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‘Revisiting Odour Pollution in Europe’ Event to attend on Thursday 28 October 2021, 12.00-14.00 (Brussels time)

The Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE), a member of the WES Project Consortium, co-organizes with the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’ and the D-NOSES Project, an online Event on ‘Revisiting Odour Pollution in Europe’, on Thursday 28 October 2021, 12.00-14.00 (Brussels time)   This Event, hosted by MEP Ms Maria Spyraki, Co-chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’, will bring together policy-makers, representatives [...]

October 11th, 2021|

Water and Environment Support (WES) project supports Palestinians to access fresh water at lower cost

Athens, 6 October 2021 Palestinian communities are significantly affected by water scarcity and have one of the lowest water resources per capita in the Middle East. Water-stress is linked to the lack of adequate infrastructure, physical shortages and is exacerbated by accessibility, quality, and affordability issues in a very difficult political scene. With water demand exceeding the available supply for all uses, this vital resource must be valued properly and safeguarded effectively for the benefit of the community. With [...]

October 6th, 2021|

Water and Environment Support (WES) project supports circular economy and green entrepreneurship in Algeria

Athens, 27 September 2021 In the last few years, Algeria has taken substantial steps for strategically shifting to green economy, protecting the environment, and improving the business environment, as a way to approach its economic growth targets and sustainable development. Its relevant strategy was praised by Mr. Stefano Corrado of the EUD in Algeria, during the online launching of the WES activity on Circular Economy and Entrepreneurship on the 16th of September 2021. Recognising the importance of creating a [...]

September 27th, 2021|

Regional Training on Awareness Raising and Education for Sustainable Development

The interconnected crises of global depletion of natural resources, food shortages, biodiversity loss, and climate change are strongly linked to the fact that more is demanded from nature than it can provide. In order to avoid catastrophic consequences and move forward, values, attitudes and behaviours must change at many levels. In order to find responses to address these problems, WES organises 2 sets of Regional Trainings on Awareness Raising and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), each one including three [...]

July 19th, 2021|

Wemedaward launched by WES partners UNEP/MAP and SCP/RAC

Athens, 18 June 2021 The WeMed Mediterranean Sustainability Award aims to promote an inclusive transition to sustainability in the Southern Mediterranean countries, contributing to build back better after the devastating socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. The award recognises success stories of sustainable businesses and other actors supporting them, to raise awareness about the role of sustainable entrepreneurs as key drivers for the transition towards a green, circular and blue economy in the Mediterranean, as well as the challenges that they [...]

June 17th, 2021|

Development of water cost recovery strategies for Morocco

Morocco, like several other countries in the region, is increasingly threatened by water scarcity. This is due to the increase in water demand combined with the expected decline in water supplies as a result of climate change. Those factors are leading to an increase in water-related costs as access to water resources is becoming more difficult and is requiring more expensive solutions such as raising existing dams, reusing wastewater or desalination of water for coastal areas. The EU funded [...]

June 15th, 2021|