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UNEP MAP 2017 News

25.01.2018

Land-based sources of pollution have a major impact on planetary health and on the oceans. Growing populations, increasingly intensive and large-scale agriculture and booming...

19.01.2018

As part of the #CleanSeas campaign, UN Environment’s Global Partnership on Marine Litter is launching a massive open online course on marine plastic pollution in Spanish.

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UN Environment's Regional Seas Programme, launched in 1974, support 143 countries to protect their marine resources and the millions of people who depend on them. One objective of the Programme...

21.12.2017

On the fourth and final day of their meeting held in Tirana, Albania, the Contracting Parties reviewed adopted the proceedings of the meeting, including 14 thematic decisions....

19.12.2017

We, Ministers and Heads of Delegations of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the...

Representatives of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention their 20th Ordinary meeting in Tirana, Albania, discussed “Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with...

The “Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award” was conferred to Izmir (Turkey) during the high-level session of the 20th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention which is...

Representatives of the Contracting Parties continued their deliberations on several thematic decision during the second day of their biennial meeting that is being held in Tirana, Albania from 17...

The Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols opened their twentieth ordinary meeting (COP 20) on 17 December 2017, during which they will discuss the progress achieved in...

The Meeting on the Sub-Regional Pilot Study for the Eastern Mediterranean on Non-Indigenous Species (NIS) in Relation to Fisheries took place in Athens, Greece, on 20-21 September 2017.

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Both courses will be delivered through massive open online course (MOOC) access.

The MOOC: sobre Basura Marina, developed in partnership with the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML)...

Marine litter was the main focus of two meetings organized by the UN Environment/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat in the framework of “Marine Litter Week” in Barcelona, Spain: The second...

Members of the staff as well as family and friends of the UN Environment / Mediterranean Action Plan Coordinating Unit participated in the 35th edition of the Athens Marathon. The team dressed in...

A bilateral meeting between the Secretariats of the UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) and the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, was held in Barcelona, Spain, on the 8th...

The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award aims to recognize and reward the efforts of local authorities to improve the environment and the quality of life and promote sustainable development in...

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