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Energy-efficiency project kicks off 32-month run
August 7, 2009

Energy-efficiency project kicks off 32-month run

  The goal of the 'USE Efficiency' project is to create a common stream for energy efficiency systems in university buildings. Both universities and students are targeted as shining role models for energy-efficient solutions and energy-conscious behaviour. The project involves ten EU countries (nine universities and four market players), and in addition to improving...

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5 key achievements in 5 years
June 29, 2009

5 key achievements in 5 years

A lot can happen in five years. To cite just a few examples: a baby learns to walk, talk and behave independently within five years' time; in the animal kingdom, many species mature and reproduce over a similar span; and some fast-growing tree species are already tall enough to be harvested for timber. Five years is equally significant in business terms: after initial phases...

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June 8, 2009

Good governance in SEE at heart of Mavrovo Initiative

  The Ministry for Environment and Physical Planning of FYR Macedonia, under the auspices of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union, organised the International Conference on Partnership and Dialogue: Preconditions for Good Governance for Implementation of the EU Environmental Acquis, which took place in National Park Mavrovo on May 27-29, 2009. Present...

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TCP and REC cooperate
June 4, 2009

TCP and REC cooperate

  Marta Szigeti Bonifert was invited to participate at the North American Summit of Al Gore's 'The Climate Project' (TCP) in May, following prior discussions on cooperation between Jenny Clad, executive director of TCP, and the REC. Talks continued about possible cooperation, aiming at a joint effort for comprehensive awareness raising on climate change issues and...

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Learning and sipping in Serbia
May 4, 2009

Learning and sipping in Serbia

'Salash' is a popular word in Serbia. It refers to those traditional farm houses which are scattered across remote fields of Vojvodina, the country's north-western autonomous province. Having endured the rise and fall of the Habsburg Empire, the Yugoslav Federation, two world wars and several Balkan wars, many salash farms stand abandoned and mostly out of sight. But in...

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