Handover of PREPARE Secretariat & New events in 2015

Czech chairmanship of PREPARE network is ending. What innovative ideas did it bring to sustainable consumption and production?


After three years of leadership, PREPARE president Mr. Zdenek Horsak, Director General of SITA CZ, handed over the Secretariat of the international network PREPARE to Prof. Peter Glavic at the network meeting in Copenhagen last week. The Secretariat of PREPARE, which main goal is to promote sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and the implementation of environmental projects, is taken over by Slovenia after the Czech Republic.


Read the full press release here.


SDEWES - 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems


The 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference will be held in Dubrovnik 27 September to 3 October, 2015. A special session on Smart Cities will be organized within the conference. The Session will deal with all aspects of a smart, sustainable development of Cities, especially with questions of mobility, energy, environment, urban planning, economy and citizen involvement. It will deal with technologies, but much more with systems and multi-disciplinary challenges.


The session organizer, Mr. Hans Schnitzer, would like to remind you that the deadline for a detailed abstract expires on December 15.


For more information visit the conference website.


SWITCH-Med Action Network Event 2015


SWITCH-Med Programme, which aim is to facilitate the shift toward sustainable consumption and production in the Southern Mediterranean Region, would like to announce that the 2015 conference "Towards productive, circular and collaborative economies in the Mediterranean" will take place in Barcelona 28 — 30 October, 2015. At the event, the Award on Eco-design funded by the Catalan Government will be hosted.


More information can be found here.