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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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REC receives special message from EC Commissioner for the Environment
June 24, 2010

REC receives special message from EC Commissioner for the Environment

What follows is the text of a special video message from European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary celebration of the REC: "Ladies and gentlemen, I'm sorry I can't be with you today to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the REC. I can at least send you this message with my congratulations. "Fundamentally, we...

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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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