Towards a sustainable Mediterranean


WES Regional Study Visit and Workshop on the sustainable management of Construction and Demolition Waste in the Mediterranean

Accelerated urbanization and expansion of infrastructure (roads, airports, etc.) have brought a construction boom in most of the countries of the MENA region, resulting in a considerable increase of Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) quantities. When referring to CDW [...]

By |September 26th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Palestinian Water Authority and WES project are organising 2 Training of Trainers with pilot farmers’ associations on optimal irrigation management and practices

The Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) in collaboration with the EU funded ‘Water and Environment Support in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region’ (WES) project are organising two Training of Trainers (including field visits) with pilot farmers' associations and relevant communities [...]

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

WES co-organises with the Ministry of Environment of Lebanon a consultation on the revision of environmental guidelines and ELVs for the food and construction industrial sectors

An on-line Consultation Meeting was co-organised by the WES project and the Ministry of Environment (MoE) of Lebanon on the 19th of July 2022 to share and discuss with key stakeholders the proposed revisions of a set of National [...]

By |July 25th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

WES supports the efforts of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Israel in the development of a joint public-private road map to effectively recycle plastic polymers

The environmental, health and economic implications caused by certain types of plastic products that either do not properly biodegrade or whose biodegradation is not possible in the existing waste management infrastructures of a country, are considerable, and require a [...]

By |July 22nd, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Algerian university students present their projects on green entrepreneurship and circular economy in the framework of the EU funded project “Water and Environment Support” (WES)

In the framework the National activity that is implemented under the “Water and Environment Support” (WES) project and aiming at “Supporting Algerian university students in the conceptualization and presentation of circular economy and green entrepreneurship projects”, a final project [...]

By |July 8th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Our mission

The EU funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood Region” is a regional project that aims at protecting the environment and improving the management of scarce water resources in the Mediterranean region. Among the key objectives of WES is to tackle problems related to pollution prevention and water use efficiency…..

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The Project

The Water and Environment Support (WES) is a regional project designed to contribute to the implementation of an integrated approach to pollution reduction and prevention, in line with the Union for the Mediterranean agendas and the Barcelona Convention….

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Main Themes

The second pillar of WES, the Environment component  focuses mainly on the prevention of pollution reaching the Mediterranean Sea, minimizing marine litter and plastics and support to shifting to sustainable consumption and production……

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