2021

26.07.2021

MedProgramme CP2.1 coordination meeting between PAP / RAC and Plan Bleu
MedProgramme CP2.1 coordination meeting between PAP / RAC and Plan Bleu
26.07.2021

On 22 and 23 July, PAP / RAC was delighted to host a meeting with the representative of Plan Bleu in PAP / RAC premisses, in the framework of GEF MedProgramme Child Project 2.1. Th...

Securing the future of our sea with the GEF Adriatic project
Securing the future of our sea with the GEF Adriatic project
28.06.2021

A ground-breaking initiative to secure the future of the Adriatic Sea culminates today, on the 28 of June, in Herceg Novi, where the Montenegrin Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planni...

Meeting to present the national ICZM strategy in Tunisia
Meeting to present the national ICZM strategy in Tunisia
17.06.2021

On June 16, 2021, the Tunisian Coastal Protection and Planning Agency (APAL) in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organized a virtual meeting to presen...

AdriAdapt final conference held
AdriAdapt final conference held
09.06.2021

PAP/RAC, together with other partners of the Interreg AdriAdapt Project, participated in the Project’s online final conference “Knowledge for local resilience”, organized by the le...

The new integrated coastal zone management strategy (2020-2030) validated in Algeria!
The new integrated coastal zone management strategy (2020-2030) validated in Algeria!
27.05.2021

Algeria has just sent us excellent news: on Sunday 23 May 2021, the ICZM 2020 - 2030 strategy was adopted by the Interministerial Commission responsible for its updating and implem...

1st International Conference on Water Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development organized in Albania
1st International Conference on Water Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development organized in Albania
18.05.2021

On the 17 and 18 May 2021, the “1st International Conference on Water Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development WEPSD-2020” was organised in Rogner hotel in Tirana. This...

Knowledge platform on climate change adaptation launched
Knowledge platform on climate change adaptation launched
14.05.2021

PAP/RAC, together with Croatian partners (DHMZ, DOOR, ŠKŽ and the City of Vodice), held the final conference "Climate is changing, and so should we!"of the Interreg AdriAdapt proje...

Very good progress on CAMP B&H
Very good progress on CAMP B&H
07.05.2021

In spite of the difficulties posed by the health situation the CAMP B&H project is well progressing with its activities. The analytical phase of sustainable tourism project, with a...

Mediterranean experience at the International Coastal Symposium (ICS 2021)
Mediterranean experience at the International Coastal Symposium (ICS 2021)
06.05.2021

The PAP/RAC Director was given the honour to open the third day of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS 2021), held in virtual mode on 3-5 May from Seville, Spain, and to deliv...

A special MedOpen session dedicated to MSP is about to begin!
A special MedOpen session dedicated to MSP is about to begin!
28.04.2021

On May 3rd, a special edition of the MedOpen course devoted entirely to Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) will be launched. This session, which is particularly aimed at those involved ...

The first marine protected area declared in Montenegro
The first marine protected area declared in Montenegro
23.04.2021

On the very day of Mother Earth celebration, the Nature Park "Platamuni" has been proclaimed the first Marine Protected Area in Montenegro.

The area of Platamuni is located in t...

PAP/RAC honoured to receive a visit from Montenegrin delegation
PAP/RAC honoured to receive a visit from Montenegrin delegation
22.04.2021

During 19 and 20 April, PAP/RAC was honoured to host a meeting with the representatives of Montenegrin Ministry of ecology, spatial planning and urbanism in PAP/RAC premisses, in t...

ICZM and MSP for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
ICZM and MSP for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
09.04.2021

At the invitation of IDDRI – the French Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, the PAP/RAC Director took part in the online workshop organized on 6-7 Ap...

AdriAdapt meeting in Šibenik
AdriAdapt meeting in Šibenik
30.03.2021

On 26 March, working group of the ICZM County Committee of the Šibenik-Knin County met in Šibenik to discuss the progress of the Adriadapt project. The meeting was opened by County...

Copernicus workshop on land cover and land use mapping for the coastal zones
Copernicus workshop on land cover and land use mapping for the coastal zones
23.03.2021

The Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) is hosting an online workshop on 8 April 2021 (10:00–15:40) to officially present the new Coastal Zone Land Cover Land Use (LC/LU) pro...

GEF ADRIATIC: virtual training on assessment of good environmental status regarding marine litter in Montenegro
GEF ADRIATIC: virtual training on assessment of good environmental status regarding marine litter in Montenegro
16.03.2021

The first ever attempt to assess the good environmental status  (GES) for marine litter in Montenegro was introduced by Ms Milica Mandić  of the Institute of Marine Biology in Koto...

On March 8, International Woman's Day, we remember a remarkable woman
On March 8, International Woman's Day, we remember a remarkable woman
08.03.2021

On the International Woman’s Day we remember Biliana Cicin-Sain, a remarkable woman indeed. Dr. Biliana Cicin-Sain (PhD in political science, UCLA, postdoctoral training, Harvard U...

CoED completed for Croatia
CoED completed for Croatia
02.03.2021

The World Bank IBRD-IDA has published the final Croatia: Cost of Environmental Degradation report (CoED), as well as, a Story Map, presenting the report in a very appealing and int...

Sailing with MSP in Montenegro
Sailing with MSP in Montenegro
05.02.2021

Following the round of meetings with the national institutions, a series of meetings with representatives of coastal municipalities of Montenegro were organised virtually during Ja...

UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention Secretariat’s newsletter is now available
UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention Secretariat’s newsletter is now available
29.01.2021

We are pleased to inform you that the January 2021 issue of the UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention Secretariat’s newsletter “MED News”, produced by INFO-RAC, is now available online: ...

The UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 is now available
The UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 is now available
22.01.2021

As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new...

Launching of the MOOC Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience
Launching of the MOOC Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience
22.01.2021

What are ‘Nature-based solutions’ (NbS)? How can they help build resilience to disasters and climate change impacts? Why is NbS relevant? How can I apply NbS in my work and everyda...

Virtual discussion on development of the Montenegro database for marine and coastal data
Virtual discussion on development of the Montenegro database for marine and coastal data
18.01.2021

On 11 January 2021, a virtual meeting was held within the frame of the GEF Adriatic project, to present and discuss the development of the national database for parameters relevant...

The 2020 edition of the MedOpen online course is officially over!
The 2020 edition of the MedOpen online course is officially over!
10.01.2021

Even the Covid did not stop PAP / RAC and partner universities (the Faculty of Sciences of Bizerte, Tunisia and the Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Al Hoceima, Morocco) from ...