Spreading the Message
- The Senior Fellows Programme was launched for government officials, academics, business people and NGOs.
- The EU CEE Environmental Action Programme was translated into 13 languages and disseminated by the REC.
- More than USD 0.5 million were awarded for 488 local grants in 10 countries.
- Based on accumulated data and drawing on its regional experience, the REC emerged as an influential publisher. The trail-blazing survey Strategic Environmental Issues for Central and Eastern Europe gathered contributions from 150 experts from 10 countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The REC also published a series of manuals on public participation in environmental decision making in English and 10 local languages, and held national training workshops to promote the use of the manuals in 10 countries. The first NGO Directory was also published, along with Government and Environment, a book listing government agencies and their environmental responsibilities.