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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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PEIP helps improve water and waste laws
March 21, 2009

PEIP helps improve water and waste laws

Environmental degradation is a global phenomenon, but concern and awareness about this problem is now growing in South-East Europe (SEE). The real question, however, is: 'How do broad environmental directives translate into meaningful environmental change?' In an effort to come up with some of the right answers, the SEE region draws support from an innovative European...

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Kazakhstan hosts 5th Course for Sustainability
March 21, 2009

Kazakhstan hosts 5th Course for Sustainability

The Course for Sustainability: Strategies, Methodologies, Policies and Actions for Kazakhstan officially kicked off in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on April 14. Forty senior officials from Kazakhstan's government participated in the weeklong training. A launch, press conference and welcome dinner were held to commemorate the opening of the course. Speaking at the...

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