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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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Americans abroad
May 27, 2011

Americans abroad

A group of environmental students from the University of Minnesota in the US visited the Regional Environmental Center (REC) from May 22-24. Among other activities, the group attended a lecture from State Secretary and Central European University Professor Zoltan Illes, who covered a range of scientific, environmental and political topics. Illes spoke first about water...

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East meets West
April 29, 2011

East meets West

Brussels - High-level European and Chinese representatives gathered at the European Parliament on April 12, 2011 for 'Low-Carbon Economy Challenges and the Europe-China Energy Centre'. The meeting marked the first anniversary of operations for the Europe-China Energy Centre, or EC2. (Click HERE to view all of the presentations from the April 12 event.) The Regional...

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EBRD Public Consultation Meetings to take place in Moscow, London
April 1, 2011

EBRD Public Consultation Meetings to take place in Moscow, London

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is inviting civil society organisations, clients, partners and other interested parties to comment on draft revisions of the Bank's Public Information Policy. The full text of the policy and a detailed explanation of the current revision process are available here. In order for the Bank to understand a wide range of...

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