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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.

30 03, 2023

INTPA-NEAR Environment and Climate Week 2023

By |2023-03-31T15:13:00+03:00March 30th, 2023|

From the 27th till the 31st of March 2023, the INTPA-NEAR Environment and Climate Week 2023 gathered colleagues from EU delegations and headquarters to exchange on the latest environmental and climate policy priorities and developments of the European Commission. Together [...]

29 03, 2023

RE-8-REG-P: Regional activity on Mediterranean “Champions” of plastic pollution prevention

By |2023-12-07T13:02:04+02:00March 29th, 2023|

This activity is to encourage voluntary actions and motivate advancement and commitment in combating plastic pollution. It will set-up and implement a Call for Expressions of Intent for Mediterranean actors to propose new actions and innovative solutions that prevent plastic pollution in the region. Those who will deliver on their commitment will be awarded with the honorary title of “Champion in addressing plastic pollution” in WES PCs.

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.

23 03, 2022

Plastic Busters UfM Initiative

By |2022-03-24T08:16:16+02:00March 23rd, 2022|

The Plastic Busters Initiative kick-started in 2013 to address some of the scientific and policy gaps existing at the time in the Mediterranean region. Since then, improvements have been implemented on the science policy interface, with Plastic Busters contributing to the regional policy context as well as being informed by it. Born under the umbrella of SDSN Mediterranean (United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network), the Initiative provides a concrete opportunity to like-minded projects dealing with marine litter issues to get together and fully explore the potential for synergies towards ensuring aligned and synchronized marine litter activities across the Mediterranean. The Plastic Busters Initiative strives to push forward a shared common objective: to effectively tackle the issue of marine litter in the Mediterranean by addressing its entire management cycle, from monitoring and assessment to prevention and mitigation, thus contributing to evidence- and science-based support to governance. WES project has contributed in the publication attached which features recommendations for a litter-free healthy Mediterranean. The leaflet that has been presented in several UfM fora.

9 12, 2021

Third WES Steering Committee Meeting

By |2022-12-21T15:13:45+02:00December 9th, 2021|

The third WES Steering Committee meeting was organised on-line on the 14th of December 2021. The Steering Committee brought together the WES Water and Environment Focal Points from the Partner Countries, the European Commission, institutional partners, representatives of the new 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 (November 2020) and the way ahead was discussed, leading to the endorsement of the project’s Workplan for the next twelve months.

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