Today, like every year on 22 April, the entire planet celebrates Earth Day. This event originates from the United States and was founded in 1970 in honor of the Earth and the concept of peace. Only later, in 2009, the United Nations has declared 22 April as the official celebration of Earth and a common understanding of all mankind to build a prosperous and secure future, with respect for nature.
The European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is organising the International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), Barcelona, Spain, during 31 August – 10 September 2015.
The National Environmental Protection Agency, headquartered in Splaiul Independenței no. 294, postal code 060031, Bucharest, runs since 16.02.2015 the project "Demonstrating and promoting natural values, to support the decision-making process in Romania" within the RO02 Programme - Biodiversity and ecosystem services, financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (EEA) 2009-2014.
The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), regional partner of the European Satellite Navigation Competition - ESNC 2015, will organise a kick-off for this year’s competition. The regional event will be hosted by the National R&D Institute for Aerospace Research “Elie Carafoli” (INCAS) on 7 April in Bucharest, between 09:30 – 11:30.