16 03, 2023

UfM Webinar on the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF): Outcomes, follow up and way forward

By |2023-03-16T19:46:50+02:00March 16th, 2023|

WES Project supported the UfM webinar on the « Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF): Outcomes, follow up and way forward » that was held on the 7th of March 2023. The webinar was organised as a follow-up on the COP15 Biodiversity, which took place in December 2022 in Montreal as shared international roadmap to tackle the ecological crisis and towards a more nature-positive world. The webinar stressed the need to continue pooling technical, human and financial resources; ensuring coordination and converge efforts to reach the 30×30 target, which calls for 30% of the world’s terrestrial, inland water, and of coastal and marine areas, to be in effective protection and management by 2030.

21 12, 2022

Fourth WES Steering Committee Meeting

By |2023-03-15T08:30:15+02:00December 21st, 2022|

The fourth WES Steering Committee meeting was organised on-line on the 24th of January 2023. The Steering Committee brought together the WES Water and Environment Focal Points from the Partner Countries, the European Commission, institutional partners, representatives of the WES Demonstration projects and regional organisations. The meeting was co-chaired by the Contracting Authority - the European Commission, Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). During the meeting the progress of the project since the previous SCM (December 2021) and the way ahead was discussed, leading to the endorsement of the project’s Workplan for the next twelve months.

16 11, 2020

RE-3-REG/ST/P2P: Innovative Circular Economy Business Models in the Mediterranean region

By |2023-03-13T11:57:54+02:00November 16th, 2020|

A brief user-friendly publication will be produced targeting policy makers who have an important role to play in order to enable the shift towards a circular economy. In addition, successful experiences will be disseminated to encourage others to act. WES will also engage with Business Support Organisations to develop national capacities to unlock the circular economy in the Region.

15 11, 2020

RE-4-P2P: Management of Construction & Demolition Waste (C&DW)

By |2023-03-15T18:00:08+02:00November 15th, 2020|

Taking up from the groundwork achieved by SWIM-H2020 SM and aiming to support the PCs in the implementation of tools to monitor and classify C&DW (and WEEE), a short user-friendly publication will be produced on the tools available, targeting policy makers. Opportunities to locally valorise the materials (circular economy approach), effectively engaging the local stakeholders, using PPPs will be highlighted.

16 02, 2020

HE-4-P2P: Overall environmental governance – promotion of the Aarhus Convention in the whole of the Mediterranean

By |2023-03-23T13:24:57+02:00February 16th, 2020|

Provision of timely and accurate environmental information to society and the encouragement of citizens, organized stakeholders, private sector, municipalities and the media to be involved in activities and initiatives for the protection of the environment and natural resources (water, biodiversity, etc.) is crucial n the Mediterranean region. This activity will address mostly officials of Ministries of Environment and Water but also governmental departments dealing with International Conventions as well as key environmental NGOs.

1 03, 2019

N-E-LB-PS-P3: Identification of small scale “model” approaches of separate collection and recycling of plastics in Lebanon and Palestine

By |2023-02-16T16:39:08+02:00March 1st, 2019|

This activity is to identify small scale “model” approaches for sorting and recycling plastics including actions to reduce the use of plastics in Lebanon and Palestine, to examine and “perfect” them and then “demonstrate” them as “champions” for others to replicate, follow or get inspired.