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Eleven CSOs to be awarded REC core grants through CSOnnect
October 18, 2016

Eleven CSOs to be awarded REC core grants through CSOnnect

Within the Environmental Civil Society Support Programme for Serbia (CSOnnect), 11 civil society organisations have been selected as beneficiaries of core grants funds. The official awarding and signature of contracts with selected organisations will be held on October 26, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the EU Info Centre in Belgrade. By awarding these grants to civil society...

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Learning to adapt
October 10, 2016

Learning to adapt

Hungarian, Icelandic, Latvian and Norwegian participants share knowledge and experience at EEA Grants-sponsored bilateral event 

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REC gears up for EMPHASIS project meeting
October 5, 2016

REC gears up for EMPHASIS project meeting

The REC will host the third project meeting and first review meeting of the project Effective Management of Pests and Harmful Alien Species (EMPHASIS) on October 11-14, 2016. The events will bring together 50 European experts to discuss and review the results of the first 18 months of the project, which addresses the challenges posed by native and alien...

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Paris Agreement: Ready for implementation
October 4, 2016

Paris Agreement: Ready for implementation

Jari Vilen, Chairman of the REC Board of Directors, comments on the significance of ratifying the Paris Agreement Q: Following the October 3 decision by EU ministers, today the European Parliament approved the European Union’s ratification of the Paris Agreement, a decision that brings the Agreement very close to entering into force. What...

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REC announces drawing competition for children in Jordan and Tunisia
September 8, 2016

REC announces drawing competition for children in Jordan and Tunisia

Within the WATER SUM project and the Water, Growth and Security Initiative, the REC is organising a water-themed drawing competition for children from Jordan and Tunisia. The competition is funded by the Government of Sweden, while the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries and the Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation are providing...

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Ukrainians share their views on energy
September 5, 2016

Ukrainians share their views on energy

In order to gain a better understanding of how Ukrainian citizens think and feel about energy-related issues, the REC conducted a survey in five beneficiary municipalities (Ivano-Frankivsk, Cherkasy, Lubny, Poltava and Berdychiv) in July and August 2016. The survey is part of a process to develop local energy security action plans under the first component (Local Environmental...

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