Towards a sustainable Mediterranean


WES to advise Morocco on water demand management

The economic and social development of Morocco entails an increasing demand on the already scarce water resources in the country, whether for the supply of drinking water to urban and rural populations, to industries or touristic establishments. On top of that, there is also a growing demand for irrigation. [...]

July 29th, 2020|

UfM Water Expert Group Meeting on Water Agenda and Financial Strategy in post-COVID 19 context

UfM Water Expert Group Meeting on Water Agenda and Financial Strategy in post-COVID 19 context How can Mediterranean countries effectively address the COVID-19 emergency, without neglecting long-standing sustainable development challenges and water commitments in particular? What are the water agenda-related investment strategies that can promote climate resilience and sustainable [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

WES supporting Algeria to combat water leakages

Despite Algeria's national policy to combat leakage and excessive use of water, the country is still suffering from a huge waste of drinking water. L'Algérienne des Eaux (AdE), the public provider for water in Algeria, estimates water losses between production and billing to be 44% on average. Illicit tapping and [...]

June 17th, 2020|

COVID-19: a wake-up call at the launching of WES

The launching of the activities of the work programme of the EU funded Water Environment Support (WES) regional project coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic, which, similarly to what happened in other parts of the world, has seriously affected the Mediterranean Region.  The crisis was not confined only to health [...]

May 29th, 2020|

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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