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PRESS RELEASE: Prospecting critical raw materials from wastes

Published 2015-03-02

First Urban Mine Knowledge Data Platform providing access to data on mineral resources from extraction to end of life products with the ability to reference all spatial and non-spatial data | Read more

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StEP (Solving The E-waste Problem) publishes new brochure

Published 2014-07-23 | Updated 2014-10-24

23 July 2014 - StEP (Solving The E-waste Problem) is an international initiative comprised of manufacturers, recyclers, academics, governments and other organizations committed to solving the world’s waste electrical and electronic - e-waste - problem. By providing a forum for discussion among stakeholders, Step actively shares information, seeks answers and implements solutions. |Read more

PRESS RELEASE (German): Internationale Zusammenarbeit stärken - BMBF und in Bonn ansässiges Vizerektorat der Universität der Vereinten Nationen (UNU- ViE) unterzeichnen Partnerschaftsabkommen

Published 2014-04-17

Das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) und das in Bonn ansässige Vizerektorat der Universität der Vereinten Nationen (UNU- ViE) haben heute die Unterzeichnung eines  Partnerschaftsabkommens gefeiert. Das BMBF wird das Vizerektorat der UNU bis einschließlich 2015 mit jährlich einer Million Euro fördern. |Read more

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Application deadline: 16 June 2014, 12 PM (CET)