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SmartMove Waldviertel campaign cuts CO2 emissions by 2 tonnes per year
March 24, 2016

SmartMove Waldviertel campaign cuts CO2 emissions by 2 tonnes per year

The SmartMove project’s ‘active mobility consultancy’ (AMC) campaigns, currently being tested in eight rural regions across Europe, demonstrate a clear potential to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions. One such campaign is taking place in Waldviertel, Austria. The ex post evaluation report (PDF) of the Waldviertel-Wachau implementation region provides an...

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SEEDLING team meets in Sarajevo
March 16, 2016

SEEDLING team meets in Sarajevo

Within the scope of planned country visits, the SEEDLING project team visited Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 9-10, 2016. On March 9, a meeting was held at the REC Country Office premises with focal points from the Federal Ministry of Education and Science; the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska; the Ministry of Education, Youth, Science,...

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MENA region ambassadors discuss cooperation at REC briefing
March 11, 2016

MENA region ambassadors discuss cooperation at REC briefing

A 'MENA Ambassadorial Briefing of the REC' took place on March 10, 2016 at the REC Conference Center in Szentendre, Hungary. The purpose of the event was to deliver information about the cooperation of the REC with countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a concrete focus on the international organisation's strategy, projects and activities...

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Local authorities, CSOs LINKed together in Szentendre
March 10, 2016

Local authorities, CSOs LINKed together in Szentendre

Representatives of local authorities and CSOs from five Ukrainian municipalities successfully completed a three-day training organised under the LINK project, which was held on March 2-4, 2016 in Szentendre at the head office of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC). This initial training introduced the participants to the topic of Energy...

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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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