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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

WES co-organises with the Ministry of Environment of Lebanon a consultation on the revision of environmental guidelines and ELVs for the food and construction industrial sectors

An on-line Consultation Meeting was co-organised by the WES project and the Ministry of Environment (MoE) of Lebanon on the 19th of July 2022 to share and discuss with key stakeholders the proposed revisions of a set of National Environmental Guidelines and Emission Limit Values (ELVs) for specific industrial [...]

July 25th, 2022|Categories: News|

WES supports the efforts of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Israel in the development of a joint public-private road map to effectively recycle plastic polymers

The environmental, health and economic implications caused by certain types of plastic products that either do not properly biodegrade or whose biodegradation is not possible in the existing waste management infrastructures of a country, are considerable, and require a targeted legal framework to address them. In the case of [...]

July 22nd, 2022|Categories: News|

Algerian university students present their projects on green entrepreneurship and circular economy in the framework of the EU funded project “Water and Environment Support” (WES)

In the framework the National activity that is implemented under the “Water and Environment Support” (WES) project and aiming at “Supporting Algerian university students in the conceptualization and presentation of circular economy and green entrepreneurship projects”, a final project pitching session was organized on June 23rd 2022, at the [...]

July 8th, 2022|Categories: News|

The Management of Water Demand in domestic, public and tourism sectors of Morocco-A consultation workshop organised by WES in cooperation with the Moroccan Ministry of Equipment and Water and the EU Delegation to Morocco

The economic and social development of Morocco, in combination to the impacts of climate change, has increased considerably the water demand for urban and rural populations, industries, tourist establishments, as well as for agricultural uses. In 2020, water demand in Morocco was estimated at 16.2 billion cubic meters (BCM) [...]

July 7th, 2022|Categories: News|

WES Trainings of Trainers on Farming Irrigation Systems in Tunisia

Water resources in Tunisia are characterized by scarcity, a pronounced irregularity and its economy depends heavily on agriculture. Therefore, the necessity of improving access to irrigation water development to address the water scarcity, as well as a training programme for farmers to promote sustainable agricultural practices and water management [...]

June 8th, 2022|Categories: News|

World Environment Day

Today the 5th of June, we celebrate the World Environment Day, as set by the United Nations since 1974. Actually, the Water and Environment Support (WES), a EU funded regional project, is celebrating the Environment Day, Each and Every Day, by developing activities on pollution reduction and prevention, and raising [...]

June 5th, 2022|Categories: News|

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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