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A city in bloom
March 22, 2013

A city in bloom

Mass planting of white roses will help raise environmental awareness throughout SkopjeMass planting of white roses will help raise environmental awareness throughout Skopje 

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Smart Cities seeks innovative ICT ideas
February 14, 2013

Smart Cities seeks innovative ICT ideas

The Smart Cities and Communities European Innovation Partnership is encouraging stakeholder involvement and gathering energy-saving technologies in the run up to a conference organised this summer by the REC. Europe's biggest research effort in sustainable urbanism is on the lookout for promising ICT technologies to reduce cities' environmental footprints. It hopes to display...

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EIT aims to KIC-start innovation
February 12, 2013

EIT aims to KIC-start innovation

Transport is one of four sub-themes addressed by 'KIC InnoEnergy' (KIC stands for 'Knowledge and Innovation Community') within the scope of the Smart and Efficient Buildings and Cities roadmap. Other thematic fields addressed by the company, established in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), include Energy Efficiency Clean Coal Technologies,...

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Call for SECTOR grants launched in Belarus
February 7, 2013

Call for SECTOR grants launched in Belarus

On January 24, 2013, the programme "Supporting Environmental Civil Society Organisations in Belarus and Moldova" (SECTOR), part of the framework programme "Strengthening Local Environmental Planning and Environmental Civil Society in Belarus and Moldova during 2012-2014" (STREAM), launched a call for local and national grants for civil society organisations (CSOs) in...

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'SENSE' programme for CSOs kicks off in Serbia
December 7, 2012

'SENSE' programme for CSOs kicks off in Serbia

SENSE, a new civil society support programme aimed at strengthening environmental civil society in Serbia, kicked off officially on December 6, 2012. Following provisions of the EUR 2.2 million contract on cooperation signed between the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Regional Environmental Center, Country Office Serbia, the programme focuses on four clusters of...

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'We are all potential leaders'
December 7, 2012

'We are all potential leaders'

Madam President, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Government of Qatar for hosting this conference and for leading the countries of its region towards more climate-friendly policies. COP after COP, as the world becomes increasingly vulnerable to a changing climate, so many challenges remain unresolved that we appear to be losing touch...

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A closer look
December 5, 2012

A closer look

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe organised a side event in the EU Pavilion during the Doha UN Climate Change Conference (COP18) on December 5, 2012. The event focused on adaptation in an enlarging Europe. The goal of the event was to disseminate information about recently achieved outputs within international projects that can assist in:...

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