Local Consultations Within the VFL Project in Armenia

The aim of the Local Consultations is to provide feedback on survey results to the participating communities and use the information for further discussions and joint actions development. It is a great opportunity to build relationships between different stakeholders (community groups, local government representatives) and to improve understanding among the wide range of participants on the community levels.


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REC Caucasus published Newsletter

REC Caucasus published a newsletter within the framework of the EU-funded project "Fostering Community Forest Policy and Practice in Mountain regions of the Caucasus" and Eurasia PArtnership Foundation funded project "Introduce Practice of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in Local Communities and Increase Preparedness Against Natural Disasters" covering implementation of FCFPP activities in Georgia.

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EC Caucasus Closes its EU funded Forest Project

On December 5, 2012, REC Caucasus launched a two-day closure conference on its EU funded project Fostering Community Forestry Policy and Practice in Mountain Regions of the Caucasus 

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Public consultation meetings will be held on the Final Draft River Basin Management Plan for the Chorokhi-Ajaristskali District Pilot Basin in Georgia, including assessment and monitoring of coastal waters, developed in the frame of the “Environmental Protection of International River Basins” (EPIRB) project
July 22, 2016
On June 10, 2016, in Batumi, Georgia, in the frame of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference, the Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized a side event at the Hilton hotel, entitled Mainstreaming practical application of green development mechanisms into environmental policies and practice in South Caucasus.
June 14, 2016
On June 8, 2016 in Batumi, Georgia in the frames of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC), UNCCD secretariat and GIZ organized the side event at hotel Hilton on Land Degradation Neutrality - a contribution to sustainable growth.
June 13, 2016
Today, on May 27, in the Kutaisi Municipal building, REC Caucasus organized a work seminar together with the Kutaisi Municipality Architecture Department. The aim of trainings is to improve the knowledge of local and regional authorities, NGOs, urbanists and architects
May 30, 2016
Today, on 25 of May, in the conference room of the Environmental Information and Education Centre, REC Caucasus organized a work seminar for architects, urban planners, and local administrations on land use planning as a part of the project “DETLUP” – “Development through Land use Planning”.
May 30, 2016
On 19th of April of 2016, In the conference room of the Environmental Information and Education Centre, REC Caucasus held a conference on RERAM “Bridging Gaps between R2I (Research to Innovation) in Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials”, in the capacity of results of research in the industry and implementation of recommendations
April 25, 2016
REC Caucasus starts to implement the project “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas”, which is initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources protection. The project is financed by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and su
April 21, 2016
REC Caucasus starts organizing the trainings for architects, urban planners, and local administrations on land use planning. This will be the good bases and incentive for successful economic and social development. The aim of trainings is to improve the knowledge of local and regional authorities, NGOs, urbanists and architects in land use planning
April 21, 2016
For the first time in the South Caucasus, REC Caucasus developed and implemented three pilot projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia within the project “Mainstreaming the Payment for Ecosystem Services for Green growth in South Caucasus”.
February 10, 2016
In 2014, REC Caucasus coordinated a projects with Oxfam and Red Cross who have started the third phase of a regional program “Supporting Community Resilience in South Caucasus” (Oxfam) and “Regional Programme for Building Resilient Local Communities” (Red Cross)
December 28, 2015
REC Caucasus has successfully concluded the “Capacity building for Sustainable forest management for a greener economies in Georgia” project, which was achieved through cooperation with United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
December 17, 2015
The Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (REC Caucasus) launched Cleaner Production web-site in English and Russian languages (http://www.rec-caucasus.org/cp/), under the project “Strengthen Cleaner Production policy and practice in the South Caucasus countries through applying integrated and preventive environmental strategy”.
November 13, 2014
“UNIDO RECP Project in Georgia organized an awareness raising meeting in Telavi city on October 9, 2014. Representatives of busyness sector, local governments, academia and NGOs acting in the Kakheti region attended the meeting.
October 16, 2014
Simply love being outdoors? Then come and discover the fascinating Caucasus ecoregion and its network of protected areas in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
September 11, 2014
From April 25 to 26, 2014, Regional environmental center for Caucasus team (Ms. Nune Harutyunyan, REC C Director, Ms. Dshkhuhi Sahakyan, National Project Coordinator and Ms. Hasmik Manukyan, Accountant) have conducted monitoring field visit to the Koghb and Jujevan communities within...
April 30, 2014
The Regional Environmental Center for the caucasus REC Caucasus is calling for expressions of interest from enterprises in the food and agroprocessing, construction and/or chemical materials sectors to participate in the programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production in Armenia funded by UNIDO.
March 17, 2014
October 31, 2013: REC Caucasus and GIZ organized a regional workshop, titled ‘Development of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in South Caucasus countries,' in cooperation with the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Environment Ministry (BMU)
November 6, 2013
On October 24-25, 2013, a Regional Workshop took place in the context of the project: „Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) in South Caucasus countries” in Tbilisi, Georgia.
October 31, 2013
Who We Are
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus - REC Caucasus is a non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal person to work for environment and sustainable development in the Caucasus region.
REC Caucasus is a unique and only regional organisation in South Caucasus.
REC Caucasus assists the Caucasus states in solving environmental problems and supports in building the civil society through promotion of public participation in the decision-making process, development of free exchange of information and encouragement of cooperation at national and regional level among NGOs, governments, businesses, local communities and all other stakeholders.
REC Caucasus Regional and National Offices
Regional Office in Tbilisi, Georgia
76c, Ilia Chavchavadze Ave, 3rd floor, 0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel/Fax +995 32 2253649 / +995 32 2253648
National Office in Yerevan, Armenia
7, Aygestan Street, Building 2, 0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: +374 10 574743, www.rec-caucasus.am
National Office in Baku, Azerbaijan
100a, B. Agayev Street, 1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994 12 4924173, www.rec-azerbaijan.az

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