SCP/RAC seeks three regional experts to develop policy measures for green businesses in the Mediterranean
SCP/RAC is seeking three regional experts to assist with the formulation of recommendations on regional policy measures to support the development of green and circular economy businesses and to strengthen the demand for more sustainable products in the Mediterranean.
SCP/RAC is seeking an international expert with knowledge of the EU policy, institutional and legal framework to assist with the formulation of recommendations on regional policy measures to support the development of green and circular economy businesses and to strengthen the demand for more sustainable products in the Mediterranean.
The objective of this tendering process is to select a local expert who will provide technical assistance to facilitate the export of sustainable tourism products in Tunisia.
Following the SwitchMed feasibility study on the collection and recycling of beverage packaging in Morocco conducted by SUNOV Engineering, this young consulting company takes one step further: To prevent beverage packaging waste. SwitchMed has renewed the support by facilitating the installation of water fountains and the distribution of reusable bottles in the National School of Mines of Rabat (ENSMR).
In late November 2018, together with its local partners in Lebanon, SCP/RAC has participated to The final capitalization Seminar of the Pilot Project entitled “Wine Innovation for Sustainable Economies" in order to discuss its outcomes. The seminar has been preceded by a visit to the beneficiary of the project in the Beqaa valley namely Château Kefraya, to have more insights about the in situ composting process piloted on its premises. The seminar has witnessed the participation of many actors and has been an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas on the circular economy in Lebanon, beyond the winery sector.
The Egyptian Ministry of Environment and the Center for Environment and Development of the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), with the support of SwitchMed, raises awarness about single use plastic bags and its negative impact on the environmental, health, economic and even social levels.
Morocco: Promoting responsible alternatives to guarantee the success of the ban on plastic bags and prevention of marine litter.
Concerned by the insane consumption of single-use plastic bags and following international commitments, the Moroccan government adopted a law to phase them out. After since, the administration has deployed intense efforts in controlling the internal production and imports, as well as providing support for adaptating concerned industries. However, an important pillar to achieve success may have been overlooked: the promotion of alternatives. This is the objective of two SwitchMed pilot projects which achievements can be found along these lines.
The capitalization workshop of the Rima Dates project, held in Algiers on September 18, 2018, aimed at extracting good practices in eco-entrepreneurship in Algeria, based on the experience of the pilot project. supported by SwitchMed, Rima Dates.
Egypt's Green Entrepreneurs, Environmental Grassroots Initiatives & NGOs are advancing towards Social Eco-Innovation. This synergy workshop aims to bring together key stakeholders to discuss assets, challenges and concrete measures and instruments to promote green entrepreneurship and the role of CSOs as sustainable lifestyle pioneers in their region , as well as provide an opportunity for networking and exposure for green initiatives. Join us in the Greek Campus, in October 1st 2018.
The new publication intends to inspire and provide practical indications to phase out toxic chemicals in the Mediterranean region.