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Can't wait for summer!
March 29, 2011

Can't wait for summer!

The Regional Environmental Center (REC), in partnership with the Venice International University, is organising the first Course for Environmental Sustainability for Belarus and Ukraine, which will take July 2-14, 2011. The course will be held in two locations: Venice, Italy and Szentendre, Hungary. The Course was designed to address the ongoing challenge of...

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REC joins team of experts focused on food security
March 11, 2011

REC joins team of experts focused on food security

The REC is part of a 13-member consortium that will implement a new project focused on increasing the quality and impact of plant and food biosecurity training and research in Europe. With EUR 6 million in funding from the European Commission's Security Research programme, the five-year project brings together experts from eight countries to anticipate and deal with a...

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Education on the go
January 31, 2011

Education on the go

'What Will the Weather Be Like Tomorrow?' is a project developed in response to study results measuring public awareness of environmental and climatic changes. The project objective is to involve high school students in searching for climate change solutions and to help lay the groundwork for adaptive infrastructure. The Sky Tent is portable educational facility, the...

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REC Executive Director addresses Cancun
December 13, 2010

REC Executive Director addresses Cancun

Madame President, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   How can we speed up cooperation against climate change in Central and Eastern Europe and other regions? What mechanisms can be strengthened for mitigation and adaptation efforts? The transition towards clean energy and low-carbon industries on both the demand and supply sides are the two major...

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Sharing a culture of eco-sustainability
November 18, 2010

Sharing a culture of eco-sustainability

In an address to delegates attending the 'Eco-building solutions: raising awareness for wider application' in Split, Croatia on October 22, 2010, Stefania Romano of the Italian Trust Fund proposed two primary objectives: to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the construction sector, and to transform Central and Eastern European industries into sustainable...

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A consolidated effort
October 20, 2010

A consolidated effort

Dating back to 2004, more than 500 people have participated in roughly 20 courses specially designed to promote practices leading to sustainable development. These various 'courses for sustainability' have been carried out in and focused on areas such as Central and Eastern Europe, South-Eastern Europe, the Visegrad countries, Central Asia, the Black Sea region, Turkey, and...

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