Achievements and Contributions
- The Fifth Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” took place in Kiev. The ministerial declaration acknowledged the achievements of the REC with the CEE sub-programme of the Environmental Action Programme (EAP) Task Force and encouraged the REC to continue contributing to multi-stakeholder cooperation.
- The REC strongly contributed to the development and negotiation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, and Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment.
- The Priority Environmental Investment Programme for South Eastern Europe, developed by the REC, was endorsed by SEE ministers.
- The REC supported six countries from Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia in building the capacities of authorities and civil society on the application of the Aarhus Convention.