Bringing together people from different cultures contributes immensely not only to a more sustainable, but also to a more open-minded, more dynamic and more democratic Europe.

Andrea Burzacchini, Project Coordinator, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

As Leonardo da Vinci observed 500 years ago, “Nature never breaks her own laws.” Achieving sustainable development in the 21st century requires visionary leadership based on a profound understanding of this guiding principle. The Sustainable Development Academy offers inspirational learning and regional networking opportunities for leaders committed to inter-generational responsibility.
Marta Szigeti Bonifert, Executive Director, Regional Environmental Center

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Sharing experience today for tomorrow
November 12, 2014
The REC, with contribution from the Italian Trust Fund, organised a side event in the framework of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development on November 10, 2014 in Nagoya, Japan. Speakers and participants (H.E. Laszlo Palkovits, Minister of State, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary; H.E. Lindita Nikolla, Minister of ...
Setting the agenda
April 25, 2014
The Regional Environmental Center's country office in Turkey (REC Turkey) has established a new partnership with Bilkent University in Ankara and Bogazici (Bosphorus) University in Istanbul. The Corporate Sustainability Certificate Programme (CSCP) for business and public sector professionals is aimed at those willing to learn more about ...
High-level guests attend 2013 CfS
January 29, 2014
The 2013 Course for Sustainability kicked off with several high-level guests presenting their professional experience on green growth that has become an important focus of international sustainability work in the past several years. The Guest of Honor was H.R.H. Princess Basma bint Ali of Jordan. In her view, man is an integral part of the world ...
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