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.
N-E-PS-2: Development of a draft strategy for plastic waste management with focus on single-use plastics (SUPs) in Palestine
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.
N-E-MO-1: Joint initiative for the establishment of the management chain for PET bottle packaging within the framework of EPR in Morocco
This activity aims to improve the sorting, collection and recovery system for PET beverage packaging waste in Morocco through the establishment of Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) in the PET sector. Through this joint initiative, supported and led by all stakeholders involved in the management and recovery of PET bottle packaging as part of a sustainable EPR model, stock will be taken of relevant already existing initiatives, effective dialogue among all stakeholders involved in the sector will be facilitated, a monitoring group for the implementation of EPR in the PET bottles sector (COPIL) will be set up and a roadmap and a work plan, for the establishment of an operational model for the management of PET beverage packaging based on the principle of EPR will be prepared.
N-E-JO-2: Consolidation activities on green banking and support to green investment opportunities to curb plastic waste in Jordan
Topic 1: Curbing Plastic Pollution & Marine Litter Topic 2: Promotion of Circular Economy PPP & Access to sustainable investment Sub-Topic 1.2: Addressing single-use plastic Sub-Topic 2.2: Waste management schemes and streams Technical Assistance
This activity aims to strengthen the system of support and promotion of green entrepreneurship through the integration of a specific training offer in the university environment addressed to university teachers and young Algerian university students and likely to contribute to sustainable development of the green and circular economy in Algeria.
N-W-PS-1: Design actions/modalities for improved water billing and fees’ collection rates also with a view to support outsourcing and Public Private Partnerships and engagement through Micro Private Sector Participation
Through Private Sector Participation, WES is aiming to increase financial ability for self-finance and enable applying the tariffs
N-W-EG-2: Assist Egypt in the development of financing mechanisms, allowing the private sector to be involved and improve “water network management and resources efficiency at the on-farm level”
WES will assist Egypt in the development of financing mechanisms allowing the private sector to be involved and to improve water network management and resource efficiency at the on-farm level. The aim of this activity will be to contribute to increasing agricultural water productivity.
The regional event will highlight effective circular economy solutions already in place (with a focus on business models). It will target mainly Business Support Organisations and policy makers to inspire them to effectively support circular economy businesses.
N-E-TN-2: Technical assistance for Industrial pollution prevention and monitoring from the tomatoes transformation industry in the coastal area of Korba
The Korba is rich in biodiversity and highly under environmental threats. This activity will reduce environmental impacts linked to the important agro-food processing industry of tomatoes.