Morocco is a leading country in the Middle East and North Africa region when it comes to environmental and sustainable development issues. The National Charter for the Environment and Sustainable Development, already since 2010, includes references to solid wastes [...]
Some studies suggest that Jordanians use 3 billion plastic bags annually, and only 20 percent of these bags find their way to the landfill. It is obvious that a transition away from Single-Use Plastics is urgently needed. The Ministry [...]
The Mediterranean is a pollution hotspot when it concerns marine litter, in particular plastics and single-use plastics. Through the Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean which was adopted by the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention, [...]
Marine litter is globally acknowledged as a major societal challenge of our time because of its significant environmental, economic, social, political and cultural implications. Morocco, as all Mediterranean countries, is affected by marine litter, with negative impacts on coastal [...]
The EU funded Water and Environment Support project (WES) will assist the Ministry of Environment with the improvement and updating of the Emission Limit Values (ELVs) for industrial emissions. It will do so by revising the existing guidelines for [...]
In the Mediterranean region, plastic pollution is one of the major threats to the environment. In order to address the development of policy measures linked to phasing out Single-Use Plastics (SUPs), the EU supported WES project has just concluded [...]
The EU funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood Region” is a regional project that aims at protecting the environment and improving the management of scarce water resources in the Mediterranean region. Among the key objectives of WES is to tackle problems related to pollution prevention and water use efficiency…..
The Water and Environment Support (WES) is a regional project designed to contribute to the implementation of an integrated approach to pollution reduction and prevention, in line with the Union for the Mediterranean agendas and the Barcelona Convention….
The second pillar of WES, the Environment component focuses mainly on the prevention of pollution reaching the Mediterranean Sea, minimizing marine litter and plastics and support to shifting to sustainable consumption and production……