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Struga to host ENVSEC meeting in June
May 18, 2012

Struga to host ENVSEC meeting in June

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), as host of the ENVSEC Initiative's Regional Desk Office for South Eastern Europe, is organising the Regional Meeting of the ENVSEC Initiative in South Eastern Europe to be held on June 6-8, 2012 in Struga, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The meeting will provide an opportunity to update...

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Hungarian schools take on climate change
May 14, 2012

Hungarian schools take on climate change

By the Changing with the Climate Network What can Hungarian schools do to combat climate change and global warming? What are the related tasks for those working in the Hungarian education system? What are the most efficient methods for teaching and learning about climate change? How might we integrate climate change issues into the national curriculum? These...

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SIDA signs agreement with REC Albania to support environmental civil society
May 9, 2012

SIDA signs agreement with REC Albania to support environmental civil society

SENiOR-A is the name of a new programme to support environmental civil society organisations (CSOs) in Albania. The programme will be officially launched in early June 2012 and run until April 2015. After almost 20 years of development in this sector, the environmental movement now takes in numerous contributions ranging from grass-root efforts to specialised professional...

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REC launches Green Pack online
April 27, 2012

REC launches Green Pack online

One of the most successful and influential projects in the Regional Environmental Center's 22-year history is the Green Pack, an interactive, multimedia educational toolkit used to educate schoolchildren (between the ages of 11 and 14) about the environment. Since making its debut 10 years ago in Poland, the Green Pack has appeared in local language versions in 15 countries...

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EMC welcomes eight new clients
March 29, 2012

EMC welcomes eight new clients

At the promotional event 'Reporting for Sustainability II', which launched the second phase of the 'Setting up the Environmental Management Center In Serbia' project, officials of the Serbian Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) called all interested companies to apply for remaining free licenses allowing companies to become new project clients. Many companies responded to...

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Warming up for Brazil
February 29, 2012

Warming up for Brazil

On February 15 the REC hosted ambassadors to Hungary from over 20 countries for a luncheon and informal discussion in the run-up to the "Rio+20" Conference, to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June. The event was organized with support from Slovenian Ambassador to Hungary Darja Bavdaz Kuret, who co-moderated the proceedings with REC Executive Director Marta Szigeti Bonifert....

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Sustainable ways of living are SPREADing across Europe
February 23, 2012

Sustainable ways of living are SPREADing across Europe

A new report finds that a growing number of people across Europe are changing how they live, move and consume in exchange for higher quality, less impact on the environment, and at reduced expense. According to the report Sustainable Lifestyles: Today's Facts & Tomorrow's Trends, many initiatives, policies, businesses and social movements have accumulated in Europe in...

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A think-to-do tank
January 9, 2012

A think-to-do tank

Madam President, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Regional Environmental Center's experience over the years has demonstrated that long-term, cooperative environmental action in diverse regions can only be successful if based on mutual trust and understanding, a shared vision and benefits for all stakeholders. Our international organisation: is active...

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