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News The Course on Sustainability and Action - Deadline for applications is 05 April, 2009

The course for Sustainability and Action will be comprised of 3 modules:

  1. Module 1: Introduction to sustainable development (social, economic and environmental pillars; 80-90 participants); May 24 to 31, 2009 in Budva, Montenegro ("Queen of Montenegro" Hotel
  2. Module 2: Advanced SD topical issues (35 participants); September 27 to October 4, 2009 at VIU, San Servolo Island, Venice
  3. Module 3: Sustainability in practice + site visits; October 4 to 7, 2009 in REC Head Office, Szentendre, Hungary

The Regional Environmental Center (REC) with the support of the Ministry for Development Cooperation of The Netherlands and the Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of Italy (IMELS) is proud to announce the Course for Sustainability and Action for representatives of national governments, cities and local communities, associations of towns and municipalities, NGOs, regional and local development agencies from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary,  Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, and Slovakia and Kosovo/a (territory under interim UN administration).

In a world challenged by growing economic and environmental crises, sustainable development is the approach most likely to provide a balance between the environmental, economic and social needs of humanity nowadays. We are inviting mid-level professionals with a working knowledge of English to apply for this exciting training opportunity and broaden their existing knowledge with important information and practical skills that will help them work towards sustainable development in a more efficient and concrete manner.

Successful applications will include a completed application form, a brief resume with the description of key responsibilities (Curriculum Vitae), a brief statement of interest (maximum 450 words) as well as a brief letter of support from the applicant's supervisor. Deadline for applications is 05 April, 2009.

For all forms and additional information please visit or contact Ms. Tamara Nikolic at



Contact information Ms. Tamara Nikolic, Junior Project Manager, The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Ady Endre 9-11, 2000 Szentendre, Hungary (email: ; )
Phone: +36 26 504 000, ext. 306 ; Fax +36 26 311 294 ; GSM. + 36 20 383 98 47
News type Inbrief
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File link local invitation_rec_course.doc (DOC, 168 Kb)
Source of information The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
Geographical coverage Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Kosovo
News date 30/03/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH