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UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan and Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) participated to the 2nd Forum of the EU Strategy for the...

A sustainable coastal city is: “A coastal city in harmony with the sea, utilizing its resources efficiently, equitably and sustainably, reducing its impact on marine and coastal environment...

  • The Mediterranean is one of the world’s 25 top biodiversity hotspots
  • Implementation of the Integrated monitoring and assessment programme is a key achievement for the...

As part of the #CleanSeas campaign, UN Environment is launching a second massive open online call on marine litter. The course will start on 22 May 2017 and is already open for enrolment. 

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May 7th 2017 was a sunny hot day in Athens. 9:15 in the morning UN Environment/MAP staff gather outside the metro station. Destination: Freattyda beach in Piraeus, Greece, to participate to the...

Marine litter has been globally recognized as one of the major threats not only to marine...

During the week of the 28 February to the 2 March 2017, three meetings of the correspondence groups on monitoring for Marine Litter, Biodiversity and Fisheries and Coast and Hydrography were held...

His Excellency Mr Panagiotis Kouroumplis, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy of the Hellenic Republic and his accompanying delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Regional Maritime...

[Announcement by the Italian Research Council-CNR]

Following the conclusion of the Project LIFE13 ENV/IT/001069 – Mermaids: “Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile...

  • Creation in the Mediterranean of a "low emission zone" to reduce pollution from ships;
  • Establishment of a fund to support marine protected areas in the Mediterranean

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On 15 -16 February 2017, the UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan (UN Environment/MAP) participated in New York in the meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the Ocean Conference, which will...

• UN Environment launches major global #CleanSeas campaign to end marine litter

• More than 8 million tonnes of plastic leaks into the ocean each year – equal to dumping a garbage truck of...

A ministerial delegation headed by H.E. Mr. Davor Ivo Stier, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Ditmir Bushati, Minister of...

UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan strongly encourages the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention to participate in the UN Environment global 5-year Campaign ‘Clean Seas;...

The Steering Committee of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD) held its 18th meeting on 18 and 19 January 2017 in Athens, Greece.

Participants to the meeting...

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