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European Mobility Week kicks off on September 16
September 1, 2015

European Mobility Week kicks off on September 16

The 14th annual European Mobility Week kicks off across the continent on September 16. This is a week-long campaign in European towns and cities that traditionally concludes with the 'In Town without My Car' day, to be held this year on September 22. The initiative works to encourage a modal shift from individual car use to more sustainable modes of transport such as...

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Cooperation Key in Climate Change
August 31, 2015

Cooperation Key in Climate Change

Communities in the Middle East and North Africa (the MENA region) need early-warning systems for drought and floods, as well as better cooperation between water authorities. These were some of the conclusions of a discussion August 25th at a side event hosted by the Regional Environmental Center during World Water Week in Stockholm. Organised in the framework of the WATER SUM...

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Stakeholder Consultation Meetings on Draft Gender Strategy for the EBRD
August 14, 2015

Stakeholder Consultation Meetings on Draft Gender Strategy for the EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has committed to produce a Strategy for the Promotion of Gender Equality by the end of 2015. The Bank has prepared a draft document and is now organising consultations with outside stakeholders to obtain input prior to sending the final draft to the bank’s board of directors. The EBRD has engaged the Regional...

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TAKE CLIMATE ACTION NOW
August 10, 2015

TAKE CLIMATE ACTION NOW

The threat of climate change has never been more urgent. But the way forward has never been clearer. With citizens worldwide united in demanding action and clean energy solutions in our hands, a safe and sustainable future for the planet is finally in sight. And the first step is a global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Paris. This December, world leaders...

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REC hosts seminar on low-carbon technologies
July 23, 2015

REC hosts seminar on low-carbon technologies

The REC hosted a seminar on low-carbon technologies on July 6-7, 2015, in cooperation with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and with the financial support of the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Japan. The two-day event was planned to assist Japan's continual efforts to reduce GHG emissions and decarbonise the economy through leading...

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LINKing Ukraine
July 9, 2015

LINKing Ukraine

A REC expert team is currently visiting three partner municipalities in Ukraine (Cherkasy, Poltava and Ivano-Frankivsk), and is also holding discussions in Stryy, Lubny and Berdychiv. The visits are part of a structured assistance programme through which the REC is helping Ukraine to address environmental and resource-related challenges. The REC has now been active in Ukraine...

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