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REC Poland nominated for Polish Innovation Award 2015
February 17, 2015

REC Poland nominated for Polish Innovation Award 2015

REC Poland and Kampinos National Park have been nominated for the prestigious Polish Innovation Award 2015. Both institutions were singled out as among the most cutting-edge and innovative entities on the Polish market on the merit of their involvement in the project "Wetlands Conservation and Restoration in Kampinos National Park". The project, which began in 2013, is being...

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Less is More
February 4, 2015

Less is More

Japan-funded project promotes 3R waste management strategies in Western Balkans 

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REC involved in wetlands protection
January 14, 2015

REC involved in wetlands protection

The REC's Biodiversity Topic Area is currently implementing the project "Wetlands Conservation and Restoration in Kampinos National Park". Located near the Polish capital, Warsaw, the Natura 2000 site is threatened by falling groundwater levels, making remedial action necessary. The goals of the project are therefore to improve water levels in particular parts of the Kampinos...

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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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