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Join the discussion!
July 4, 2013

Join the discussion!

The Rio+20 Conference of the UN decided that efforts made in the framework of the Millennium Development Goals should continue from 2015 onwards, and that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should guide these efforts. The SDGs will be set by the UN General Assembly in the autumn of 2014. The outcome document of Rio+20 titled "The Future We Want", drew attention to the...

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EEA Grants approves new climate change programme
June 20, 2013

EEA Grants approves new climate change programme

On June 6, 2013, the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism Committee approved the new programme area Adaptation to Climate Change. The aims of the programme are to promote a clear understanding of climate change impacts and vulnerability in Hungary, to promote actions for increased local-level capacity for climate resilience, to raise awareness of climate change impacts, and to show...

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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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