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Final Conference of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community

06/04/2019 to 06/07/2019

After 3 years of work, Plan Bleu and its partners of BleuTourMed horizontal project, are proud to organise the Final Conference of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community from 4 June until 7 June 2019 in Barcelona (Spain). This event will be the occasion to present to numerous stakeholders of the Mediterranean, the main achievements of the community and the policy paper, sharing policy recommandations for a sustainable tourism.

Plan Bleu National Focal Points Meeting

05/27/2019 to 05/29/2019

Plan Bleu - Regional Activity Centre will gather its National Focal Points from 27 to 29 May 2019 in Marseille (France) to examine the implementation of the 2018-2019 Programme of work, and to discuss and approve the proposed 2020-2021 Programme of work.

Capitalisation workshop of the MED Biodiversity Protection Community

05/06/2019 to 05/07/2019

The MED Biodiversity Protection Community is organising a capitalisation event on the 6-7 May 2019 in Rome (Italy). The 11 projects of the community will gather to work on the strategic topics concerning mediterranean biodiversity protection and protected areas.

International conference "Strengthening the Science-Practice-Policy interface in Blue Growth"

04/16/2019 to 04/17/2019

This capitalization and community-building event, which will be held on 16-17th of April 2019 in Marseilles (France) should highlight the main deliverables of Blue Growth projects in terms of knowledge transfer from research to industry and to policy-makers.”

Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week: role of Mediterranean forests in the Paris Agreement

04/01/2019 to 04/05/2019

The Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) brought together in Lebanon on 1-5 April 2019 a diverse range of participants to consider how Mediterranean forests can assist countries in the region to achieve their goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change. It also showcased the use of forest-based solutions to address broader regional challenges such as sustainable development, energy transition, demographic change and migration.

Towards policy recommendations on sustainable tourism: shaping the results of the MED Community

03/27/2019 to 03/28/2019

The Third capitalisation event of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community was held on 27-28 March 2019 in Split (Croatia). The community continued the work on strategic topics of the Mediterranean tourism sector, started in Marseille in November 2018, in order to elaborate policy recommandations.

International Workshop « Implementation of Nature Based Solutions to tackle climate change: Focus on the Mediterranean region »

01/22/2019 to 01/24/2019

Organized by Plan Bleu, IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, UICN French Committee, Conservatoire du Littoral, Tour du Valat, MedWET and Wetlands International, the workshop brought together in Marseille, on 22-24 January 2019, researchers, practitioners and policy makers of the Mediterranean region and European Union to discuss on the benefits and challenges related to Nature Based Solutions implementation.

Mid-term workshop and public hearing of the biodiversity protection community

12/04/2018 to 12/05/2018

The Mid-term workshop and public hearing of the Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community featured by the PANACeA project took place in Brussels, 4th and 5th December 2018. The aim was to transfer the lessons learnt by the Community of Interreg Med Biodiversity Protection projects and protected areas to a wider audience, in particular EU, Mediterranean and national policy makers, public authorities, environmental organizations and territorial cooperation institutions.

The regional dimension of a sustainable and inclusive Blue Economy: the model of the Mediterranean


In the framework of the first global conference on Sustainable Blue Economy (Nairobi, Kenya, 26-28 November 2018), UN Environment/Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP), WWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative, Plan Bleu and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) organize a joint side-event entitled "The regional dimension of a Sustainable and Inclusive Blue Economy: the model of the Mediterranean: ".

Side event on Ecosystem based Management in the Mediterranean - CBD COP 14


A side event was co-organized by the Union for the Mediterranean and the MED Biodiversity Protection Community, at the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CBD 14) which was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 17 to 29 November 2018.