News

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Jun2017
The 1st Round table aiming to develop an integrated programme and an interregional initiative to achieve the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in the Balkan Peninsula was carried out successfully in Vlasti Kozani, Greece on Saturday 17th of June, under the auspices of the Group on Earth Observation [... Read More

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Jun2017
trategic Development of a Transnational and Interregional Initiative in the Balkan Region to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by Integrating Earth Observation Activities in the Agri-Food Sector UNDER THE AUSPICES OF GROUP ON EARTH OBSERVATION   Context and Motivation The agreed international commitments in regard to sustainable development and adaptation to climate change, as well ... Read More

05

May2017
The evolving landscape of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) to engage with numerous UN activities, multi-stakeholder partnerships, emerging initiatives and voluntary commitments from all stakeholders devoted to support the SDG process. GEO is working closely with users and stakeholders such as: GEO ... Read More

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Feb2017
10th General Assembly of i-BEC, Thessaloniki, 15th of February 2017 The 10th i-BEC General Assembly  was held on Wednesday, 02.15.2017  at the  Thessaloniki Concert Hall, following the invitation of the i-BEC President Mr. Dionysis Panagiotopoulos, Secretary General of the Decentralized Administration of Peloponnese - Western Greece and the Ionian Sea,  with ... Read More

07

Nov2016
Prof George Zalidis  represented  i-BEC is at  Saint Petersburg for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) thirteenth annual Plenary meeting (GEO-XIII)   ... Read More

02

Nov2016
i-BEC and members of the si-cluster  joined the The Network of Copernicus Relays which the  European Commission created in order to promote the open data of Copernicus to intermediate and end users and to creating information structures for seamless and sustainable coverage of issues relating to Copernicus throughout Europe .... Read More

06

Oct2016
The national TV channel ΕΡΤ3  had a 10 minutes special at its ΑΓΡΟWeek new TV show for agriculture on i-BECs on Saturday 1st of October You can see the whole show HERE  

13

Jul2016
Novi Sad, 14 – 15 July 2016 A regional workshop “Accelerating EO-powered businesses and market take-up” took place on 14th – to 15th July in Novi Sad, Serbia. The event was held as a part of the project GEO-CRADLE, funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme. It was hosted ... Read More

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May2016
GEO-CRADLE brings together key players representing the whole (Balkans, N. Africa and M. East) region with the overarching objective of establishing a multi-regional coordination network (the GEO-CRADLE network) that will support the effective integration of existing EO capacities, and contributes to the improved implementation of GEO, GEOSS, and ... Read More

01

Apr2016
Lagadas,01-04-2016 Ref. No.: 120 Call for tenders with the accelerated procedure for the provision of standard solutions, materials and consumables used in the laboratory and the field, for the implementation of Action 3.4 of the European project «WET_AID - Protection of ... Read More

01

Mar2016
The Kick-Off (KO) Meeting of the GEO-CRADLE project took  place at the IONIC CENTRE (Plaka, Athens) on February, 18 and 19, 2016. The project Coordinating and integRating state-of-the-art Earth Observation Activities in the regions of North Africa, Middle East, and Balkans and Developing Links with GEO related initiatives towards GEOSS, GEO -CRADLE for ... Read More

20

Jan2016
Prof Zalidis i-BEC's Scientific Coordinator is an invited speaker together with Ms Barbara Ryan , Director of GEO Secretariat at the DGI2016  is the  largest-scale annual meeting in Europe of military and civilian geospatial intelligence agency leaders to give a joint presentation on ''New Developments in Earth Observation for Earlier ... Read More

08

Dec2015
        Prof G. Zalidis, Scientific Coordinator of i-BEC,  took part in the Workshop “Establishment of the International Network of Soil Information Institutions” at FAO Headquarters from 8-10 December. Strengthening of soil data and information is the goal of pillar 4 of the Global Soil Partnership. Since 2012, ... Read More

13

Nov2015
Israel Statement to GEO general assembly, GEO –XII meeting in Mexico City, November 12, 2015. Israel wishes to put on the GEO’s table  the importance of  soil  and soil security from EO perspective losartan hctz. This statement is supported by Greece, Italy, Finland and i-BEC and we hope that by ... Read More

12

Nov2015
  The 12th Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XI), hosted by Mexico,  takes place in Mexico City  from 11 to 13 November 2015. i-BEC, as a Participation Organization takes part in the  GEO-XI Plenary and in several inmportant side events  (European Network of ... Read More

03

Nov2015
Press release   The conference entitled "The role of Earth Observation in Agriculture: towards creating reliable data and new services for a competitive Agri-Sector; The case of AGRO_LESS ", concluded with great success on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the  Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum, NOESIS in Thessaloniki. The international ... Read More

03

Nov2015
  The 9th General Assembly of Interbalkan Environment Centre (i-BEC) was  successfully held  at noon Thursday, 10.29.2015 at the Gerovassiliou  Farm and Wine Museum in Epanomi Thessaloniki, following the invitation of the Vice President of i-BEC, Mr. Nicholas Tsotsolis, Head of the General Directorate for Development of the Region of Central ... Read More

