The Sub-Regional Workshop of the beneficiary communities of CRESSIDA project in the Western Balkan countries was held in Rugova village close to Peja city in Kosovo on 14-15th of May 2018. The Sub-Regional Workshop was organized by the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) in the frame of CRESSIDA programme with kind support of the United States...Read more
On Europe Day (9 May), the EU Delegation and Member States organized a series of festive activities, among which the EU Village, located in the center of Tirana, on the "Skanderbeg" Square. All EU-funded projects in Albania participated in this activity. Distributed in different tents of the “village”, the projects presented the work done in accordance...Read more
Natural disasters and catastrophes can result in significant human and economic losses. Albania is frequently affected by natural and anthropogenic disasters, ranking 39th out of 171 countries according to the world risk report for 2017. Although most of these disasters cannot be prevented, there is a way to minimise risks, for example by distributing...Read more
Under the auspices of the H.E. Blendi Klosi, Minister of Tourism and Environment, REC team and its partners with the support of German Development Cooperation, presented the new Integrated Waste Management Strategy (2018-2033) for Albania. This document represents a comprehensive approach by reforming the waste management system in Albania in order to both meet EU vision on...Read more
Food safety for the protection and welfare of the population. Two-day training with representatives of the Civil Society for the Environment in Albania.
Food-borne diseases are a preventable and undervalued public health problem. These diseases are a burden on the health of the population and contribute significantly to the cost of health care. They also pose a major challenge to certain groups of people. Although one may be affected by a food illness, some people are at greater risk, such as children younger than 4, who have...Read more
Within the World Wetlands Day, the Regional Environment Center (REC) Albania, in cooperation with the Regional Administration of Protected Areas of Fier and Lezha, organized several activities with students and young civil society activists. The activities took place in two of the most important country's wetland ecosystems: Divjaka-Karavasta Lagoon and Kune-Vain...Read more