2009

16.11.2018

Workshop on Urban Water Management
Workshop on Urban Water Management
16.12.2009

Last week a workshop was organised in Barcelona based on the recently published Guidelines on Integrated Coastal Urban Water Planning in Coastal Areas of the Mediterranean. Held on...
International conference closed the "Destinations"
International conference closed the "Destinations"
07.12.2009


As envisaged by the convention signed with the European Commission, an international conference on sustainable tourism was held in Casablanca (Morocco), on November 24-25, 2009. Th...

Sochi hosted the Medcoast Conference
Sochi hosted the Medcoast Conference
16.11.2009
The 9th international conference on the Mediterranean coastal environment - Medcoast 2009 took place in Sochi, Russia, on November 10-14, 2009. It was for the first time that the c...
CoP 16 opened a new page of MAP
CoP 16 opened a new page of MAP
09.11.2009

The 16th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols (C...
Turkey hosts Coast Day 2009
Turkey hosts Coast Day 2009
21.10.2009


MAP and PAP/RAC jointly with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, the Municipality of Datca-Mugla, Mugla University and Underwater Research Society, Turkey, are organising thi...

Final PSC meeting of the CONSCIENCE project
Final PSC meeting of the CONSCIENCE project
07.10.2009
The CONSCIENCE project is reaching its end. The final PSC meeting took place in Eastbourne, UK, on 28 - 29 September 2009. This meeting made a big step towards finalising the proje...
A new "Ambassador for the Coast"!
A new "Ambassador for the Coast"!
06.10.2009
Mr. Jérôme Bignon, member of the French Parliament and politician active in the field of coastal management, accepted PAP/RAC invitation to be the "Ambassador for the Coast". Mr. B...
Cairo hosted MCSD
Cairo hosted MCSD
01.10.2009
On 28-30 September 2009, Cairo hosted the 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD). The main theme of the meeting was the “Climate Change Adap...
That's it!
That's it!
30.09.2009
One more good news about the Protocol ratification! France joined Slovenia as the second Contracting Party that ratified the ICZM Protocol! Namely, on 28 September, the French Nati...
Slovenia ratified the ICZM Protocol!
Slovenia ratified the ICZM Protocol!
25.09.2009
On 25 September 2009, the Slovenian Parliament adopted the Law on Ratification of the ICZM Protocol for the Mediterranean. Slovenia is the first Contracting Party to the Barcelona ...
GEF Large Marine Ecosystem project on its way
GEF Large Marine Ecosystem project on its way
24.09.2009
The First Strategic Partnership Co-ordination Group met for the first time on 16-18 September 2009, in Athens. All implementing partners and agencies attended this sort of a kick-o...
SHAPE for the ICZM Protocol
SHAPE for the ICZM Protocol
22.09.2009
In the framework of the EU financial scheme for the IPA Adriatic (Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance) programme, a meeting was organised by the Emilia Romagna Region to discus...
A TV broadcast on urbanisation of the Mediterranean coast
A TV broadcast on urbanisation of the Mediterranean coast
14.09.2009
From 9 to 11 September, a team of the French TV channel "France 3" visited Split and its surroundings in the framework of the preparation of a TV report on urbanisation policies an...
Programme on Environmental Management - Call for Application
Programme on Environmental Management - Call for Application
14.09.2009

The Galillee College, Israel, is now in the final phase of preparations towards the opening of their Programme on Environmental Management to be held at the Galillee College, Israe...

Coast Day celebration in the Mediterranean
Coast Day celebration in the Mediterranean
10.09.2009

PAP/RAC jointly with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, the Municipality of Datca-Mugla, Mugla University and Underwater Research Society, Turkey, is organising the third an...

Knowledge Assessment Methodologies (KAM) Fall School
Knowledge Assessment Methodologies (KAM) Fall School
09.08.2009
The European Commission’s - JRC in straight collaboration with the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research is oganising the 7th Edition of the Fall School. It will take place in Rhodes...
"Destinations": Algeria proposes a sustainable tourism strategy
"Destinations": Algeria proposes a sustainable tourism strategy
30.07.2009


On July 25 and 26 2009, in a high tourist season, the Algerian workshop on the strategy for sustainable tourism development in the zone including the Cap Djinet and Mont Chenoua wa...

