2018

16.11.2018

PHAROS4MPAs Steering Committee
PHAROS4MPAs Steering Committee
19.10.2018

The development of Blue Economy and Maritime Spatial Planning in the Mediterranean represents a transnational challenge for MPAs. Many maritime sectors are likely to operatemore fr...

A busy agenda in Tunisia
A busy agenda in Tunisia
05.10.2018

Several meetings involving PAP/RAC contribution were held in parallel on 3-5 October 2018 in Bizerte, Tunisia: the PAP/RAC Director was invited to present the ICZM Protocol at the ...

GEF Adriatic training workshops on Eutrophication and Contaminants
GEF Adriatic training workshops on Eutrophication and Contaminants
04.10.2018

Training workshops on IMAP Ecological Objectives 5 (Eutrophication) and 9 (Contaminants) were organized  for Albanian and Montenegrin experts on 2 and 3 October 2018 in Podgorica, ...

Festive atmosphere in Split
Festive atmosphere in Split
26.09.2018

On September 25 the city of Split, or more precisely the Museum of Fine Arts, hosted the central regional celebration of the Mediterranean Coast Day 2018 which was attended by 100-...

PAP/RAC hosts the Annual Regional Seas Meeting
PAP/RAC hosts the Annual Regional Seas Meeting
24.09.2018

The central regional celebration of the Mediterranean Coast Day was a good opportunity for the Regional Seas to organize their annual meeting back-to-back with this event. The meet...

2018 COAST DAY CELEBRATION LAUNCHED IN SPLIT
2018 COAST DAY CELEBRATION LAUNCHED IN SPLIT
15.09.2018
On Saturday, 15 September, a photographic exhibition “Legends of the Mediterranean” was opened at the gallery of the Split City Museum, as the first event of the 2018 Coast Day.
Beyond MSP - a training course in delivering Integrated Marine Management
Beyond MSP - a training course in delivering Integrated Marine Management
31.08.2018

A training course on the challenge of delivering marine policy and governance effectively from the coastal zone to offshore across all relevant sector will be running for a second ...

6th EMSEA conference Newcastle 2018
6th EMSEA conference Newcastle 2018
24.08.2018

The 6th European Marine Science Educators Association (EMSEA) conference will be organized, in collaboration with the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, on 2 - 5 October...

Slovenia continues to protect its coast
Slovenia continues to protect its coast
04.07.2018

After the recent transformation of the coastal road between Koper and Izola to a recreational space for inhabitants and tourists, the newly established Municipality of Ankaran cont...

SIMWESTMED meeting in la Seyne-sur-mer
SIMWESTMED meeting in la Seyne-sur-mer
13.06.2018

On 12 June 2018, back-to-back with the Land-sea forum of the Var County, a meeting was organized for the NGOs, PAP/RAC and the French Coastal Agency (Conservatoire du littoral), wi...

Land-Sea forum of the Var County NGOs
Land-Sea forum of the Var County NGOs
12.06.2018

On 12 June 2018, PAP/RAC and the NGO CPIE Côte-Provençal organised, with support of the French Coastal Agency (Conservatoire du littoral) a Land-Sea Forum of the NGOs of the Var Co...

World Oceans Day 2018
World Oceans Day 2018
08.06.2018

We celebrate World Oceans Day (8 June) to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. Action focus for 2018 is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging ...

MedOpen for ENSSMAL - from imagination to reality
MedOpen for ENSSMAL - from imagination to reality
07.06.2018

The MedOpen on-line training on ICZM attended by graduate students with specialization in coastal management at the National Superior School for Marine Sciences and Coastal Managem...

SIMWESTMED Steering Committee and project group
SIMWESTMED Steering Committee and project group
06.06.2018

On 4 to 6 June 2018, the SIMWESTMED partners met in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, to discuss the latest progress done within the project. The state of progress made by each partner was...

