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Fourth WES Steering Committee Meeting

The fourth WES Steering Committee meeting will be organised online on the 24th of January 2023. The Steering Committee will bring 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 will be 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 [...]

January 23rd, 2023|

WES Regional Activity on Non-Revenue Water was organised in Greece

The EU-funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region" project has successfully organised a Regional Activity on Non-Revenue Water (NRW) which consisted of a Regional Training, combined with a one-day Study Tour at the Athens Water and Sewerage Utility S.A. (EYDAP). Both events were held between the 16th to the 20th of January 2023 in Athens, Greece. In parallel, a Peer-to-Peer online process has already begun in October 2022 and will end in September 2023. [...]

January 22nd, 2023|

Invitation to the Plastic Busters CAP e-course on marine litter monitoring and mitigation, 17&19 January 2023

Dear Colleague, We have the pleasure of inviting you (or a colleague of yours) to the ENI CBC Med Plastic Busters CAP e-course on marine litter monitoring and mitigation. The 8-hour-long online training will take place on the 17th and 19th of January 2023 and is organized in cooperation with WES. The e-course, which targets marine litter practitioners and conservationists, will address the following themes: Monitoring approaches to assess the presence and effects of marine litter 17th January 2023, [...]

January 3rd, 2023|

Closing Event of the WES activity on the pilot University Training on Green Entrepreneurship and Circular Economy in Algeria

The EU funded "Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Neighbourhood South Region" project together with the Algerian Ministry of the Environment and Renewable Energy and the National Conservatory of Environmental Training (CNFE) organised on 22 November 2022 in Algiers, the closing event of its national activity on circular economy, sustainable development and green entrepreneurship within Higher Education in Algeria. The opening session of the events was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry, Ms. Nadia Chenouf, [...]

December 13th, 2022|

WES activity on marine litter monitoring and management in Algeria formally launches

Some 70 participants came together in Algiers at a series of successful events held to officially launch marine litter monitoring and assessment actions in Algeria, within the framework of the EU-funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region" project. The 3-day events, organised from the 22nd to the 24th of November 2022 in cooperation with the Algerian Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy and the National Conservatory of Environmental Training (CNFE) were two-fold: the first [...]

December 9th, 2022|

Investigating and developing a compendium with successful approaches of EPR system for plastics in Lebanon and Palestine

On 8/12/2022, WES launched an activity for Lebanon and Palestine which will develop a compendium on successful approaches in the Mediterranean with all generic recommendations to be communicated to Lebanon and Palestine with a view to encouraging more ambitious Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes to bring about a more sustainable use of plastics. The activity will explore the existing landscape of EPR related to plastics in both countries with a focus on plastic packaging. It will then identify some [...]

December 8th, 2022|