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ESMERALDA project kicks off in Kiel
May 7, 2015

ESMERALDA project kicks off in Kiel

Around 70 representatives of 25 partner organisations from 20 European countries met at the University of Kiel in Germany on May 5-7 for the opening meeting of the new Horizon 2020 cooperation project ESMERALDA (Enhancing Ecosystem Services Mapping for Policy and Decision Making). The mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services, which comprise the core of the EU's...

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European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix, two separate EC mobility campaigns, join forces!
April 30, 2015

European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix, two separate EC mobility campaigns, join forces!

As of June 2015, European Mobility Week and Do the Right Mix will be merged into a wider European sustainable urban mobility campaign. The initiative is politically and financially supported by the Directorates-General for Mobility and Transport and Environment of the European Commission. The EU level coordination and day-to-day operation is managed by a consortium including...

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REC launches new PRTR project in SEE and Moldova
April 16, 2015

REC launches new PRTR project in SEE and Moldova

The REC officially kicked off a new project, "Support Establishment and Advancement of Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in Western Balkan Countries and in Moldova", on March 1, 2015. Project activities will focus on four parties to the UNECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (the PRTR Protocol): Albania, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic...

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REC, Sida organise study tour to Czech Republic for Serbian CSOs
April 10, 2015

REC, Sida organise study tour to Czech Republic for Serbian CSOs

A study tour to the Czech Republic for representatives of Serbian civil society organisations (CSOs) currently implementing projects funded by grants awarded through the project Supporting Environmental Civil Society Organisations in Serbia (SENSE) took place from March 23 to 27, 2015. The visit was organised by the REC with funding from the Swedish International Development...

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Jordan hosts WATER SUM project workshop
March 19, 2015

Jordan hosts WATER SUM project workshop

Jordan hosted a national workshop for the project "Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management" WATER SUM) at the Dead Sea Spa Hotel on March 15-16, 2015. More than 60 participants, representing national bodies and institutions responsible for water management, municipalities from across Jordan, academia and businesses, discussed start-up...

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International river communities focus on water assets and related challenges
March 16, 2015

International river communities focus on water assets and related challenges

"A water source is an indisputable asset, a source of life and development for people. Therefore it should be respected and treated with care, in order to continue to be a source of life even for future generations. Everyone, together, regardless of state borders, is united under the same attitude: water should be managed for the benefit of all parties, and the quality of...

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Rising to the occasion
March 16, 2015

Rising to the occasion

More than 50 people met at the Oreg Halasz (Old Fisherman) restaurant in Tat, Hungary, on Thursday, March 5, 2015, to obtain detailed information about the opening of a water management project that has been three years in the making. The aim of the project is to address water-related concerns in two adjacent Hungarian municipalities about 60 kilometres from Budapest. Tat and...

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