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Ukraine LEAPs, Phase 2: two additional partner municipalities selected
April 4, 2016

Ukraine LEAPs, Phase 2: two additional partner municipalities selected

In mid-March 2016, Nizhyn and Fastiv were selected as new partner municipalities of the LEAPs Ukraine project. REC project team members and representatives from the U.S. Department of State's Regional Environment, Science & Technology, and Health Hub (ESTH) held respective kick-off meetings in these cities on March 14 and March 16. Each of the meetings was broken into...

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SEEDLING project team meets in Chisinau and Skopje
April 4, 2016

SEEDLING project team meets in Chisinau and Skopje

The SEEDLING project team continued its activities by organising two missions that took place in the latter half of March, one in Moldova and the other in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Chisinau meeting The Moldova mission was held on March 20-23 in Chisinau with the participation of high-level representatives from both the Ministry of Environment and the...

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REC Executive Director addresses high-level ministerial panel in Montenegro
April 1, 2016

REC Executive Director addresses high-level ministerial panel in Montenegro

The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro, the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat and the Regional Environmental Center coorganised the First High-Level Ministerial Panel on Responding to Climate and Environmental Challenges in South East Europe (SEE), which was held April 1, 2016, in Podgorica, Montenegro. Below is the text of the speech...

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REC launches Green Financing website
March 25, 2016

REC launches Green Financing website

The REC has launched a website on Green Financing in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine. We would like to invite you to share with us anything that might fall under these categories: Transport and finance; Climate change and finance; Biodiversity and finance; and Eco-innovation and Finance. We would like to include tools, methodologies, interesting...

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Water security assessment starts in Jordan
March 24, 2016

Water security assessment starts in Jordan

The Regional Environmental Center (REC) celebrated World Water Day this year in Amman, Jordan. The joint event comprised a workshop on indicator-based Local Water Security Assessment (LWSA) and a training for Public Opinion Assessment (POA) interviewers, which was held on April 21-22, 2016. The event was organised within the WaSe component of the WATER SUM project and...

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Participate and distribute!
March 24, 2016

Participate and distribute!

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) invites you to participate in an online survey and to widely distribute a questionnaire on water security-related public opinion assessment at: http://www.watersum.rec.org/public_opinion_assessment/index.php. This survey is part of the project "Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and...

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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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