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Hungarian President to join Road to Paris campaign
May 7, 2015

Hungarian President to join Road to Paris campaign

Hungarian President Janos Ader has announced that he will join the Road to Paris campaign initiated by Al Gore. During a May 6 press conference Ader talked about the evidence of climate change, already available solutions, the positive impacts of green technologies, and the challenges of the Paris climate summit. The Hungarian president then praised Gore for recognising the...

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ESMERALDA project kicks off in Kiel
May 7, 2015

ESMERALDA project kicks off in Kiel

Around 70 representatives of 25 partner organisations from 20 European countries met at the University of Kiel in Germany on May 5-7 for the opening meeting of the new Horizon 2020 cooperation project ESMERALDA (Enhancing Ecosystem Services Mapping for Policy and Decision Making). The mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services, which comprise the core of the EU's...

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European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix, two separate EC mobility campaigns, join forces!
April 30, 2015

European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix, two separate EC mobility campaigns, join forces!

As of June 2015, European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix will be merged into a wider European sustainable urban mobility campaign. The initiative is politically and financially supported by the Directorates-General for Mobility and Transport and Environment of the European Commission. The EU level coordination and day-to-day operation is managed by a consortium including...

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REC launches new PRTR project in SEE and Moldova
April 16, 2015

REC launches new PRTR project in SEE and Moldova

The REC officially kicked off a new project, "Support Establishment and Advancement of Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in Western Balkan Countries and in Moldova", on March 1, 2015. Project activities will focus on four parties to the UNECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (the PRTR Protocol): Albania, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic...

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REC, Sida organise study tour to Czech Republic for Serbian CSOs
April 10, 2015

REC, Sida organise study tour to Czech Republic for Serbian CSOs

A study tour to the Czech Republic for representatives of Serbian civil society organisations (CSOs) currently implementing projects funded by grants awarded through the project Supporting Environmental Civil Society Organisations in Serbia (SENSE) took place from March 23 to 27, 2015. The visit was organised by the REC with funding from the Swedish International Development...

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Jordan hosts WATER SUM project workshop
March 19, 2015

Jordan hosts WATER SUM project workshop

Jordan hosted a national workshop for the project "Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management" WATER SUM) at the Dead Sea Spa Hotel on March 15-16, 2015. More than 60 participants, representing national bodies and institutions responsible for water management, municipalities from across Jordan, academia and businesses, discussed start-up...

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