- The REC network developed quickly in the early years. Having started with five countries in 1990, by 1993 four new countries had signed the REC Charter. The REC staff had grown to 71 members, more than a third of whom worked in the local offices. The new office staff were given regular training as REC contact points across Central and Eastern Europe.
- The Junior Fellowship Programme for young environmentalists was launched, attracting participants from five countries in Central and Eastern Europe.