Plastic Pollution/Marine Litter

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.

8 02, 2021

RE-1-REG: Phasing out single-use plastics in the Mediterranean

By |2022-03-23T11:48:05+02:00February 8th, 2021|

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.

18 11, 2020

RE-1-P2P: Phasing out single-use plastics in the Mediterranean

By |2023-04-24T13:51:18+03:00November 18th, 2020|

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.

17 11, 2020

RE-2-REG: Understanding better microplastics and identifying how to address the issue

By |2023-03-07T10:10:45+02:00November 17th, 2020|

Technical assistance will be provided to address microplastics intentionally added in products or production processes through a publication that will provide policy makers with an overview of the different aspects of the microplastics issue. It will also highlight specific solutions that could be of relevance particularly for southern Med Countries (from policy to technological developments).

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-E-MO-2: Consolidation actions for the ongoing marine litter activities in Morocco ‘Assistance on marine litter monitoring and management in Morocco’

By |2023-05-09T11:02:23+03:00November 16th, 2020|

Support will be provided to finalise the national action plan based on the consolidated findings of ongoing marine litter activities and for the implementation of selected priority measures. It will also support Morocco's efforts to meet its commitments under the Barcelona Convention.

16 11, 2020

N-E-DZ-1: Support for the monitoring and management of marine litter in Algeria

By |2024-03-21T09:16:17+02:00November 16th, 2020|

WES will support the implementation of the Regional Plan for the Management of Marine Litter in the Mediterranean and the Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Program of the Barcelona Convention for Algeria. This will be done by generating data adapted to needs on the quantities, types, composition and sources of marine litter on the sea surface and on the seabed and by identifying management measures to combat tf marine litter.

2 11, 2020

N-E-LB-PS-P2: Investigating and developing a compendium with successful approaches of EPR system for plastics in Lebanon and Palestine

By |2022-12-08T11:12:29+02:00November 2nd, 2020|

This activity is to develop a compendium detailing successful approaches in the wider Mediterranean and beyond with all generic recommendations for the needed steps to be communicated to Lebanon and Palestine with a view to encouraging more ambitious EPR schemes to bring about a more sustainable use of plastics.

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