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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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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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