The interconnected crises of global depletion of natural resources, food shortages, biodiversity loss, and climate change are strongly linked to the fact that more is demanded from nature than it can provide. In order to avoid catastrophic consequences and [...]
Athens, 18 June 2021 The WeMed Mediterranean Sustainability Award aims to promote an inclusive transition to sustainability in the Southern Mediterranean countries, contributing to build back better after the devastating socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. The award recognises success stories [...]
Morocco, like several other countries in the region, is increasingly threatened by water scarcity. This is due to the increase in water demand combined with the expected decline in water supplies as a result of climate change. Those factors [...]
Morocco is a leading country in the Middle East and North Africa region when it comes to environmental and sustainable development issues. The National Charter for the Environment and Sustainable Development, already since 2010, includes references to solid wastes [...]
Some studies suggest that Jordanians use 3 billion plastic bags annually, and only 20 percent of these bags find their way to the landfill. It is obvious that a transition away from Single-Use Plastics is urgently needed. The Ministry [...]
The Mediterranean is a pollution hotspot when it concerns marine litter, in particular plastics and single-use plastics. Through the Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean which was adopted by the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention, [...]
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…..
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….
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……