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UNEP MAP 2017 News

12.10.2018

On 15 October 2018, the Mediterranean Assistance Unit (MAU) celebrates its 25th anniversary. For a quarter century, MAU provided immediate expert assistance at no...

24.09.2018

For this Mediterranean Cost Day, numerous experts are gathering on 25 September in Split the Croatian city hosting PAP/RAC, “the Mediterranean Coastal Management...

02.08.2018

1.350 km long marine corridor, located off the Spanish Mediterranean coast, has been declared ‘Marine Protected Area’ by the Government of Spain in June 2018. The...

18.07.2018

A three-days meeting highlighted good progress towards the preparation and implementation of the ambitious Mediterranean ‘Integrated Monitoring and Assessment...

03.07.2018

Supreme is a two-year project (January 2017–December 2018), co-funded by the EC – DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE), focusing on two key objectives:

  • To...

07.06.2018

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the Plan Bleu Regional Activity Center of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) held an international conference on environment and...

04.06.2018

The Mediterranean Sea is one of the areas most affected by marine litter in the world with plastic comprising up to 95% of waste accumulated on shorelines, the ocean surface, or...

19.02.2018

The Secretariat of the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols invites Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) to apply for accreditation as Partners of UN Environment /...

10.05.2018

Cyprus, Greece, and Israel have signed the Implementation Agreement on the Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan. The objective of the Plan is an effective reaction...

19.04.2018

The second meeting on the development of indicators to report on the progress of the implementation of Horizon 2020 Initiative for a Cleaner Mediterranean (2015-2020) and...

05.03.2018

The UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) and General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) organized the Second Meeting of the Joint Sub-regional expert...

01.03.2018

The UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan and European Environmental Agency (EEA) held a joint seminar on regional assessments in Copenhagen, on 26-28 February 2018. This...

13.03.2018

The capacity building workshop to support national implementation of the Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Programme (IMAP) was held in Alexandria, Egypt (26-28 February 2018...

21.02.2018

The capacity building workshop to support national implementation of the Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Programme (IMAP) was held in Rabat, Morocco (19-21 February 2018)...

The 2017 Mediterranean Quality Status Report was launched at the 20th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention, held in Tirana, Albania, on 17-20 December...

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