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Harmonic convergence
October 12, 2011

Harmonic convergence

On October 5, the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) took a significant step forward when Latvia's Ambassador to Hungary, H.E. Veronika Erte, signed an agreement to recognise the REC as a full-fledged international organisation. This important development is the result of a complex effort to raise the REC's international profile through an...

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Closing one chapter: opening another
October 10, 2011

Closing one chapter: opening another

Launched in October 2008, Regions for Sustainable Change (RSC) is a three-year, partnership-based project, the aim of which is to assist all European regions in making a shift towards low-carbon economic development. The driving idea behind this developmental approach-at a time during which climate change and financial crisis have global implications-is that it can make a huge...

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EMC develops new reporting solutions at Belgrade training
September 8, 2011

EMC develops new reporting solutions at Belgrade training

The Environmental Management Center in Serbia (EMC) held a second training for local experts in Belgrade from August 29 to September 2. The session offered advanced training to EMC experts, with clear goals established for both "Consultancy" and "Solution" group members. The main project partners (the Serbian Environment Protection Agency, Regional Environmental Center...

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REC-developed Green Pack to be included in EFE documents
September 2, 2011

REC-developed Green Pack to be included in EFE documents

The Green Pack, an educational multimedia toolkit developed by the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), will be among the circulated documents at the Seventh "Environment for Europe" Ministerial Conference in Astana, Kazakhstan, held on September 21-23. Introduced in 2001 and spearheaded by Kliment Mindjov, the Green Pack has proved an...

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Food security task force embarks on five-year mission
July 25, 2011

Food security task force embarks on five-year mission

No one denies that all living organisms need food in order to survive, but not everyone draws an immediate connection between food and social, economic and environmental security. Food security is, in fact, something that the European Union takes very seriously. A new project, Plant and Food Security (or PLANTFOODSEC), is an initiative of the AGROINNOVA Centre of Competence at...

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IPLA names REC as key partner
June 9, 2011

IPLA names REC as key partner

Acting on a March 30, 2010 invitation from Asian Institute of Technology President Said Irandoust to join the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA), and having received confirmation of acceptance in April from UNCRD Environment Programme Coordinator Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty, the Regional Environmental Center for...

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EMC project launched in Serbia
June 7, 2011

EMC project launched in Serbia

The 'Reporting for Sustainability' conference, held on May 19, 2011 in Belgrade, saw the official launch the project 'Setting up Environmental Management Center in Serbia' within the Serbian Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA). The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) is an implementing agency in this project. Oliver Dulic, Minister of...

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Asian, European journalists convene in Hungary
June 7, 2011

Asian, European journalists convene in Hungary

Climate change is an international threat that has no geographical boundaries. Asia and Europe, home to 58% of the world's population and connected by land, need to cooperate on climate change issues. With this in mind, over 30 participants and energy experts representing key media in Asia and Europe gathered in Szentendre, Hungary, from 4 to 6 June for the 6th...

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