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A new beginning
May 29, 2013

A new beginning

The Regional Environmental Center is celebrating the success of the project "Setting up the Environmental Management Center (EMC) in Serbia", which concluded with a series of meetings held at the Sava congress centre in Belgrade. The central event was the Reporting for Sustainability VI conference, which drew more than 200 participants from business, political, public and...

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Climate Reality Project to hold Istanbul training in June
May 21, 2013

Climate Reality Project to hold Istanbul training in June

In 2006, Climate Reality Chairman and former US Vice President Al Gore sparked an international conversation on climate with his Academy Award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Later that year, the Climate Reality Project launched a training initiative to create a global network of concerned citizens working to alert their communities to the reality of climate change....

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Demonstrating commitment
May 13, 2013

Demonstrating commitment

The international science conference "Reporting for Sustainability" took place from May 7 to May 10, 2013, in Becici, Montenegro, at the Hotel Mediteran Congress Centre. Almost 200 delegates from the international academic, business and political community created a unique platform for networking and exchanging experience and research results in four main areas: environmental...

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Provisional results of SINPHONIE project shared with MEPs
May 9, 2013

Provisional results of SINPHONIE project shared with MEPs

The European Commission, in declaring 2013 as the Year of Air, is bringing forth new proposals on how to improve air quality across Europe, as well as to highlight the importance of clean air for all. Meanwhile the Regional Environmental Center is making several Year of Air contributions by hosting a number of events focusing on environment and health, transport, energy and...

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US gov't provides course on wildfire management
April 19, 2013

US gov't provides course on wildfire management

A press conference was held on Friday morning, April 19, at the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture to announce an international workshop on the Prevention and Management of Wildland Fires, which will take place on April 22 at the Balatonoszod Government Compound. The workshop will involve 40 Hungarian participants and 20 experts from seven other countries from the region:...

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Get in the mix!
April 4, 2013

Get in the mix!

The European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign has launched a second call for applications to co-finance campaign initiatives taking place from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. Applications for the second round of funding must be submitted before 12:00 (CET) on May 31, 2013. A committee of experts will select one winning action per country based on a set of...

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REC co-hosts third EC2 e-learning training course
March 26, 2013

REC co-hosts third EC2 e-learning training course

The REC Conference Center served as one of the venues for the third EC2 e-learning training course, which took place on March 21-22. The course focused on Chinese and European practices related to urban sustainability and green economy. Students attending various universities in Hungary heard live presentations from a wide range of speakers, and also heard from speakers from...

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High-level partnership
March 22, 2013

High-level partnership

Now in its tenth year, the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) is a multi-agency programme aimed at identifying and reducing interlinked environment and security risks through strengthened cooperation in four regions: Eastern Europe (EE), South Eastern Europe (SEE) the Southern Caucasus (SC) and Central Asia (CA). The Regional Environmental Center for Central and...

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