2008

16.11.2018

French EU Presidency seminar on ICZM Protocol
French EU Presidency seminar on ICZM Protocol
22.12.2008
One of the major events in the framework of the French Presidency to the EU took place in Nice, on 18-19 December 2008. This was a seminar on “Integrated Coastal Zone Management in...
European Union to sign ICZM Protocol
European Union to sign ICZM Protocol
09.12.2008
We are pleased to announce that the Environment Council of last Thursday, December 4, 2008 formally adopted a decision to sign the ICZM Protocol for the Mediterranean. The actual s...
Feasibility Study for CAMP Italy
Feasibility Study for CAMP Italy
08.12.2008

On December 4, 2008, a meeting was held at the Italian Ministry of Environment with the objective to discuss the details of a Feasibility Study (FS) for CAMP Italy project and the ...

Second International Conference on Sustainable Tourism
Second International Conference on Sustainable Tourism
02.12.2008
The Second International Conference on Sustainable Tourism was held in Riccione, Italy on 27-29 November 2008. It was held 8 years after the first conference in Rimini when Rimini ...
Littoral 2008 Conference Held in Venice
Littoral 2008 Conference Held in Venice
01.12.2008

LITTORAL 2008 is a major European coastal event attracting an international audience of coastal researchers, managers, practitioners and public administrations. The 9th Littoral Co...

EUCC: QualityCoast Awards 2009
EUCC: QualityCoast Awards 2009
28.11.2008

The EUCC- The Coastal Union is officially launching the QualityCoast Awards 2009.
QualityCoast aims to establish a world wide network of coastal communities (towns, municipalities ...

"Destinations": Training courses in Tunisia
"Destinations": Training courses in Tunisia
14.11.2008
As it had been announced two weeks ago, two workshops scheduled in the framework of the "Destinations" project were held on 11 and 12 November 2008, at Korba (Tunisia). Organised a...
Egypt initiates ICZM Strategy
Egypt initiates ICZM Strategy
07.11.2008

At the request made by the Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) addressed PAP/RAC to provide assistance in the preparation of t...

MED and Black Sea ICM 08
MED and Black Sea ICM 08
05.11.2008
PAP/RAC, being co-organiser of the Second International Conference on the State of the art of ICM in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, played a very active role throughout this ...
A new series of "Destinations" workshops
A new series of "Destinations" workshops
03.11.2008
In the frame of the "Destinations" project (LIFE - Third Countries), a new series of workshops has started with the workshops on alternative scenarios for tourism development and e...
Celebration of the Coast Day in the Mediterranean
Celebration of the Coast Day in the Mediterranean
29.10.2008
The Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) and the Priority Actions Programme Regional Activity Centre (PAP/RAC) have established the Mediterranean Coast Day, to be celebrated annually.

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Application of ecosystem approach
Application of ecosystem approach
30.09.2008
PAP/RACC hosted a meeting of MAP Secretariat on the application of the ecosystem approach (ECAP) on 24 September 2008. The meeting was a follow-up of the conclusions of the Second ...
Mediterranean prepares for the World Water Forum
Mediterranean prepares for the World Water Forum
25.09.2008
The 5th World Water Forum (WWF) will take place in Istanbul in March 2009. The preparatory activities for the Mediterranean session at this important event have already started. On...
Celebration of the Coast Day 2008 in Morocco
Celebration of the Coast Day 2008 in Morocco
10.09.2008
"Foundation Mohamed VI for the Environmental Protection" and PAP/RAC finalised the program of the celebration ceremony that will be held on Coast Day on Fnideq beach, near the town...
A new face of PAP/RAC home
A new face of PAP/RAC home
01.07.2008

The main square in the centre of the Diocletian's palace - the Peristile, is surrounded with spectacular facades and colonnade from the Roman times. The City of Split, with the ass...

CAMP Cyprus concluded
CAMP Cyprus concluded
30.06.2008

The Final Presentation Conference of CAMP Cyprus took place in Nicosia, on 13 June 2008. The purpose of the Conference was to present the main results and achievements of the activ...

ICZM Protocol on the way to implementation
ICZM Protocol on the way to implementation
20.06.2008

PAP/RAC took the first steps towards starting the preparatory activities for the implementation of the ICZM Protocol once it enters into force. To that end, an Expert Meeting on th...

Cheers, Cica!
Cheers, Cica!
12.06.2008

As of June 1 PAP/RAC will never be the same again. Ljiljana (Cica) Prebanda has retired from daily chores at the office to enjoy the freedom to do what she pleases. Knowing her, sh...

Coastal Canton of Bosnia and Herzegovina initiates ICZM
Coastal Canton of Bosnia and Herzegovina initiates ICZM
12.06.2008

In the framework of the PlanCoast project, the Ministry of Civil Engineering and Physical Planning of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (HNC) organised a conference on June 9-10, 2008...

