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24. April 2013 • Life+ Clean Air / Clean Air Action Group

A mobile poster exhibition focusing on PM emission and ways to reduce it is considered an effective tool to outreach towards citizens. And from october 2012 to april 2013 nearly 2000 people took the chance to see the exhibition in person.

CAAG’s mobile exhibition on the topic has been installed at various locations, e.g. Törökbálint, Gödöllo and district municipalities of Budapest. To ensure wider media coverage, these events have been opened by the mayor or vice-mayor of the municipality, followed by a speech by CAAG experts. This way it is not only the actual audience who is informed but through the media a wider public is reached. The aim of the exhibition was to draw attention to the PM10 Reduction Program of the Hungarian Government.

The posters are available in Hungarian ( as well as English (

Zoltán Szabó, CAAG

22. April 2013 • Life+ Clean Air / VCD

The informal meeting of  ministers for environment starts on Monday. Last week we handed over our priorities for cleaner air to the Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier.  We are hoping the Ministers agree to enhance actions for a cleaner air in... »More

19. March 2013 • Life+ Clean Air / Rußfrei fürs Klima / VCD

In March 2013 VCD and its partner NGO´s from Poland and Czech Republic organized the first round tables in the three countries. Together with relevant stakeholders from municipality, ministries, bus companies and other NGO´s VCD wanted to identify... »More

15. February 2013 • Life+ Clean Air / NABU

Workshop in Hamburg on February 8th, 2013
As the starting point of the EU LIFE+ project „Clean Air in Ports“ NABU conducted a workshop with almost one hundred experts from port economy, shipping companies, administrative bodies, specialist companies,... »More

28. January 2013 • Life+ Clean Air / Clean Air Action Group

On the 21st of January 2013, CAAG representatives met Dr. Sándor Fazekas, the Minister and Secretary of State (Ministry for Rural Development, responsible for environmental issues), to have a New Year postcard handed over. The postcard was accompanied by... »More

21. January 2013 • Life+ Clean Air

Now, nine NGOs are working on the »Clean Air« project to protect this precious resource. The bleak pictures from the Chinese capital in the last days of January clearly show what happens when measures to protect air quality standards continuously are not... »More

18. December 2012 • Life+ Clean Air / VCÖ

VCÖ organized a Panel Discussion on Air Quality Problems Caused by Traffic on 12th of December 2012 in Vienna. 37 relevant stakeholders participated (environment agency, chamber of labour, regional/urban planners, doctors, civil servants from transport... »More