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Europe still fighting against air pollution

High level European policymakers meet on 2-3 June 2005 in Copenhagen, at the new European Environment and Health Committee (EEHC) to examine how much progress has been made since last June when 52 countries agreed to reduce children's exposure to air pollution.

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Europe must help fast growing economies meet tomorrows transport challenge

How should we engage tomorrow's economic power houses like China, India, Brazil and Indonesia to work towards cleaner transport? The question was posed by the renowned Brussels based think tank Friends of Europe at a round table debate during Green Week from 31 May to 3 June.

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Environment for kids at the EEA website

Children all over Europe are now offered environmental information in their own language in the kids' zone on the European Environment Agency website. The kids' zone was developed in recognition of the need to reach younger audiences, in this case children aged 10 - 14, about the state and trends of Europe's environment. "Education is about engagement. I would like to invite not only children, but also adults to make use of the features developed for younger audiences on our website to find out how we really can engage children in environmental issues", says EEA Executive Director Jacqueline McGlade.

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High visibility for the Agency at Green Week

The European Commission's annual Green Week conference and exhibition in Brussels is this year dedicated to presenting and discussing various aspects of climate change. The Agency takes part in the event as we have done over the last years, this time with both an exhibition stand and with contributors in the conference part. The exhibition this year covers three floors in the Charlemange building in Brussels and numbers 72 public bodies, NGOs and private companies.

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Network of Heads of European Environment Protection Agencies - 4th meeting, Ljubljana, 10 - 11 March 2005

The Network of Heads of European Environment Protection Agencies held its 4th meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 10 - 11 March 2005. There were representatives from agencies from 23 countries, as well as from the European Commission and the European Environment Agency. The Environmental Protection Agency of the United States was also invited to take part in the meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Environment Protection Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, who provided an overview of both the work of the Agency and the state of the environment of Slovenia at the start of the meeting.

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