Towards a sustainable Mediterranean


Lessons learned and recommendations of the joint WES and CITET activity on Sustainable Public Procurement in the construction sector in Tunisia confirmed at a Workshop

Since May 2020, the EU funded Water and Environment Support (WES) project has been coaching staff from public and private bodies of Tunisia on how to make the public procurement process in the construction sector more sustainable. The Tunisian [...]

By |November 28th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

WES and Marine Litter MED II Projects hand in hand with the Ministry of Environment consult with stakeholders about food and beverage single-use plastic packaging products in Lebanon

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), half of all plastics produced worldwide, are designed to be used just once and then thrown away. These so-called Single-Use Plastics (SUPs), such as plastic bags, food and beverage packaging, etc., [...]

By |November 24th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

WES Infomation Bulletin on the Regional Activity ‘Water Harvesting including through retention & aquifer recharge with storm water’

Increased urbanization in the MENA countries has resulted in significant reduction of recharge to the groundwater sources and an increase in storm water flows with the related negative consequences. As part of the Water and Environment Support (WES) project, [...]

By |November 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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