Local Consultations Within the VFL Project in Armenia

The aim of the Local Consultations is to provide feedback on survey results to the participating communities and use the information for further discussions and joint actions development. It is a great opportunity to build relationships between different stakeholders (community groups, local government representatives) and to improve understanding among the wide range of participants on the community levels.

 

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REC Caucasus published Newsletter

REC Caucasus published a newsletter within the framework of the EU-funded project "Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain regions of the Caucasus" and Eurasia PArtnership Foundation funded project "Introduce Practice of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in Local Communities and Increase Preparedness Against Natural Disasters" covering implementation of FCFPP activities in Georgia.

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EC Caucasus Closes its EU funded Forest Project

On December 5, 2012, REC Caucasus launched a two-day closure conference on its EU funded project Fostering Community Forestry Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus 

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Countries throughout the world are seeking to achieve economic growth and development in ways that reduce the causes and effects of climate change, through so-called low-emission development strategies (LEDS)
February 20, 2017
Within the frames of the project - Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (REC Caucasus) is planning to implement pilot project desalinization of Agricultural land in East part of Georgia
February 17, 2017
Within the frames of Global Environment Facility's project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", the head of the Land Resources and Mining department of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection - Nino Chikovani
February 17, 2017
Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) with the partner Non-governmental organization "Uzemne plany SK" is implementing the Development Trough Land Use Planning (DETLUP) Project by holding the study tours for participants from Eastern partnership countries (Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
February 15, 2017
"Our land. Our home. Out future", is the rallying call for 2017 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD), observed every year on June 17
February 15, 2017
Within the frames of the project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia with The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus, which is financed
February 14, 2017
The Michael Succow Foundation (hereinafter referred to as MFS) and Rec Caucasus agree to be implementation partners in the frame of the project: "Biosphere Reserves as model regions for climate change mitigation and adaptation - capacity development for the establishment of biosphere reserve in Kakheti"
February 14, 2017
REC Caucasus in its capacity as the member of Consortium (formed by MWH Global leader, the Environment Agency Austria) implementing the EU funded project: "Central Asia enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water" participated at the fifth meeting of EU and Central Asia working group on environment and climate change
February 14, 2017
The Call for Proposals is announced under the project - “GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP)”. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment (BMUB) and delivered through the UNDP-implemented GEF Small Grants Programme
January 10, 2017
On December 22, the Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized the working meeting – “Policy Gaps and development of common vision on Windbreaks Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Georgia”.
December 22, 2016
Twenty-eight decision makers, experts and representatives of academic institutions working on topics related to ecosystems, biodiversity and nature conservation from three South Caucasus countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, convened from October 24-27, 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia
October 31, 2016
On September 7, 2016 Inception Meeting was conducted by the Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus, at the Conference Hall of the Environmental Information and Education Centre within the project “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas”.
September 9, 2016
Public consultation meetings will be held on the Final Draft River Basin Management Plan for the Chorokhi-Ajaristskali District Pilot Basin in Georgia, including assessment and monitoring of coastal waters, developed in the frame of the “Environmental Protection of International River Basins” (EPIRB) project
July 22, 2016
On June 10, 2016, in Batumi, Georgia, in the frame of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference, the Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized a side event at the Hilton hotel, entitled Mainstreaming practical application of green development mechanisms into environmental policies and practice in South Caucasus.
June 14, 2016
On June 8, 2016 in Batumi, Georgia in the frames of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC), UNCCD secretariat and GIZ organized the side event at hotel Hilton on Land Degradation Neutrality - a contribution to sustainable growth.
June 13, 2016
Today, on May 27, in the Kutaisi Municipal building, REC Caucasus organized a work seminar together with the Kutaisi Municipality Architecture Department. The aim of trainings is to improve the knowledge of local and regional authorities, NGOs, urbanists and architects
May 30, 2016
Today, on 25 of May, in the conference room of the Environmental Information and Education Centre, REC Caucasus organized a work seminar for architects, urban planners, and local administrations on land use planning as a part of the project “DETLUP” – “Development through Land use Planning”.
May 30, 2016
On 19th of April of 2016, In the conference room of the Environmental Information and Education Centre, REC Caucasus held a conference on RERAM “Bridging Gaps between R2I (Research to Innovation) in Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials”, in the capacity of results of research in the industry and implementation of recommendations
April 25, 2016
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Who We Are
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus - REC Caucasus is a non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal person to work for environment and sustainable development in the Caucasus region.
REC Caucasus is a unique and only regional organisation in South Caucasus.
REC Caucasus assists the Caucasus states in solving environmental problems and supports in building the civil society through promotion of public participation in the decision-making process, development of free exchange of information and encouragement of cooperation at national and regional level among NGOs, governments, businesses, local communities and all other stakeholders.
REC Caucasus Regional and National Offices
Regional Office in Tbilisi, Georgia
76c, Ilia Chavchavadze Ave, 3rd floor, 0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel/Fax +995 32 2253649 / +995 32 2253648
National Office in Yerevan, Armenia
7, Aygestan Street, Building 2, 0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: +374 10 574743, www.rec-caucasus.am
National Office in Baku, Azerbaijan
100a, B. Agayev Street, 1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994 12 4924173, www.rec-azerbaijan.az
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