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REC celebrates 20th Anniversary
June 18, 2010

REC celebrates 20th Anniversary

On Friday, June 18, the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) celebrated its 20th Anniversary as an international organisation. On the occasion of the REC's 20th Anniversary, REC Charter Signatories adopted a declaration in which they honoured the REC's foundation, its work throughout the region and its viability as an independent...

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Italian and Hungarian businesses partner to reduce CO2 emissions
June 11, 2010

Italian and Hungarian businesses partner to reduce CO2 emissions

A direct link now connects top Italian and Hungarian businesses committed to containing CO2 emissions within established international limits. This is what emerged as a common thread from last week's 'Solutions for a Low Carbon Future' roundtable, which took place in Budapest during the RENEXPO Fair, organised by the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern...

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REC 'Bike to Work' team posts big result
May 28, 2010

REC 'Bike to Work' team posts big result

The REC finished in the top 3 percent in the recently concluded Hungary-wide 'Bike to Work' contest (Bringazz a Munkaba!). Despite getting started a week late, the REC's five-member squad pedaled a total of 1,162 kilometres during the contest period, March 29 to April 30. As a result, Team REC placed 144th among the 5,500 registered medium-sized companies. By riding bikes...

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ENVSEC responds to environment and security challenges
May 6, 2010

ENVSEC responds to environment and security challenges

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) has been an active participant in the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) since 2006. Thus far, REC contributions to ENVSEC include overall strategy development, project management, and communications and networking activities. After chairing the ENVSEC Initiative in 2008, the REC now assumes...

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Boo who?
April 30, 2010

Boo who?

Energy Issues are child's play with new European animation series 'My Friend Boo' 

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A royal treat
March 24, 2010

A royal treat

Thursday, March 18, was a very special day for the REC, as His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to the REC Headquarters in Szentendre. The visit was arranged in conjunction with the REC's 20th Anniversary and His Royal Highness's participation later that afternoon at a business roundtable in Budapest, arranged...

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Strength in numbers
March 8, 2010

Strength in numbers

One week into a difficult fortnight of international negotiations in Copenhagen last December, the LG Action project COP 15 media update reflected the interest of local governments in playing an increasingly vital role in attempts to achieve real breakthroughs in tackling climate change. However, no matter how concerted and innovative their efforts to meet environmental...

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