9 01, 2024

Fifth WES Steering Committee Meeting

By |2024-02-06T18:15:23+02:00January 9th, 2024|

The fifth WES Steering Committee meeting was organised online on the 1st of February 2024. 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 (January 2023) and the way ahead were discussed, leading to the endorsement of the project’s Workplan for the next eleven months.

16 11, 2020

N-E-PS-2: Development of a draft strategy for plastic waste management with focus on single-use plastics (SUPs) in Palestine

By |2024-05-08T17:30:37+03:00November 16th, 2020|

WES is to provide technical assistance to the Environmental Quality Authority in Palestine to address plastic waste with focus on Single-Use Plastic Items. The core of this activity is to enhance the country’s awareness and capacity to respond to the challenges posed by plastic pollution/waste, with emphasis on SUPs.

16 11, 2020

N-W-JO-2: Explore the potential of Natural Water Retention Measures (NWRM) at the catchment scale

By |2024-05-17T20:12:23+03:00November 16th, 2020|

The rapid urban growth in Jordan is accompanied by a reduction of recharge to the groundwater sources and an increase in storm water flows. Because of a lack of natural infiltration areas for water, there is a severe loss of water yields to groundwater adding to the water scarcity in the country. This activity will identify appropriate Natural Water Retention Measures to be implemented in two pilot zones.

9 11, 2020

RE-6-P2P: Decentralized management of organic waste

By |2024-03-22T13:55:28+02:00November 9th, 2020|

WES project will partner and capitalise on the work achieved on urban waste management by the EU funded ENI CBC MED Med4Waste project, with particular emphasis on organic waste and circular economy through adapting waste management plans. WES will transfer the related findings, case studies, best practices, plans to the WES PCs’ policy makers and practitioners.

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