2020

01.12.2020

The First Mediterranean Assessment Report is now available
The First Mediterranean Assessment Report is now available
27.11.2020

The First Mediterranean Assessment Report (MAR1) prepared by the network of Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change (MedECC – www.medecc.org) is available at the ...

Universal ratification of the 1995 Amendments to the Barcelona Convention
Universal ratification of the 1995 Amendments to the Barcelona Convention
24.11.2020

An important milestone has been reached when the Barcelona Convention Amendments entered into force for Bosnia and Herzegovina on 18 November 2020. This means that the universal ra...

Mediterranean Coast day celebration in Croatia concluded with the award ceremony!
Mediterranean Coast day celebration in Croatia concluded with the award ceremony!
24.11.2020

Mediterranean Coast day celebration in Croatia concluded with the award ceremony!

On the UN World Children’s Day an award ceremony was organized for the winners of the literary ...

Italian Ambassador to Croatia visits PAP/RAC
Italian Ambassador to Croatia visits PAP/RAC
09.11.2020

On 6 November, during his official stay in Split, H.E. Pierfrancesco Sacco, Italian Ambassador to Croatia, paid visit to PAP/RAC together with Mr. Davide Bradanini, Consul General ...

Bay of Patok-Rodoni marine survey completed
Bay of Patok-Rodoni marine survey completed
06.11.2020

In Albania the field survey to assess the environmental status of the Bay of Patok-Rodoni was completed within the framework of GEF Adriatic project. PAP/RAC and SPA/RAC warmly tha...

Presentation of SoED 2020 report
Presentation of SoED 2020 report
21.10.2020

We are pleased to announce that the report on the State of Environment and Development (SoED 2020) will be presented today, Wednesday 21 October 2020 at 12:45 CET at a media confer...

CAMP B&H gains momentum
CAMP B&H gains momentum
15.10.2020

The CAMP Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H) project enters its full implementation phase soon after the Agreement was signed end June 2020. The inception meeting of its Steering Committe...

Countdown to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis by 2030 launched
Countdown to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis by 2030 launched
13.10.2020

On October 10, Countdown – a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis was launched at https://countdown.ted.com/

TED is a non-profit organi...

Croatia celebrates Coast Day 2020
Croatia celebrates Coast Day 2020
22.09.2020

In Croatia, the Coast Day 2020 will be marked through a literary and art works of elementary-school children. On the very Coast Day, September 25, in an on-line workshop, moderated...

Virtual Coast Day 2020 is up and running
Virtual Coast Day 2020 is up and running
18.09.2020

We are pleased to inform you that the webpage dedicated specifically to the Coast Day 2020 is on line and accessible at the following address: www.info-rac.org/coastday

You are ...

Stronger joint efforts needed to achieve cleaner Mediterranean
Stronger joint efforts needed to achieve cleaner Mediterranean
18.09.2020

The EEA and UNEP/MAP have recently published their joint report ‘Towards a cleaner Mediterranean Sea: a decade of progress’ which takes stock of the progress achieved and challenge...

Only three days until the launch of the 2020 edition of MedOpen
Only three days until the launch of the 2020 edition of MedOpen
17.09.2020

The countdown is on until the start of our new MedOpen session, the online training course on ICZM delivered by PAP/RAC. For this 2020 edition, we have decided to play overtime wit...

United in Science report: Climate change has not stopped for COVID19
United in Science report: Climate change has not stopped for COVID19
10.09.2020

The United in Science 2020 report, the second in a series, was published today, on September 9. 2020. The report is coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with...

Happy international Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
Happy international Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies
07.09.2020

By the resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2019 the United Nations designated 7 September as the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, to be observed...

Happy International rangers day!
Happy International rangers day!
30.07.2020

Today kick starts a series of sea-related activities and events that will aim to educate and involve youngs and adults to the importance of acting now to preserve the Adriatic mari...

Coast Day 2020 Virtual due to Covid-19
Coast Day 2020 Virtual due to Covid-19
09.07.2020

It has become tradition in the Mediterranean to celebrate the Coast Day after it had first been organised in 2007. And it went on, growing and flourishing, for 13 years. This year ...

Agreement for CAMP B&H signed
Agreement for CAMP B&H signed
30.06.2020

On 29 June 2020 the Agreement relative to the CAMP project for Bosnia and Herzegovina was signed by Mr. Živko Matuško, Mayor of the town of Neum, for the Government of Bosnia and H...

First 'live' meeting after COVID19 lockdown
First 'live' meeting after COVID19 lockdown
19.06.2020

On June 18 PAP/RAC attended its first face-to-face meeting after the COVID19 lockdown. At the invitation by Mr. Mitja Bricelj, MAP Focal Point for Slovenia, the PAP/RAC Director an...

Happy worlds ocean day!
Happy worlds ocean day!
08.06.2020

The United Nations celebrate World Oceans Day every year on 8 June, following the decision of the United Nations General Assembly of 2009 that 8 June would be designated by the Uni...

GEF Adriatic project partners celebrate the world environment's day
GEF Adriatic project partners celebrate the world environment's day
04.06.2020

The Albanian Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Sustainable Developement and Tourism of Montenegro – our active partners in the GEF Adriatic project – are organising a ser...

Successful  training on Portodimare Geoportal
Successful training on Portodimare Geoportal
22.05.2020

In the frame of the PORTODIMARE project (Interreg ADRION) the 2nd Training Workshop took place 19-20 May 2020 by using the on-line EUSAIR Stakeholder platform. PAP/RAC is the coord...

Climate change – challenges for civil protection
Climate change – challenges for civil protection
02.03.2020

On 25 February, the Civil protection service of Šibenik organized, in collaboration with the Šibenik-Knin County, the City of Knin and the Polytechnic “Marko Marulić” in Knin, a ro...

Adriadapt training course at Vodice
Adriadapt training course at Vodice
21.02.2020

The Adriadapt training course on adaptation to climate change was organised for the experts and technicians of the City of Vodice (local partners in the Adriadapt Project). It took...

Coastal Agencies exchanging experiences with adaptation to climate change
Coastal Agencies exchanging experiences with adaptation to climate change
14.02.2020

On 12 and 13 February, PAP/RAC participated at the meeting of the European and Mediterranean Coastal Agencies EMCA 2020 in Budva, Montenegro, organized by the French Conservatoire ...

GEF Adriatic capacity-building meeting on reporting monitoring
GEF Adriatic capacity-building meeting on reporting monitoring
11.02.2020

In the frame of the GEF Adriatic Project, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro, a capacity-building meeting between the Monte...

“The Governance of Coastal Wetlands in the Mediterranean: A Handbook” published
“The Governance of Coastal Wetlands in the Mediterranean: A Handbook” published
21.01.2020

We are pleased to announce that “The Governance of Coastal Wetlands in the Mediterranean – a Handbook”, by B. Shipman and Ž. Rajković, has recently been published. This Handbook is...