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Capitalisation workshop of the MED Biodiversity Protection Community

05/06/2019 to 05/07/2019

The MED Biodiversity Protection Community organized a capitalisation event on the 6-7 May 2019 in Rome (Italy). The 11 projects of the community gathered 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 was held on 16-17th of April 2019 in Marseilles (France) highlighted 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.

Mid-term Conference of InnoBlueGrowth Project on blue economy

11/22/2018 to 11/23/2018

Organized by the partners of the InnoBlueGrowth project (including Plan Bleu), the mid-term conference "Blue Economy: The Blue Way of Life" which took place on November 22nd and 23rd 2018 in Barcelona, brought together about fifty experts and actors of Blue Growth in the Mediterranean, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the blue economy, innovation and sustainability models of governance and regional cooperation.

Second capitalisation event of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community

11/20/2018 to 11/21/2018

The second capitalisation event of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community took place on 20-21 November 2018 in Marseille (France). Organized by Plan Bleu, this workshop gathered more than 60 participants to disseminate and capitalise about the results of their results, paving the way for the elaboration of political recommendations on coastal and maritime Mediterranean sustainable tourism.