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Streaming success in the MENA region
December 10, 2014

Streaming success in the MENA region

The REC is promoting the more sustainable use of water resources in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region at the Third Arab Water Forum, which opened on December 10, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt. The forum was organised by the Arab Water Council (AWC) under the auspices of the League of Arab States and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt, and with the...

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Models for the future
December 8, 2014

Models for the future

  On December 5, 2014, the Europe-China Clean Energy Centre (EC2), in cooperation with the Sustainable Energy Center of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, organised a workshop on low-carbon model towns to present the latest achievements of joint projects in China. European and Chinese experts from the cities of Fuyang (Zhejiang Province), Zunyi (Guizhou Province)...

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Walking hand in hand: SDA as catalyser for enhancing ESD
December 5, 2014

Walking hand in hand: SDA as catalyser for enhancing ESD

What is ESD?  We know the principles and the relevant literature, but what does it really mean in concrete terms? How will ESD shape today's young and future generations? These underpinning questions were at the heart of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), hosted in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan on November 10-12, 2014. The conference, the last...

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SECTOR has stories to tell
December 1, 2014

SECTOR has stories to tell

In its final quarter, the SECTOR project gathered 100 members of the SECTOR family, as well as representative of municipalities from Belarus and Moldova, in Budva, Montenegro between November 27 and 29. Their aim was to identify and reflect over SECTOR's achievements in the preceding three years and to look into the future. The delegates, in a constructive and positive...

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Skopje hosts second bilateral meeting on Lepenec River Basin
November 24, 2014

Skopje hosts second bilateral meeting on Lepenec River Basin

The Second Bilateral Meeting of the Expert Water Group between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo* was held on November 17, 2014 at the Parliamentary Club in Skopje. The meeting was organised within the project "Lepenec River Protection via Introduction of Integrated Water Management", realised in the framework of the Environment and Security Initiative...

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REC takes part in the 12th EUROPE INBO Conference
November 20, 2014

REC takes part in the 12th EUROPE INBO Conference

The REC was an active participant at the 12th "EUROPE-INBO" Conference, which took place in Bucharest on November 12-15, 2014. The conference, organised at the invitation of the Romanian Ministry of Environment and Climate Change -- Department of Waters, Forests and Fisheries; the National Agency "Romanian Waters"; and the National Institute for Hydrology and Water Management,...

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Sharing experience today for tomorrow
November 12, 2014

Sharing experience today for tomorrow

The REC, with contribution from the Italian Trust Fund, organised a side event in the framework of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development on November 10, 2014 in Nagoya, Japan. Speakers and participants (H.E. Laszlo Palkovits, Minister of State, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary; H.E. Lindita Nikolla, Minister of Education and Sport, Albania;...

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Romanian Climate Forum: building on REC experience with climate platforms
November 11, 2014

Romanian Climate Forum: building on REC experience with climate platforms

The Regional Environmental Center Romania organised the first meeting of working groups within the Climate Forum, which was held on November 5, 2014. The project was financed by EEA grants 2009-2014 through the NGO Fund in Romania. The value of the grant is just over EUR 127,000. The project has started a dialogue between key stakeholders of the sectors targeted by the...

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