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Learning by doing
November 16, 2009

Learning by doing

On November 3, renowned author, educator, trainer and systems analyst Dennis Meadows conducted a one-day training workshop in Szentendre, Hungary for approximately three dozen people, most of them from the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC). The event coincided with meetings of the REC General Assembly and was followed by a reception at the REC...

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Montenegro pledges to fight climate change
October 30, 2009

Montenegro pledges to fight climate change

The Regional Conference on Climate Change and Sustainable Development took place on October 16-17, 2009 in Budva, Montenegro. Organised by the Montenegrin Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment and Italian Ministry of Land and Sea, the event attracted a wide range of participants from several countries. The conference was among the biggest international...

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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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