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N-E-TN 1 Support for implementing of a Sustainable Purchasing in Tunisia2020-07-07T08:56:32+03:00

N-E-TN 1 Support for implementing of a Sustainable Purchasing in Tunisia

WES Steering Committee approves workplan

The Water and Environment Support project in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region aims at protecting the environment and improving the management of scarce water resources in the Mediterranean. It tackles problems related to pollution prevention and water use efficiency. This new project capitalizes on previous successful EU funded programmes [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Start of the first WES activity in Tunisia

Start of the first WES activity in Tunisia After months of preparing the numerous WES activities that will be implemented in the coming three years, we are proud to announce that the first activity, entitled “Technical Assistance for Pollution Prevention from the tomato processing industry in the [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: News|

WES support to sustainable public purchasing in Tunisia

WES support to sustainable public purchasing in Tunisia The second WES activity has been launched in Tunisia. The “Support for the implementation of a sustainable public purchasing operation in Tunisia” started with an on-line kick off meeting that involved the Tunisian Ministry of Environment, the Tunis International Centre for

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

COVID-19: a wake-up call at the launching of WES

The launching of the activities of the work programme of the EU funded Water Environment Support (WES) regional project coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic, which, similarly to what happened in other parts of the world, has seriously affected the Mediterranean Region.  The crisis was not confined only to health [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|Categories: News|

News releases

Lessons learned and recommendations of the joint WES and CITET activity on Sustainable Public Procurement in the construction sector in Tunisia confirmed at a Workshop

Since May 2020, the EU funded Water and Environment Support (WES) project has been coaching staff from public and private bodies of Tunisia on how to make the public procurement process in the construction sector more sustainable. The Tunisian Ministry of Environment and the Tunis International Centre for Environment [...]

November 28th, 2022|Categories: News|

WES and Marine Litter MED II Projects hand in hand with the Ministry of Environment consult with stakeholders about food and beverage single-use plastic packaging products in Lebanon

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), half of all plastics produced worldwide, are designed to be used just once and then thrown away. These so-called Single-Use Plastics (SUPs), such as plastic bags, food and beverage packaging, etc., pose severe risks to marine ecosystems and biodiversity with implications [...]

November 24th, 2022|Categories: News|

Monitoring floating and seafloor marine litter in Morocco

A very successful learning-by-doing set of pilot marine litter surveys was implemented in the field, by the Moroccan Authorities and key stakeholders, with the support of the EU funded ‘Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region’ project, on 20-21 October 2022 in the M'diq bay, [...]

November 8th, 2022|Categories: News|

WES Infomation Bulletin on the Regional Activity ‘Water Harvesting including through retention & aquifer recharge with storm water’

Increased urbanization in the MENA countries has resulted in significant reduction of recharge to the groundwater sources and an increase in storm water flows with the related negative consequences. As part of the Water and Environment Support (WES) project, a Regional Activity focusing on ‘Water Harvesting including through retention [...]

November 8th, 2022|Categories: News|

Training Materials / Presentations

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During the lifetime of WES a great number of activities will be implemented under the Environment component of the project. Based upon a needs assessment in the different partner countries a list of activities has been developed. Please click here for the list of proposed activities