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LEAPs project to continue in Ukraine
January 19, 2016

LEAPs project to continue in Ukraine

In October 2014, the U.S. Department of State's Regional Environmental, Science and Technology, and Health (ESTH) Hub Office for Central and Eastern Europe partnered with the Regional Environmental Center (REC) for Central and Eastern Europe to initiate a programme for developing Local Environmental and Energy Action Plans (LEAPs) by bringing together policy makers,...

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REC delivers statement at COP21 in Paris
December 9, 2015

REC delivers statement at COP21 in Paris

Statement delivered by Marta Szigeti Bonifert, Executive Director of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), on the occasion of COP21, Paris, December 8, 2015 

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Wisdom and progress: East meets West
December 7, 2015

Wisdom and progress: East meets West

Paris - The REC organised a side event at COP21 in partnership with the Central Asian REC (CAREC) on Innovative decision-making tools for low carbon development and climate resilience in Europe and Central Asia. The opening address was delivered by Leyla Aliyeva, Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and founder of IDEA, Republic of Azerbaijan. Aliyeva emphasised the...

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REC, IMPEL sign memorandum of understanding
December 4, 2015

REC, IMPEL sign memorandum of understanding

 To formalise cooperation between the European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) and the Themis Network, whose secretariat is hosted by the Regional Environmental Center (REC), both networks signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the most recent IMPEL General Assembly.  The networks share common goals and objectives with...

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Building resilience in municipalities
November 23, 2015

Building resilience in municipalities

The 2015 Course for Sustainability "Resilience and Sustainability of Municipalities" kicked off on Monday, November 23, 2015, in Venice, Italy. The event was organised jointly by the REC and Venice International University (VIU) in the framework of the Sustainable Development Academy (SDA), an educational programme initiated and supported by the Italian Ministry for the...

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Water Convention goes global
November 23, 2015

Water Convention goes global

The seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes took place on November 17-19, 2015, in Budapest, Hungary, at the Budapest Congress Centre. Following the entry into force in 2013 of the amendment allowing accession to the convention by all United Nations member states,...

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