Forty years of Plan Blue's actions in favour of sustainable development in the Mediterranean
Forty years of Plan Blue's actions in favour of sustainable development in the Mediterranean
05.06.2018

On 5 June 2018, more than 130 participants gathered in Paris on the occasion of Plan Bleu’s 40 years anniversary, during the international conference, organized jointly with the As...

Good progress on Regional Framework for ICZM
Good progress on Regional Framework for ICZM
01.06.2018

The Working Group on the Common Regional Framework (CRF) for ICZM met for the second time in Athens, on 30-31 May 2018. The WG composed of the CPs’ representatives is mandated by t...

Inception meeting GEF Adriatic
Inception meeting GEF Adriatic
30.05.2018

The Inception meeting of the GEF project “Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach in the Adriatic Sea through Marine Spatial Planning” (GEF Adriatic Project) was held at in Tirana...

Implementation Agreement on the Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan signed
Implementation Agreement on the Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan signed
11.05.2018

On Tuesday, 8 May, Cyprus, Greece, and Israel have signed the Implementation Agreement on the Sub-Regional Marine Oil Pollution Contingency Plan. The objective of the Plan is an ef...

2018-04-27Conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Plan Bleu
2018-04-27Conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Plan Bleu
27.04.2018

Le Plan Bleu et l'Association Serge Antoine organisent le mardi 5 juin 2018, dans l'Amphithéâtre de la Société de géographie à Paris, un colloque consacré à quarante années de réfl...

Fruitful cooperation between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean
Fruitful cooperation between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean
25.04.2018

At the invitation of the Permanent Secretariat of the Black Sea Commission (BSC), PAP/RAC participated at the 22nd meeting of the Advisory Group (AG) on the Development of Common M...

PANORAMED & “Made in MED” in Rome
PANORAMED & “Made in MED” in Rome
18.04.2018
On 17 April 2018, PAP/RAC joined the 2nd meeting of the Thematic Working Group 5: Coastal and Maritime Tourism of the PANORAMED project. This meeting was scheduled back-to-back with the Interreg MED Mid-term event “MADE in MED – Crafting the future Mediterranean”...
Launch of the first ever Mediterranean Quality Status Report!
Launch of the first ever Mediterranean Quality Status Report!
02.03.2018

The 2017 Mediterranean Quality Status Report was launched at the 20th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention, held in Tirana, Albania, on 17-20 Dec...

Fostering co-operation for a marine litter-free Adriatic!
Fostering co-operation for a marine litter-free Adriatic!
21.02.2018

On 20 February 2018, H.E. Mr. Tomislav Ćorić, Croatian Minister of Environment and Energy, met with H.E. Mr. Blendi Klosi, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Albania and  H...

SIMWESTMED Steering committee and working groups
SIMWESTMED Steering committee and working groups
15.02.2018

On 13 and 14 February 2018, the SIMWESTMED partners met in Marseille, France, to review the progress of project activities. Rich discussions helped the French, Spanish, Italian and...

Paving the way for CAMP Bosnia and Herzegovina
Paving the way for CAMP Bosnia and Herzegovina
14.02.2018

On 13 February 2018, a meeting with local authorities of the CAMP area (Neum municipality, as the only coastal municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina – B&H) and national authoritie...

Šibenik-Knin County Committee for ICZM at work
Šibenik-Knin County Committee for ICZM at work
08.02.2018

A meeting of the County Committee for integrated coastal and marine management was held on March 7th at the premises of the Šibenik-Knin County. The Committee was founded as a resu...

Buna river project launched in Albania
Buna river project launched in Albania
27.01.2018

A PAP/RAC representative participated at a meeting to launch the Buna Delta Protection project organized on 25 January 2018 in Shkodra (Albania). The meeting was attended by around...

Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award: The winner is the city of Izmir!
Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award: The winner is the city of Izmir!
08.01.2018

The “Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award” was conferred to Izmir (Turkey) during the high-level session of the 20th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convent...