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A chance to speak
December 13, 2013

A chance to speak

EBRD is inviting stakeholders to attend public consultation meetings to discuss its revised policies In February 2014, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will host a series of seven one-day public consultation meetings to discuss its revised Environmental and Social Policy (ESP), Public Information Policy (PIP), and Project Complaint Mechanism...

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EEA Grant calls launched
December 12, 2013

EEA Grant calls launched

  Two open calls have been launched under the EEA Grant Financial Mechanism, 2009-2014 for the programme area of "Adaptation to Climate Change in Hungary".   The first call for proposals is HU04 - C2.1: "Capacity building for local adaptation work". The call aims to provide capacity building for local authorities and local stakeholders for all of Hungary's seven...

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A new dimension
December 1, 2013

A new dimension

On November 21, 2013, the South East Europe (SEE) 2020 Strategy was adopted in Sarajevo at the Ministerial Conference of the South East Europe Investment Committee. The event brought together economy ministry representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as well as...

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REC steps into COP19
November 18, 2013

REC steps into COP19

The REC is playing an important role at this week's COP19 event in Warsaw, Poland. In addition to having its own exhibition stand inside the main event pavilion, the REC is sharing information and promoting current projects that aim to address the challenges posed by climate change. The MEDIATION Adaptation Platform, implemented with the participation of the REC's Climate...

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Giving the future a chance
October 14, 2013

Giving the future a chance

The Budapest Water Summit (BWS) was held on October 9-11, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary. The BWS offered an open policy forum for all stakeholders involved in shaping the global post-2015 agenda. At the meeting, participants adopted by consensus the "Budapest Water Summit Statement: A Sustainable World is a Water-Secure World", which includes concrete recommendations to the UN...

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Calling all stakeholders
October 14, 2013

Calling all stakeholders

At the close of the Budapest Water Summit (BWS), held on Oct. 8-11, 2013, REC Executive Director Marta Szigeti Bonifert addressed the chairmen, high-level representatives and event participants. The purpose of the address was to summarise the results of debate around five water-related topics within the REC-organised Civil Society Forum (CSF). The CSF brought together speakers...

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