2019

23.09.2019

MAP Focal Points meeting in Athens
MAP Focal Points meeting in Athens
13.09.2019
  • Representatives of Mediterranean States and the European Union discussed new measures aimed at curbing pollution, protecting biodiversity and stimulating blue growth in the Medi...
PREPARATIONS FOR THE COAST DAY 2019 IN FULL SWING
PREPARATIONS FOR THE COAST DAY 2019 IN FULL SWING
11.09.2019

The 2019 Coast Day celebration is approaching rapidly and all the parties involved have been busy to organise it as well as possible. The Cypriot hosts have booked the THALASSA Ayi...

Fostering multi-actor and multi-scale dialogue in Ghar El Melh
Fostering multi-actor and multi-scale dialogue in Ghar El Melh
10.09.2019

The GEMWET project for the conservation of Mediterranean coastal wetlands in Ghar El Melh, in Tunisia, sponsored by the MAVA Foundation, is entering its second year of implementati...

Montenegro designated Ulcinj Salina as a Ramsar site
Montenegro designated Ulcinj Salina as a Ramsar site
10.09.2019

Montenegro has designated Ulcinj Salina as its third Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Site No. 2399). The Site on the Adriatic coast, close to the border with Albania, i...

Study on assessment of Ecological Status and MSP preliminary initial assessment in Vlora Marine Area in Albania
Study on assessment of Ecological Status and MSP preliminary initial assessment in Vlora Marine Area in Albania
19.08.2019

The Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre (SPA/RAC) launches a consultation to elaborate study on the assessment of the Ecological Status and an MSP preliminary initia...

The Call for applicant cities has been extended!
The Call for applicant cities has been extended!
15.07.2019

MAP announces the 2nd Edition of the Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award open! The Mediterranean coastal cities active in the field of environmental protection and sustainable...

COAST DAY 2019 WILL BE STRATEGIC
COAST DAY 2019 WILL BE STRATEGIC
11.07.2019

It seems like yesterday that we celebrated the Mediterranean Coast Day in Split, yet a new celebration is almost here. This year the regional celebration will be held in Ayia Napa,...

There is hope for Mediterranean wetlands
There is hope for Mediterranean wetlands
03.07.2019

We have learned, with great pleasure, that the Ulcinj Salina has been declared a protected area (Nature Park) by the Parliament of the Municipality of Ulcinj. This marks a happy en...

Integration, focussing and synergy for the Adriatic
Integration, focussing and synergy for the Adriatic
14.06.2019

In the framework of the Adriadapt project, on 12 and 13 June, PAP/RAC organized a meeting to harmonize its outputs with the similar outputs of its project partner IUAV. The meeting...

How can we save Mediterranean wetlands?
How can we save Mediterranean wetlands?
09.06.2019

Parallel meetings of the OAP M3 Steering Committee and “Off your map” campaign supported by MAVA foundation were organised in Ulcinj, Montenegro on 4-6 June. The Steering Committee...

And the overall MedAdapt Award goes to …
And the overall MedAdapt Award goes to …
31.05.2019

Šibenik-Knin County’s Coastal Plan got the “Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Award” as an exemplary action of adaptation to climate change! The Award was conferred at the Eu...

CORMON meeting on Coast and Hydrography held in Rome
CORMON meeting on Coast and Hydrography held in Rome
23.05.2019

On 21 and 22 May 2019, PAP/RAC organized a meeting of the Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Monitoring (CORMON) on Coast and Hydrography cluster in Rome, Italy. The meetin...

ICZM Protocol ratified by Malta
ICZM Protocol ratified by Malta
17.05.2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation of Spain, in its capacity of Depositary of the Treaty for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Mediterranean Seaside Re...

PAP/RAC Focal Points met in Split
PAP/RAC Focal Points met in Split
10.05.2019

On 8 and 9 May a meeting of PAP/RAC Focal Points was organised at PAP/RAC premises in Split. It was attended by representatives of 17 Contracting Parties, four invited experts, the...

2nd Edition of the Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award
2nd Edition of the Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award
07.05.2019

MAP announces the 2nd Edition of the Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award open! The Mediterranean coastal cities active in the field of environmental protection and sustainable...

PAP/RAC at the European Maritime Day
PAP/RAC at the European Maritime Day
07.05.2019

PAP/RAC is going to participate at the celebration of the European Maritime Day to be organized in Lisbon, Portugal, on 16-17 May 2019. Particular focus of PAP/RAC interest will, a...