ICZM Protocol approved by the French Senate!
ICZM Protocol approved by the French Senate!
28.07.2009
The French Senate approved the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean on July 20 2009. The Senate has adopted in First Reading the Bill authorising the...
Training on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean and Eastern European Countries
Training on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean and Eastern European Countries
27.07.2009


The International Ocean Institute - Malta Operational Centre, University of Malta will host a training course on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean and Eastern European Co...

New Mediterranean "State of the Environment and Development" on the way
New Mediterranean "State of the Environment and Development" on the way
04.07.2009
A co-ordination meeting for the preparation of the new State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean report took place in Villa Valmer (Marseille, France), on July ...
Final SMAP III Workshop: Achievements and perspectives for the future
Final SMAP III Workshop: Achievements and perspectives for the future
03.07.2009
The Final Regional Workshop of the SMAP III programme, organised by the World Bank/METAP, UNEP/MAP - PAP/RAC and the SMAP III Technical Assistance Programme, was held at the World ...
Adapting to Climate Change
Adapting to Climate Change
15.06.2009

A very successful three-day seminar designed for decision makers and tourism experts in the Mediterranean “Coastal Tourism in the Mediterranean: Adapting to Climate Change” was hel...

Focal Points met in Zagreb
Focal Points met in Zagreb
02.06.2009
During May 25-27, 2009, Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, hosted the joint meeting of the National Focal Points of the three Regional Activity Centres of MAP namely, the BP/RAC, INFO...
European Maritime Day: The Stakeholders' Conference in Rome
European Maritime Day: The Stakeholders' Conference in Rome
20.05.2009
Each year, throughout Europe the Maritime Day is being celebrated to show the importance of the seas and oceans in everyday life of coastal communities and inland, and especially f...
Strategic objectives and a roadmap defined
Strategic objectives and a roadmap defined
08.05.2009
The Third Workshop to prepare the National ICZM Strategy for Egypt was held in Cairo, on 23 April 2009. The Workshop organised in the framework of the SMAP III project was attended...
"Destinations" and CAMP Morocco making progress
"Destinations" and CAMP Morocco making progress
16.04.2009
On the occasion of workshops held from 7 to 9 April 2009 in Al Hocéima, the "Destinations" project and CAMP Morocco have managed again to create a strong synergy. About fifty natio...
ICZM priorities in Egypt
ICZM priorities in Egypt
10.03.2009
The second workshop on elaboration of the National ICZM Strategy for Egypt was held in Cairo, Egypt, on 5 March 2009. Attended by 40-odd participants, mainly highly ranked policy m...
SMAP and 'Destinations' workshops in Algeria
SMAP and 'Destinations' workshops in Algeria
09.03.2009
From 28 February to 2 March 2009, "El Ryadh" hotel at Sidi Fredj in the Algiers area accommodated a series of workshops organised by PAP/RAC and MATET (Ministry of Land-use Plannin...
SMAP concluded
SMAP concluded
24.02.2009
With the SMAP Final Regional Seminar: Achievements and Prospectives for the Future, that took place on 18-19 February 2009 in Alexandria, Egypt, this important EU initiative, devel...
Farewell, Aco!
Farewell, Aco!
13.02.2009

We are sad to inform you that our Aleksandar Bjelica passed away on Tuesday, February 10, after a short illness. He was only 46, and with us for 24 years. He was not only our Finan...

Vision workshop on ICZM Strategy for Egypt
Vision workshop on ICZM Strategy for Egypt
04.02.2009
The first out of three workshops to prepare the National ICZM Strategy for Egypt took place in Cairo, on 29 January 2009. The objectives of this Vision workshop were to agree on th...
Regional Water Conference in Tunis
Regional Water Conference in Tunis
21.01.2009
The Mediterranean conference on water was held in Tunis, on 15 January 2009. It was held in the premises of the Karthago Le Palace hotel and attended by more than 200 participants....
MEDCOAST Conference 2009
MEDCOAST Conference 2009
20.01.2009

The MEDCOAST Secretariat  has just announced the Ninth International Conference on
the Mediterranean Coastal Environment - MEDCOAST 09. It will be held during 10 -14 November 2009,...

CAMP Morocco enters its operational phase
CAMP Morocco enters its operational phase
14.01.2009
Within the CAMP Morocco, two workshops were organised at M'diq, from 5 to 7 January 2009. In addition to national and international CAMP consultants and co-ordinators, the workshop...