2021

06.05.2021

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 ...