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An Award Only for Mediterranean Environment Friendly Cities

by Arthur Pasquale last modified May 19, 2017 12:23 PM

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 and climate change, and managing the environment for the benefit of current and future generations”.

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Sustainable Development in focus in the Mediterranean

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Feb 02, 2017 01:05 PM

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

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UN Environment/MAP launches its new website

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Jan 27, 2017 12:26 PM

The UN environment / Mediterranean Action Plan – Secretariat to the Barcelona Convention (UN Environment / MAP) is delighted to officially announce the launch of its new website.

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Caring for our Coasts, Mediterranean and Italian experiences in coastal area management

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Jan 20, 2017 11:46 AM

Under the main theme of "Caring for our Coasts - Mediterranean and Italian Experiences", the Coastal Area Management Program for Italy (CAMP Italy) held its final conference on Tuesday 17 January 2017 in Rome, in the presence of Mrs Maria Carmela Giarratano, General Director of the Ministry of the Environment, Land, and Sea Protection of Italy, and Mr. Gaetano Leone, Coordinator of the UN environment / Mediterranean Action Plan, Secretariat to the Barcelona Convention.

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The Mediterranean at Climate Change COP 22: Time for Action!

The Mediterranean at Climate Change COP 22: Time for Action!

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Jan 20, 2017 09:07 AM

In the framework of the Climate Change COP 22, held in Marrakesh, Morocco, the United Nations Environment Programme / Mediterranean Action Plan – Secretariat to the Barcelona Convention had a series of side events. The first one was organized on 11 November 2016, with its Plan Bleu and Priority Actions Programme Regional Activity Centers around the “Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Framework”. It aimed at presenting the instruments developed by the MAP-Barcelona Convention, the analyses and results obtained through the work in the Mediterranean region in terms of climate change adaptation and mitigation.

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Presenting the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Framework

Presenting the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Framework

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Nov 07, 2016 01:33 PM

UNFCCC COP22 SIDE EVENT: The objective of this side event is to present the instruments developed by the MAP-Barcelona Convention, the analyses and results obtained through the work in the Mediterranean region in terms of climate change adaptation and mitigation.

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The Italian Ministry of Environment and UNEP/MAP sign a 4.5 million Euro Cooperation Agreement for the Protection of the Sea

The Italian Ministry of Environment and UNEP/MAP sign a 4.5 million Euro Cooperation Agreement for the Protection of the Sea

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Sep 16, 2016 05:17 PM

15 September 2016 - The United Nations Environment Programme / Mediterranean Action Plan – Secretariat to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols (UNEP / MAP) and the Italian Ministry of Environment signed on 14 September in Rome, a bilateral cooperation agreement for the protection of the sea, in the presence of H.E Ms. Silvia Velo, the Italian Undersecretary for Environment.

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ATHENS DECLARATION

by Filippo Pala last modified Mar 02, 2016 12:15 PM

From the COP19 held in Athens 9-12 February 2016

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Mediterranean countries renew their commitment to address the challenges related to the protection of the Mediterranean Sea and coast

by Filippo Pala last modified Feb 11, 2016 01:12 PM

Press Release about the opening of the COP 19 in Athens - Hosted by the Hellenic Government, this 4-day UN meeting is expected to discuss and adopt basin-wide strategies

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The 19th meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention to be held in Athens

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Jan 26, 2016 12:23 PM

The 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention hosted by the Hellenic Government, will be held in Athens from 9 to 12 February 2016, with the participation of the Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw.

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MAP Focal Points meet in Greece to assess the last biennium and take action for the future

MAP Focal Points meet in Greece to assess the last biennium and take action for the future

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified Oct 14, 2015 09:41 AM

The meeting of the Mediterranean Action Plan focal points was opened in Athens, Greece, on 13 October 2015, in the presence of representatives from 21 Mediterranean countries, the European Union, donors and partners.

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Together for a Sustainable Mediterranean: The Mediterranean Action Plan is celebrating its 40th Anniversary

Together for a Sustainable Mediterranean: The Mediterranean Action Plan is celebrating its 40th Anniversary

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified May 21, 2015 12:20 PM

Under the auspices of the Ministry for Environment of the Hellenic Republic, the United Nations Environment Programme/Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) launched the celebration of its 40th anniversary in Athens, Greece on 19 May 2015.

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INFO/RAC launches a new InfoMAP service: the on-line survey platform

INFO/RAC launches a new InfoMAP service: the on-line survey platform

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified May 20, 2015 04:25 PM

As part of the InfoMAP architecture, INFO/RAC set-up a new information service intended to provide MAP components with an on-line survey tool for improving the capacity to interact with, and listen to MAP Contracting Parties, components, and stakeholders.

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info-RAC participates to CAMP-Italy Project

info-RAC participates to CAMP-Italy Project

by Cristian Di Stefano last modified May 20, 2015 04:29 PM

CAMP Italy Project has the scope to test on pilot areas, business policies and integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) through actions aiming at reducing the criticality of the territory, while implementing a sustainable management of natural resources and promoting the conservation of natural habitats and biodiversity ...

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