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Shared vision for the Lepenec River
June 11, 2014

Shared vision for the Lepenec River

The first meeting under the recently launched project "Lepenec River Protection via the Introduction of Integrated Water Management" was held on May 29, 2014, in the Macedonian capital Skopje. The project is funded by Finland and implemented in the framework of the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) as part of its South East Europe Programme "Transforming...

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Bridging the gap
June 10, 2014

Bridging the gap

International Green Belt conference offers unique chance for transboundary cooperation During the final GREENNET conference, the results of the three-year EU-funded project, a GREENNET Charter and a cross section of European best practice examples to secure and develop the Green Belt were presented. The Green Belt is the valuable ecological network along the former Iron...

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Bold agenda
May 11, 2014

Bold agenda

On January 21, 2014, the European Commission launched its 2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy. Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard emphasised that climate policy is not synonymous with deindustrialisation or hampering competitiveness: on the contrary, placing a price on carbon can stimulate innovation and promote...

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PEP talk
April 28, 2014

PEP talk

Honourable Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would first like to thank UNECE for giving us the opportunity to attend the Fourth High-Level Meeting on Transport, Health and Environment. The REC, an international organisation with more than 20 years of experience in addressing environmental issues in Central and Eastern Europe, and beyond, builds capacities for sustainable...

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Lesson plans
April 28, 2014

Lesson plans

Attila Korodi, Romania's Minister of Environment, and REC Executive Director Marta Szigeti Bonifert consulted earlier this month on Romania's possible adoption of the REC-developed Green Pack multimedia environmental education programme. The Green Pack is a comprehensive education programme on sustainable development for schoolchildren, and is already available in 18...

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Setting the agenda
April 25, 2014

Setting the agenda

The Regional Environmental Center's country office in Turkey (REC Turkey) has established a new partnership with Bilkent University in Ankara and Bogazici (Bosphorus) University in Istanbul. The Corporate Sustainability Certificate Programme (CSCP) for business and public sector professionals is aimed at those willing to learn more about sustainability practices and concepts...

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