Cantonal Waste Management Plans in 3 Cantons: Herzegovina-Neretva, West-Herzegovina and Herzeg-Bosnia Cantons”, with the financial support of the Environmental Protection Fund of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The territory of these three cantons covers 11,250...

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UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment Assembled in Turkey
August 10, 2018

UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment Assembled in Turkey

At the third meeting of the UCLG-MEWA Committee on Environment REC Turkey Director Rifat Ünal SAYMAN emphasized the importance of preparation and implementation of local climate change action plans for municipalities in combating climate change. During the meeting, he was also selected as a member of the Advisory Board of the UCLG-MEWA Commission on Environment 

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REC Kosovo is awarded with a new project to support Gjakova Municipality
August 6, 2018

REC Kosovo is awarded with a new project to support Gjakova Municipality

Gjakova municipality (Kosovo) will cooperate with the REC office in Kosovo for a new Local Biodiversity and Environmental Action Plan project. Gjakova is the first municipality in Kosovo funding the drafting of the Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP) and updates the Local Environmental Action Plan (LEAP) with internal finance. The Project Manager Avdullah Nishori...

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Kick-Start of a New Period for the REC
August 3, 2018

Kick-Start of a New Period for the REC

Dejan Komatina, Acting Executive Director of the REC, hold a staff meeting on the 3rd of August at the REC Head Office in Szentendre, Hungary. Staff members joined the meeting both from the Head Office and online from the County Office network. During the meeting, Mr. Komatina presented his strategic vision for the organization and a short-term plan with next steps. In his...

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The REC Announces New Chairman and (acting) Executive Director
July 31, 2018

The REC Announces New Chairman and (acting) Executive Director

The REC is pleased to announce Mr. Massimo Cozzone as its new Chairman of its Board of Directors and Mr. Dejan Komatina as its new Executive Director (acting) as of 25th July, 2018. In his message to the REC staff, describing himself a “friend” of the REC for a long time, Chairman Cozzone stated that he continues to believe in the added value of the organization....

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