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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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PLANHEAT project launched: Prepare to decarbonise!
November 11, 2016

PLANHEAT project launched: Prepare to decarbonise!

Have you ever wondered how your city could decarbonise its heating and cooling systems? The new PLANHEAT project offers knowledge, tools and training to support cities in this ambitious goal. The main objective is to develop real-life scenarios in order to validate a user-friendly tool that supports local authorities to select,...

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WATER SUM project brings REC and Tunisian partners closer
November 9, 2016

WATER SUM project brings REC and Tunisian partners closer

On November 9, 2016, a REC delegation led by Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC senior expert and WATER SUM project manager, met with H.E Mr Abdallah Rebhi, state secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries of the Republic of Tunisia. The meeting was an important opportunity for taking stock of and advancing those actions –...

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Ambassador's bike tour to environmental organisations
November 2, 2016

Ambassador's bike tour to environmental organisations

On November 1, 2016, in the framework of a visit to Shkodra by Swedish Ambassador Mr Johan Ndisi, a cycling tour took place to raise awareness of environmental protection. This was among the first visits being made by the ambassador to projects supported by Sweden, during which he will be briefed on the progress of administrative and territorial...

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WATER CRIMES project shares knowledge internationally
October 26, 2016

WATER CRIMES project shares knowledge internationally

The WATER CRIMES project team has contributed in recent months to a series of international meetings and conferences focusing on the latest advances in knowledge about water-related crimes in Europe. The project team is involved in presenting ongoing research activities and preliminary findings. The meetings also address such topics as environmental criminal justice,...

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