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National workshop takes on IWRM and climate change challenges in Jordan
June 8, 2016

National workshop takes on IWRM and climate change challenges in Jordan

A National Workshop on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Adaptation to Climate Change took place at the Dead Sea in Jordan on May 26-27, 2016. Bringing together more than 40 participants from national and regional public authorities and agencies, the event was the stepping stone for a series of workshops, trainings and activities that will take place in the...

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In Moldova and Poland, the sum is greater than the parts
June 3, 2016

In Moldova and Poland, the sum is greater than the parts

It’s a well-known adage that cooperation is a key to success, but it’s also been a red thread during my last five days of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK outreach in Warsaw and Chisinau, the respective capitals of Poland and Moldova. The environment and transport ministries of both countries realise that a truly successful campaign depends on their collaboration; and,...

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Four Tunisian delegations host one-day LWSAP workshops
June 1, 2016

Four Tunisian delegations host one-day LWSAP workshops

From May 23-27, 2016, a series of on-the-job training workshops on Local Water Security Action Planning (LWSAP) took place in the Tunisian delegations of Nefza, Bir Mchergha, Matmata and Sidi Ali Ben Aoun, all of which are involved in the WaSe component of the “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management in the MENA Region” (WATER...

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REC earns ‘Cycling-Friendly Workplace’ label
May 24, 2016

REC earns ‘Cycling-Friendly Workplace’ label

After improving its cycling culture via the introduction last year of several pro-cycling measures, the REC applied for a Hungarian cycling-friendly award for the first time—and was successful! The Cycling-Friendly Workplace and Municipality Awards, organised by the Ministry of Development in cooperation with the Cycling Hungary Association (KMSZ), were held this year in...

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SEEDLING team visits Albania
May 24, 2016

SEEDLING team visits Albania

Within the project scope of planned country visits, the SEEDLING team visited Tirana, Albania on May 10–12, 2016. The team met the SEEDLING contact person and focal point on ESD from the Albanian Ministry of Environment, Enkelejda Malaj. Malaj expressed strong support for the project on behalf of the ministry, and also discussed other possible areas of cooperation...

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Veles hosts UNEP training on fuel economy
May 20, 2016

Veles hosts UNEP training on fuel economy

Within the “Stabilising GHG Emissions from Road Transport through Doubling of Global Vehicle Fuel Economy” project, REC Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia organised a three-day event called “National Training for Fuel Economy Policies”, which was held on May 17-19 in Veles, FYR Macedonia. Fifteen participants from various national institutions and...

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WATER SUM project workshop in Jordan focuses on action plan design
May 9, 2016

WATER SUM project workshop in Jordan focuses on action plan design

An on-the-job training workshop on local water security assessment (LWSA) is taking place in Jordan at the Dead Sea. The event, organised within the WaSe component of the WATER SUM project, brings together more than 30 participants, namely local coordinators, local focal points, and members of local planning teams from four municipalities involved in the project: Al-Salt,...

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It's underway! #mobilityweek in #Belarus
May 4, 2016

It's underway! #mobilityweek in #Belarus

EMW recently extended its reach thanks to the appointment of a new national coordinator in Belarus. The domestic campaign formally got underway on April 27 when the local UNDP office hosted some 20 or so mobility campaigners and experts from Minsk, nationwide and internationally to hear tips and suggestions on how to implement a successful campaign. During the session a...

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