PHAROS4MPAs Steering Committee
PHAROS4MPAs Steering Committee
05.05.2019

Partners of the PHAROS4MPAs gathered at the premises of CNR-ISMAR in Venice, Italy, on 2 – 3 May 2019 to exchange on the progress of the project’s action plan. First project produc...

Latest CO-EVOLVE video is out
Latest CO-EVOLVE video is out
26.04.2019

We are pleased to inform you that a video on testing activities performed within the CO-EVOLVE project is now out and available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceUZ6K...

MAP Operational Communication Strategy almost there
MAP Operational Communication Strategy almost there
18.04.2019

The first meeting of INFO/RAC Focal Points was held on 16-17 April 2019 at the INFO/RAC premises in Rome. It was attended by 17 FPs, UN Environment/MAP coordinator, members of the ...

Co-Evolve partners met in Montpellier
Co-Evolve partners met in Montpellier
11.04.2019

On 8 and 9 April 2019, the Herault region hosted the 6th Co-Evolve project Steering committee. Six months after the end of the project, when the test phase is coming to an end, all...

MSP understanding and best practices shared in Zagreb
MSP understanding and best practices shared in Zagreb
11.04.2019

A very successful training workshop “MSP as a tool for the implementation of the ICZM Protocol in the Mediterranean” was organised at the premises of the Croatian Journalists’ Asso...

PAP/RAC at applicant seminar @PanoraMed @MEDProgramme
PAP/RAC at applicant seminar @PanoraMed @MEDProgramme
08.04.2019

On 4 - 5 April 2019, PAP/RAC took part at the PanoraMed transnational seminar and its first call for strategic projects on “Coastal and Maritime Tourism” and “Maritime Surveillance...

3rd meeting of the SoED Steering Committee
3rd meeting of the SoED Steering Committee
01.04.2019

The finalization of the new Report on the State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean (SoED 2019) is now underway. The 3rd meeting of the SoED Steering Committee ...

Adriadapt project  kick-off meeting
Adriadapt project kick-off meeting
20.03.2019

The kick-off meeting of the Adriadapt project was held at Ca' Foscari Challenge School in Venice, Italy, on 18 and 19 March 2019. The project is a new EU Interreg Italy - Croatia p...

GEMWET and Good governance in Ghar El Melh
GEMWET and Good governance in Ghar El Melh
17.03.2019

In the framework of the GEMWET project, PAP/RAC representatives met with the project partners in Tunisia from 11 to 15 March 2019. Two days of the meeting were dedicated to the “go...

Governance of Buna delta in Albania
Governance of Buna delta in Albania
14.02.2019

In the frame of the Governance overarching project “Governance and stakeholders participation in coastal wetlands’ management”, the pilot site workshops on Buna Delta Protected Lan...

A resilience information platform for Adriatic cities in development
A resilience information platform for Adriatic cities in development
12.02.2019

PAP/RAC has launched the initial activities in the framework of the new EU funded project “Adriadapt” – A resilience information platform for Adriatic cities and towns. This 2-year...

Co-Evolve for sustainable tourism in Kaštela
Co-Evolve for sustainable tourism in Kaštela
08.02.2019

Can Kaštela become a good place to live even in the middle of the tourist season? How could this destination attract visitors throughout the year? These are only two of a number of...

Project concept on ICZM/MSP for EUSAIR
Project concept on ICZM/MSP for EUSAIR
05.02.2019

On 5 February 2019, PAP/RAC hosted a meeting with the European Union Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region (EUSAIR) Facility Point and Thematic Steering Group (TSG) 3 Pillar Coor...

PAP/RAC at the ARIEL Innovation Brokering Event
PAP/RAC at the ARIEL Innovation Brokering Event
22.01.2019

On 21 January 2019, PAP/RAC participated as a stakeholder in the Innovation Brokering Event of the ARIEL project, held in Split, Croatia. Being part of the INTERREG Adriatic-Ionian...

CO-EVOLVE newsletter #4
CO-EVOLVE newsletter #4
11.01.2019

Whether you want to learn more on the CO-EVOLVE project, or you are more generally someone who cares about sustainable development of maritime and coastal tourism, then the CO-EVOL...