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REC organises consultation on UN sustainable development agenda
March 7, 2016

REC organises consultation on UN sustainable development agenda

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) is organising the “Regional Consultation on the Implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Central and Eastern Europe”, which will take place on April 11-12, 2016 at the REC Conference Centre in Szentendre, Hungary. Keeping in the spirit of internationally agreed...

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REC Albania starts park project based on trilateral agreement
March 2, 2016

REC Albania starts park project based on trilateral agreement

The Regional Environmental Center Albania (REC Albania) has officially begun implementation of a project titled "Dajti National Park: An Accessible and Attractive Touristic Destination". This is the first project to be set in motion based on the trilateral Austerlitz-Slavkov cooperation agreement between Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In early 2015, the...

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Netherlands delegation, REC meet to discuss EU presidency
February 24, 2016

Netherlands delegation, REC meet to discuss EU presidency

On February 10, 2016, a delegation from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hungary, led by Elzo Molenberg, Deputy Head of Mission, met with REC Executive Director Marta Szigeti Bonifert and senior experts from the REC to enhance cooperation as part of an effort to reinforce priorities of the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The...

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SEEDLING project team visits Montenegro
February 17, 2016

SEEDLING project team visits Montenegro

Within the scope of planned country visits, the SEEDLING Team visited Podgorica, Montenegro on February 11-12, 2016 for some important meetings with beneficiaries and stakeholders. The team also met the newly appointed contact person from the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro, Admir Sahmanovic, Advisor in the Division for EU Pre-Accession...

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Vienna hosts 3rd ICPDR Ministerial Meeting
February 10, 2016

Vienna hosts 3rd ICPDR Ministerial Meeting

The 3rd International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) Ministerial Meeting took place on February 9, 2016, in Vienna, Austria, at the ARES Tower. During the meeting, ministers and high-level representatives responsible for water management from the Danube River Basin countries and the European Commission endorsed two management plans and adopted a...

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Ukraine cities commit to LINK goals
February 5, 2016

Ukraine cities commit to LINK goals

All five of the LINK project's beneficiary municipalities have made progress towards institutionalising cooperation with the REC. Three municipalities have already signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) (Cherkasy, Ivano Frankivsk, Lubny), and two more (Poltava and Berdychiv) plan to sign in the near future. The LINK team visited all five municipalities between January...

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