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IPLA Global Forum calls on municipal, local authorities
September 22, 2014

IPLA Global Forum calls on municipal, local authorities

The Global Forum 2014 of the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA) was held on September 8-9 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as a side event to the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) 2014 World Congress. The forum was organised under the working title "Empowering Municipal and Local Authorities through Improved Knowledge...

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Go Green mobile app promoted in Skopje
September 19, 2014

Go Green mobile app promoted in Skopje

The City of Skopje was the scene of another exciting event during European Mobility Week 2014 -- namely, the presentation of a new, innovative mobile application called 'Go Green'. The application is the result of cooperation between the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, the City of Skopje, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Faculty of...

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24 reasons for tuning in
September 16, 2014

24 reasons for tuning in

On September 16-17, 2014, the 4th annual award-winning 24 Hours of Reality will commence, and for 24 straight hours we will once again focus the world's attention on an issue that is truly deserving of it -- climate change. We are excited to announce this year's event:  24 Hours of Reality: 24 Reasons for Hope. Businesses get it.  Financial institutions get it. ...

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M2RES project closes in Budapest
June 25, 2014

M2RES project closes in Budapest

The M2RES project www.m2res.eu held its Hungarian closing event on May 21, 2014, which included a training session on the financial sustainability of brownfield developments. The event took place at Graphisoft Park, an office park developed on a former brownfield site, the Obuda Gasworks. M2RES is a project co-funded by the European Union through the 'South-East Europe...

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The longest day
June 16, 2014

The longest day

When the Sun aligns with the Tropic of Cancer every June 21, the Northern Hemisphere experiences its longest day of the year. This year, June 21 is not just an opportunity to enjoy this richness of daylight, but also an occasion to reflect on how we can best utilise the Sun's power. On a bright, sunny day, the Sun's rays give off approximately 1,000 watts of energy per square...

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Shared vision for the Lepenec River
June 11, 2014

Shared vision for the Lepenec River

The first meeting under the recently launched project "Lepenec River Protection via the Introduction of Integrated Water Management" was held on May 29, 2014, in the Macedonian capital Skopje. The project is funded by Finland and implemented in the framework of the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) as part of its South East Europe Programme "Transforming...

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Bridging the gap
June 10, 2014

Bridging the gap

International Green Belt conference offers unique chance for transboundary cooperation During the final GREENNET conference, the results of the three-year EU-funded project, a GREENNET Charter and a cross section of European best practice examples to secure and develop the Green Belt were presented. The Green Belt is the valuable ecological network along the former Iron...

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