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BleuTourMed MidTerm Conference: Re-connecting tourism: Promoting evidence based policies for sustainable development

The Midterm Conference, organized by BleuTourMed project in Rome (Italy) on 29-30 May 2018, is the first capitalization event of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community. Its aim is to present the state-of-play of the implementation of the projects involved in the community and to discuss the preliminary recommendation of the Med Community coming from the projects’ first results.

Empowering the Mediterranean Community: tools for Ecosystem-based Management

The seminar will be held in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 16-17 May 2018 and will aim to highlight and transfer practical methodologies and tools developed by current EU and Mediterranean research, management and policy projects to stimulate a Euro-Mediterranean technical and political debate on latest strategies and tools for ecosystem-based management and biodiversity conservation.

Conference "Environment and development in the Mediterranean yesderday, today and tomorrow" on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Plan Bleu

Plan Bleu and the Association Serge Antoine organize in Paris, on 5th June 2018, a conference dedicated to forty years of reflections and actions in favor of sustainable development in the Mediterranean, with the support of the History Committee of the Ministry of ecological and inclusive transition, the General Council of Agriculture and Food (CGAAER) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and the Mediterranean world Economic Foresight Institute (IPEMED).

Mediterranean 2017 Quality Status Report

The 2017 Mediterranean Quality Status Report, launched at the 20th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention (Tirana, Albania, 17-20 December 2017) is now online. It provides a unique contribution to assessing the status of the Mediterranean ecosystem and the progress towards the achievement of its Good Environmental Status (GES).

Report on the State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean 2019

Plan Bleu has started the preparation of the new Report on the State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean. The report, that will be the result of a collective effort of all MAP components and numerous partners, will present a comprehensive and updated assessment of the status and main sustainability issues related to environment and development in the Mediterranean region. It report will be presented to the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Barcelona Convention in December 2019 and then published early 2020.

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Appel à manifestation d’intérêt pour le recrutement d’un consultant - Identification des besoins des acteurs locaux et rédaction d’une feuille de route pour la mise en place de Partenariats Publics Privés dans deux sites pilotes pré-identifiés

Dans le cadre du projet "Partenariats public-privé pour la gestion des aires protégées en Méditerranée", le Plan Bleu lance un appel à manifestation d’intérêt pour le recrutement d’un consultant dont les missions seront l'identification des besoins des acteurs locaux et la rédaction d’une feuille de route pour la mise en place de Partenariats Publics Privés dans deux sites pilotes pré-identifiés.
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Appel d'offre - Attaché(e) de presse ou consultant(e) en communication

L'appel d'offre a pour objet la désignation d'un(e) attaché(e) de presse ou consultant(e) en communication qui devra appuyer le Plan Bleu dans la communication et la promotion de sa conférence-anniversaire et élaborer une stratégie de communication et de relations presse, afin d’accroître la notoriété du Plan Bleu auprès d’un large public, français et méditerranéen.
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MADE in MED: crafting the future Mediterranean

The Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Italy, holding the 2018 presidency of the Interreg MED Programme, the Italian Agency for the Territorial Cohesion and the Region of Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur of France, Managing Authority of the Programme have the pleasure of inviting you to the “MADE in MED – Crafting the future Mediterranean” event on 18th and 19th April 2018, in Rome, Italy.
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Socio-economic workshop “Saltpan initiative: Addressing wetland conservation in the Med region”

From 6 to 9 March 2018, Plan Bleu participated to the socio-economic workshop “Saltpan initiative: Addressing wetland conservation in the Med region” convened by BirdLife International in Sardinia, Italy. This workshop was organized in the framework of the project “Wetlands Overarching activities addressing Wetland Conservation in the Mediterranean Region”, for project partners (including Plan Bleu) intending to undertake socio-economic valuation of wetland sites.
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A new website for MedECC, the network of Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change

With the support of Plan Bleu, the MedECC network of Mediterranean scientific and academic experts on climate and environmental change has just put its new website online and published numerous articles. In particular, you will find information on the preparation of its first assessment report on the impact of climate and environmental change on the Mediterranean region.
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Our events

Conference "Environment and development in the Mediterranean yesderday, today and tomorrow" on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Plan Bleu

Plan Bleu and the Association Serge Antoine organize in Paris, on 5th June 2018, a conference dedicated to forty years of reflections and actions in favor of sustainable development in the Mediterranean, with the support of the History Committee of the Ministry of ecological and inclusive transition, the General Council of Agriculture and Food (CGAAER) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and the Mediterranean world Economic Foresight Institute (IPEMED).
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BleuTourMed MidTerm Conference: Re-connecting tourism: Promoting evidence based policies for sustainable development

The Midterm Conference, organized by BleuTourMed project in Rome (Italy) on 29-30 May 2018, is the first capitalization event of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community. The conference aims to present the state-of-play of the implementation of the projects involved in the community and to discuss the preliminary recommendation of the Med Community coming from the projects’ first results.
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Empowering the Mediterranean Community : tools for Ecosystem-based Management

The seminar will be held in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 16-17 May 2018 and will aim to highlight and transfer practical methodologies and tools developed by current EU and Mediterranean research, management and policy projects to stimulate a Euro-Mediterranean technical and political debate on latest strategies and tools for ecosystem-based management and biodiversity conservation.
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2nd ENI-SEIS II South workshop on indicators

Plan Bleu, in cooperation with European Environment Agency (EEA) and Mediterranean Action Plan organized the 2nd ENI-SEIS II South workshop on indicators on 17-18 April 2018 in Athens, Greece. This second workshop aimed to present in more details indicators methodological aspects, data availability, data gaps, corresponding data flows and infrastructures through hands-on thematic sessions and sharing of experiences and of best practices while with these indicators.
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3rd Mediterranean Water Forum

Milestone along the preparation of the Mediterranean Region participation in the 8th World Water Forum (Brasilia, Brazil, 18-23 March 2018), the 3rd edition of the Mediterranean Water Forum was held on 22 and 24 January 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. Plan Bleu co-organized the Session "water and climate change" held in the afternoon of Tuesday, 23 January 2018.
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Recent publications

Vers un nouvel exercice de prospective sur l’environnement et le développement en Méditerranée : Rapport de benchmark des études existantes

Ce rapport a été préparé dans le cadre de l'élaboration de la feuille de route du nouvel exercice de prospective MED 2050. Il a pour but d’établir un état de l’art des exercices de prospective déjà disponibles en Méditerranée.
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Towards a blue economy for a sustainable Mediterranean: Indicators and recommendations

At the world level, the economy based on maritime sectors is considered a new frontier for economic development and its Gross Value Added (GVA) could double or even triple between 2010 and 2030. This trend could be similar in the Mediterranean region due to the importance of the economic sectors as tourism and maritime transport.
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Science-policy interfaces for environmental governance in the Mediterranean

Science-policy interfaces (SPIs) are tools that can be used to improve environmental conservation and management in the Mediterranean region. However, in order to do so, a shared understanding of the concept needs to be established, and current gaps need to be identified. This document is based on the work of several institutions, including Plan Bleu, and sets out to provide stakeholders in Mediterranean environmental governance with a brief analysis of the SPI concept within the regional context.
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Socio-economic tools for supporting the achievement of Good Environmental Status of Mediterranean marine waters

Plan Bleu is happy to share its report "Socio-economic tools for supporting the achievement of Good Environmental Status of Mediterranean marine waters". This report has been elaborated by Plan Bleu as part of the project “Action Plans for Integrated Regional Monitoring Programmes, Coordinated Programmes of Measures and Addressing Data and Knowledge Gaps in Mediterranean Sea (ActionMed)”, funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece).
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