The collection, transport, treatment and disposal of medical waste are essential in reducing environmental and health risks. This activity is aiming at the promotion of sustainable medical waste management solutions. It will support Palestine in updating the Master Plan with a Roadmap for healthcare waste and define a set of measures for the development of a contingency plan for crisis situations.
The efficient use of water has become of paramount importance and one of the country's national priorities. This activity will support the management of water demand linked to water scarcity, including the development of political instruments aimed at reduce losses in irrigation water (for example on the plot), domestic, tourist and industrial uses and unbilled water.
N-W-EG-1: Strengthen the water utilities capacities to manage/reduce Non Revenue Water and detect leakage
This WES activity will assist the Asyut Water and Wastewater Company to target the reduction of Non-Revenue Water and to continue its efforts to improve Non-Revenue Water management.
WES has been instrumental in the compilation of a report entitled: Reaching the 2020 Horizon: 14 years of Mediterranean cooperation on Environment - the H2020 Initiative for a cleaner Mediterranean. It focuses on: overall achievements of the H2020 Initiative; achievements, opportunities and challenges per H2020 component (investments for pollution reduction and prevention, capacity building, review and monitoring); conclusions and recommendations particularly in view of the UfM’s Environment Agenda (“2030GreenerMed”) that was endorsed by the 2nd UfM Ministerial Meeting on Environment and Climate Action. It is a UfM publication and is available in English, French and Arabic.
More sustainable production and consumption patterns will support Tunisia in its strive towards the reduction and prevention of environmental pollution. This activity is aiming to assist Tunisia in the transition to sustainable modes of production.
WES will provide technical assistance and strengthen the capacities of the non-EU Mediterranean countries to implement effective measures to phase out Single Use Plastics. In this framework it will support WES Partner Countries in the formulation of the most appropriate and regionally harmonized measures/policy instruments to phase out Single Use Plastics and promote a circular economy.
WES will provide technical assistance and strengthen the capacities of the non-EU Mediterranean countries to implement effective measures to phase out Single Use Plastics (SUP). In this framework it will support WES Partner Countries in the formulation of the most appropriate and regionally harmonized measures/policy instruments to phase out Single Use Plastics and promote a circular economy. The activity will also contribute to the co-development of a set of guidelines to address Single Use Plastics in the Mediterranean.
N-W-IL-1: Evaluation of new methods to reduce the cross subsidies in the agricultural water tariff in Israel
This WES activity will conduct an evaluation of new methods to reduce the cross-subsidies in the water tariffs of the agricultural sector in Israel.