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Oct2015
The 3rd International Board meeting took place on the 15th of October in Jerusalem, following  Mr Barok's invitation to host the meeting as a side event of the  66th IAC 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel. The meeting  successfully brought together  existing and potential members to discuss strategic ways of  creating ... Read More

01

Jul2015
Extensive increase of capacity for performance contracting planned on municipal level Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is an essential instrument for the efficient use of energy in municipal buildings and provides a solution to the challenge municipalities are facing: how to retrofit buildings when budgets are too scarce. This efficient instrument ... Read More

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May2015
Lagadas, 13-05-2015       Ref. No: 298  INVITATION FOR WORK CONTRACTS IN INTERBALKAN ENVIRONMENT CENTER,IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE EUROPEAN PROJECT “AGROLESS” (B3.11.02) EUROPEAN TERRITORIAL COOPERATION PROGRAMME «GREECE - BULGARIA 2007-2013»   Intebalkan Environment Center (I-BEC), participates (PP3) ... Read More

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Apr2015
Lagadas, 30-04-2014 Ref. No.:251   Call for tenders with the accelerated procedure for the provision of consumables, for the implementation of Action 4.2 of the European project «AGROLESS - Joint reference strategies for rural activities of reduced inputs» (Β3.11.02), of the ... Read More

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Apr2015
Round table discussion ”Balkan synergy for boosting Earth Observation capacities in the cross border area” Saturday 18th of April 2015 On Saturday 18 April 2015, InterBalkan Environment Center (i-BEC) hosted in Thessaloniki a roundtable discussion entitled “Balkan synergy for boosting Earth Observation capacities in the cross border area” with guest ... Read More

24

Mar2015
i-BEC  took part  at the European Soil Partnership workshop, at the  FAO HQ in Rome, Italy,  on the 17-18 March 2015, as a member of the Global Soil Partnership. The workshop inaugurated  the European initiative of the Global Soil Partnership for a more coordinated regional effort in soil preservation.  ... Read More

26

Oct2014
Prof. Zalidis took part in the 2nd South-Eastern European GEO Workshop on “Integrating Earth Observation Data and Services for monitoring the Environment, protecting the citizens and stimulating the regional economic growth” organized by the Greek GEO Office of the National Observatory of Athens , the ... Read More

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Aug2014
The Scientific Coordinator of i-BEC, Professor. C. Zalidis met  with delegates from of the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment  on the 21st of Aug. to discuss environmental protection issues in the framework of the bilateral cooperation of i-BEC and various Bulgarian ministry bodies .  ... Read More

30

Aug2014
The Scientific Coordinator of i-BEC, Professor G.Zalidis met  with the Vice President of Bulgaria  Ms Margarita Popova, on Wednesday 20th of Aug. where they discussed issues of bilateral cooperation between i-BEC and various  ministry bodies .  

08

Aug2014
The Regional Governor of the Sofia Region Mr. Ivanov and his mission visited the offices of i-BEC and had a meeting with Professor Zalidis about  future collaborations on regional programmes.

25

Jul2014
Prof Zalidis attended, on behalf of  i-BEC, the second GSP Plenary Assembly  of Global Soil Partnership that took part on 22 to 24 July 2014 in FAO HQ. in Rome The Plenary session agenta and details are here at the GSP website.   <img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3189" ... Read More

08

Jul2014
A new paper has been published on the International Journal of Ecology & Development, Volume 29, Issue Number 3, 2014 A Study on Degradation of Coastal Wetlands using Examples from Greece and Canada Costas Armenakis, Niru Nirupama, George Zalidis, Thomas Alexandridis Abstract This is a brief review of the present state ... Read More

26

May2014
  Scientific Coordinator o i-BEC Prof. George Zalidis and the Chairman of i-BEC's International Board Prof. Thomas Crisman represented i-BEC in  the final  round table discussion" Facing Water Scarcity . Domestic and International Experience", on the challenges of water management and sustainability ... Read More

10

Apr2014
GEO announces  the launch of the first Group on Earth Observations GEO Appathon 2014 - an exciting new worldwide data science competition  runs until 31 August 2014.. See www.geoappathon.org The GEO Appathon is a global applications (App) development competition that aims to develop new, exciting and ... Read More

15

Jan2014
on January 14th Interbalkan Environment Center has joined GEO as a Participating Organization after the Plenary session of the GEO-X Plenary & Geneva Ministerial Summit

29

Nov2013
<a href="http://www losartan dosage.environmentalawards.gr" target="_blank"> The Environmental Awards 2014 for best practices, procedures or initiatives to environmental protection and sustainability will be given in a special ceremony which will be ... Read More

29

Nov2013
The scientific co-ordinator of i-BEC, Prof. George Zalidis, visited last week the Italian Region of Piemonte to discuss particular thematic priorities in the framework of the establishment of an EGTC.

29

Aug2013
Project Announcements
August 29, 2013 / News
28-06-2013: Call for Tender for the European project “AUTONEST” (B1.11.05) 28-06-2013: Call for Tender for the European project “RIVERALERT” (B1.11.01) 27-5-2013: Announcement of Procedure for the assessment of the results of the European project “AUTONEST” (B1.11.05) (Action 6.3) 27-5-2013: Announcement of Procedure for the assessment of the results of the European project “RIVERALERT” ... Read More