Exhibition “Romania Powered by Nature”
Between 27 May and 20 June 2016, Dalles Hall in Bucharest hosted the exhibition “Romania Powered by Nature”, an event dedicated to nature and to initiatives impacting the environment. During this event, the Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests presented the results of the three programmes funded by Norway Grants (RO02 – Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, RO04 – Reduction of Hazardous Substances and RO07 – Adaptation to Climate Change). The project RO02-0013-SIENPHCTS – Integrated Study on the Contribution of Ecosystems in the protected Natura 2000 areas: Pricop-Huta-Certeze and the Upper Tisa to the Sustainable Development of Local Communities was among them.
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Internship (Student Exchange Programme), 10-19.04.2016
Between 10 and 19 April 2016, the internship Adaptation to Climate Change in Norway took place as a prize awarded to the five winning teams of the contest Green Path in Models, developed under the aegis of the Environmental Protection Agency Sibiu within the project Green Path towards Sustainable Development. One of the five winning teams was the one comprised of Andrei NIȚOAIA and Ionuț-Răzvan PONCIȘ, two graduates of the Faculty of Geography, specialized in Hydrology and Meteorology, members of the RO02-0013 – SIENPHCTS project implementation team. During the internship, the students went to Norway, accompanied by Mrs Rodica Ciudin and Mr Isarie Claudiu, professors at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, as well as by the project promoters (Environmental Protection Agency Sibiu).
Each winning team was requested to present its project/model proposal on adapting to climate change. The presentation was attended by professors, officials and experts in the field. In addition, the students attended courses and seminars on various issues related to sustainable development, held at the University of Sogndal (https://www.hisf.no/en),
Kick-off Conference! 25 November 2015
The Faculty of Geography under Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, in partnership with Heidenroslein Association, Baia Mare, Romania and the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Trondheim, Norway, organizes the kick-off conference of the project RO02-0013 – Integrated Study on the Contribution of Ecosystems in the protected Natura 2000 areas: Pricop-Huta-Certeze and the Upper Tisa to the Sustainable Development of Local Communities (SIENPHCTS).
The event will take place on Wednesday 25 November 2015 at 10.00 a.m., in Ambasador Hall, Grand Hotel Napoca, 1 Octavian Goga Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The project is funded by the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism 2009-2014, Programme RO02 – Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Call for Proposals No. 1, whose Programme Operator is the Romanian Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests.