2024

15.07.2024

Croatian DesirMED Project Partners Gather to Plan Future Steps
Croatian DesirMED Project Partners Gather to Plan Future Steps
09.07.2024

On July 5, 2024, Split-Dalmatia County hosted a meeting for the Croatian DesirMED project partners, including PAP/RAC, to discuss their upcoming collaborative efforts


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Advancing MSP in Türkiye: New Training Course Held in Ankara
Advancing MSP in Türkiye: New Training Course Held in Ankara
02.07.2024

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On June 12-13, 2024, a training course titled "Marine Spatial Planning in Türkiye: From Theory to Practice" was organized in Ankara, with the support of the Tur...

4th Steering Committee for the MedProgramme Child Project 2.1 successfully completed
4th Steering Committee for the MedProgramme Child Project 2.1 successfully completed
17.06.2024

On June 11, the partners of the GEF MedProgramme Child Project 2.1 (PAP/RAC, Blue Plan, GWP-Med, and UNESCO-IHP) were delighted to meet with country representatives to present and ...

Exploring Land Cover Change: The Focus of the Upcoming MedOpen Training Course
Exploring Land Cover Change: The Focus of the Upcoming MedOpen Training Course
13.06.2024

The Mediterranean region has experienced an alarming 109% increase in land take due to rapid coastal urbanisation since 1975. The upcoming MedOpen training course, scheduled from 3...

Pivotal Meeting Advances National ICZM Strategy with Full Ministerial Support
Pivotal Meeting Advances National ICZM Strategy with Full Ministerial Support
31.05.2024

On May 14th, PAP/RAC organised a virtual meeting with Lebanese ICZM team leaders and His Excellency the Minister of Environment to discuss the progress in preparing the National In...

MSP4BIO 4th General Assembly Advances the Project’s Key Methodological Approach
MSP4BIO 4th General Assembly Advances the Project’s Key Methodological Approach
28.05.2024

From May 21-23, 2024, the MSP4BIO team gathered at the University of Cadiz in Spain for the 4th General Assembly (GA) to discuss the latest project developments, future actions, an...

MedProgramme SCCF project at Mediterranean Green Week
MedProgramme SCCF project at Mediterranean Green Week
27.05.2024

“Enhancing Regional Climate Change Adaptation in the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Areas”, MedProgramme Child project funded from GEF's SCCF component, is approaching its final ...

Understanding the Nature is a key for climate change adaptation
Understanding the Nature is a key for climate change adaptation
03.05.2024

A regional workshop took place in Rome 23-24 April 2024 to present and discuss the draft Guidelines on NbS for adaptation to climate change in different coastal typologies of the M...

Inter-Ministerial support to the development of the National ICZM Strategy in Lebanon
Inter-Ministerial support to the development of the National ICZM Strategy in Lebanon
02.05.2024

Strong support and interest were expressed today, on April 19th 2024. during the online Introductory Consultations on updating the National ICZM Strategy for Lebanon. Due to the cu...

Engaging exchanges and vibrant dialogues at MedProgramme's annual stocktacking meeting
Engaging exchanges and vibrant dialogues at MedProgramme's annual stocktacking meeting
26.04.2024

PAP/RAC participated in the Second Annual Stocktaking Meeting of the GEF-UNEP Mediterranean Sea Programme (MedProgramme), on 22 to 24 April 2024, Podgorica, Montenegro, organized b...

CAMP Israel Workshop Spotlights Climate Change and Coastal Adaptation
CAMP Israel Workshop Spotlights Climate Change and Coastal Adaptation
15.04.2024

The CAMP Israel Workshop held on 9 April 2024 in the city of Herzliya brought together over 50 representatives from various Israeli coastal municipalities, governmental institutes,...

Empowering Women for Sustainable Coastal Management
Empowering Women for Sustainable Coastal Management
08.03.2024

As we celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, the significance of empowering women resonates deeply this year in the Mediterranean region. On 25 September 2024, during this...

Kicking off the DesirMED project in Venice!
Kicking off the DesirMED project in Venice!
27.02.2024

Last week, the DesirMED project, funded by HORIZON Europe Research and Innovation actions and coordinated by the CMCC – Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change, was launched in Ven...

PAP/RAC met with the CC/RAC
PAP/RAC met with the CC/RAC
19.02.2024

An informal meeting with the CC/RAC (under establishment) colleagues was held on 14 February 2024. The director, Mr. Mustafa Baskara introduced the staff, the on-going activities f...

First meeting on CAMP Izmir
First meeting on CAMP Izmir
19.02.2024

At the initiative of the Turkish delegation at the COP23 in December 2023 the CAMP project for Türkiye was approved by the conference. The preparatory activities started immediatel...

Multistakeholder consultation on the calculation of the candidate common indicator 25 organised in Tunis
Multistakeholder consultation on the calculation of the candidate common indicator 25 organised in Tunis
18.02.2024

In order to build national capacities for monitoring of the land cover change, a training has been organized in Tunis from the 13 to the 15 February 2024 in the framework of the ch...

Securing a Greener Future for the Otranto Strait
Securing a Greener Future for the Otranto Strait
12.02.2024

Following the successful implementation of the Transboundary CAMP Otranto project, a policy brief titled 'Securing a Greener Future for the Otranto Strait' has been released.

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Let's celebrate World Wetlands Day!
Let's celebrate World Wetlands Day!
02.02.2024

Today we celebrate the World Wetlands Day to raise awareness about importance of wetlands. It is celebrated each year on 2 February to the anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands...

Italy Ratifies the ICZM Protocol!
Italy Ratifies the ICZM Protocol!
18.01.2024

As we kick off the new year, Italy celebrates a significant achievement in Mediterranean coastal zone management by ratifying the ICZM Protocol of the Barcelona Convention. With on...