MEDCOAST's Rhodes Declaration
Awareness raising workshop on POPs in Egypt by CP/RAC
The UNEP / MAP Regional Activity Center for Cleaner Production (CP/RAC) organized an awareness raising workshop on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the American University of Cairo (Egypt). The "POPs in our Life" workshop took place on 15th November 2011 with the aim to give attendants basic information about toxic chemicals that are present in our daily life.
SPA/RAC:Protecting biodiversity along the Montenegrin coast
From 25 October to 3 November, 2011, SPA/RAC undertook a rapid assessment of benthic habitats on the southern coast of Montenegro, between Bar and Ulcinj and on the Bay of Kotor, with the involvement of national experts from the Institute of Marine Biology of Kotor and the Nautilus local NGO, as well as international experts.
The MedPartnership at the 6th International Waters Conference in Dubrovnik
The Medpartnership, one of GEF's large regional projects, was featured at the 6th biennial International Waters Conference that was held in Dubrovnik under the title "Raising the Bar: 20 Years of GEF Transboundary Water Results". The project's newly developed iPad application was also launched.
MedPartnership iPad application: launched at the IWC6
The MedPartnership iPad application was successfully launched on Monday, 17 October in Dubrovnik within the framework of the 6th International Waters Conference. The application showcases the project and its activities in a friendly manner using cutting-edge technology. Through the extensive use of imagery and video, it manages to illustrate the activities of the project in an attractive manner.
MedPartnership iPad Application Launch
The MedPartnership will launch on Monday, 17 October 2011 in Dubrovnik a state-of-the-art iPad application to showcase the project and its activities in a friendly manner using cutting-edge technology. The launch will take place within the framework of the 6th International Waters Conference (17-20 October 2011).
6th International Waters Conference in Dubrovnik: The MedPartnership will be there
The Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Sea Large Marine Ecosystem will be showcased during the 6th International Waters Conference to be held in Dubrovnik on 17-20 October 2011. As this year's Conference coincides with the 20th anniversary of the GEF's establishment, it will focus on the transboundary results and impacts of the GEF International waters portfolio.
Drin Dreams: another step towards a shared vision for the management of the Drin river basin
Representatives of national, regional and local authorities, water users associations, academia, members from the private sector, NGOs as well as representatives of international organizations and donor agencies met in Montenegro for a National Consultation Meeting to discuss management issues, needs and actions for the sustainable management of the Drin river basin.
Videos from the Buna/Bojana consultation process uploaded!
Mediterranean training session on marine protected areas monitoring techniques