Athens, 4 September 2020 The first WES regional training on Water Accounting that was scheduled to take place in June in Athens, will now take place between 12 – 26 October 2020. Due to Covid-19 crisis the event will be organized online via an on-line platform. The sessions will [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Preparations for first regional event on water accounting on the way The first WES regional training on Water Accounting was originally scheduled to take place in June 2020 in Athens, Greece. Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, it was decided to review the organisation in order to hold instead [...]
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 [...]
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……