DESTINATIONS: Training Courses on CCA for Tourism
DESTINATIONS: Training Courses on CCA for Tourism
11.06.2008

Following the initial phase of the establishment of the Diagnostic Analysis, the "Destinations" project entered the phase related to the Assessment of Carrying Capacity for Tourism...

Handbook on Maritime Spatial Planning
Handbook on Maritime Spatial Planning
10.06.2008

The final output of the PlanCoast project, i.e. the Handbook on Integrated Maritime Spatial Planning, has just been published and is currently being disseminated. The handbook summ...

BEACHMED-e concluded
BEACHMED-e concluded
02.06.2008
The Beachmed-e project has been concluded by the Final Conference that took place in Rome, on 29-31 May 2008. This project is a Regional Framework Operation co-financed by the INTE...
"Energy Globe" best projects awarded in Brussels
"Energy Globe" best projects awarded in Brussels
01.06.2008
On 26 May 2008, the European Parliament hosted a TV Gala Ceremony organised by "Energy Globe" to award the best 2007 projects in five categories: Air, (Fronius International GmbH f...
The Autonomous Region of Sardinia and PAP/RAC contributing to the EU Maritime Day
The Autonomous Region of Sardinia and PAP/RAC contributing to the EU Maritime Day
28.05.2008

On the third day of the Mediterranean Workshop on ICZM Policy, on 21 May 2008, PAP/RAC, in collaboration with the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and the Faculty of Architecture of A...

"Sardinia Charter" adopted
"Sardinia Charter" adopted
27.05.2008
On 20 May 2008, the second day of the Mediterranean Workshop on ICZM Policy, a special session was organised dedicated to the Sardinian experience in ICZM. In the afternoon of the ...
Renewed élan for ICZM
Renewed élan for ICZM
26.05.2008

In the framework of the EU funded SMAP III project, PAP/RAC, in collaboration with the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy), organised a Mediterranean Workshop on ICZM Policy. The...

New water guidelines available
New water guidelines available
25.05.2008

We are pleased to announce that the document "Integrated Coastal Urban Water System Planning in Coastal Areas of the Mediterranean", Volume I. Principles and Planning, and Volume I...

Impressive growth of visits to PAP/RAC web site
Impressive growth of visits to PAP/RAC web site
24.05.2008

A new design and restructure of the PAP/RAC web site in 2007 yielded in an impressive growth of a number of visits. If the number of visits in April 2007 ended at a bit more than 5...

And the winner is...
And the winner is...
08.05.2008

PAP/RAC has just been informed that the International Jury of the ENERGY GLOBE AWARD 2007 had chosen the "Destinations" project as the national winner for Algeria. This project, co...

CAMP Morocco officially launched
CAMP Morocco officially launched
07.05.2008

On April 29, 2008, the town of Chefchaouen hosted the CAMP Morocco Inception Workshop. The workshop has officially marked the start of this important project for the coastal zone o...

Mediterranean receives $250m from GEF
Mediterranean receives $250m from GEF
25.04.2008

Financial Times published an article on Tuesday April 22, 2008 on the boost of $250m from GEF and the World Bank that the Mediterranean countries will receive to combat the region'

Mediterranean Workshop on ICZM Policy
Mediterranean Workshop on ICZM Policy
23.04.2008

In the framework of the EU funded SMAP III project "Promoting Awareness and Enabling a Policy Framework for Environment and Development Integration in the Mediterranean with Focus ...

Fourth Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands opened in Hanoi, Vietnam
Fourth Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands opened in Hanoi, Vietnam
09.04.2008

Today the 4th Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands (7-11 April 2008) has been opened in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is attended by 430 participants from 71 countries. The Confer...

PAP/RAC at the Adriatic-Ionic Initiative Round Tables
PAP/RAC at the Adriatic-Ionic Initiative Round Tables
07.04.2008

On 3-4 April 2008, the town of Split hosted the second meeting of round tables organised by the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration within the Adriatic-Io...

PlanCoast concluded
PlanCoast concluded
01.04.2008
The PlanCoast project has been concluded with the Final Conference organised by Emilia-Romagna Region between 27-29 March in Ravenna. The first day was dedicated to PlanCoast proje...
ICZM Protocol signed in Madrid
ICZM Protocol signed in Madrid
25.01.2008

At the Conference of the Plenipotentiaries on the ICZM Protocol that took place on 20-21 January 2008 in Madrid, the ICZM Protocol was signed. Under the presidency of the Minister ...

CoP 15 in Almeria
CoP 15 in Almeria
24.01.2008

Almeria was chosen to host the 15th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention from15th to 18th January 2008. Over 200 ministers, delegates and experts...

Grants for NATO training course
Grants for NATO training course
07.01.2008
NATO announces an advanced training course on Spatial Planning as a Strategy for Mitigation and Adaptation to Natural Hazards that will take place 3-8 March 2008 in Santiago de Com...