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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.

Assemblée générale 2018


L'Assemblée générale 2018 du Plan Bleu se tiendra dans les locaux du CIHEAM à Paris, le 9 octobre 2018. Elle permettra de présenter aux membres de l’association les activités conduites en 2017, les comptes 2017, ainsi que le programme de travail 2018-2019.

International technical workshop "Data, trends, impacts and benefits associated with the creation of an emission control area by vessels in the Mediterranean"

09/06/2018 to 09/07/2018

Co-organized by the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition and Plan Bleu on September 6th and 7th, 2018, in Marseille, this workshop presented the methodology and the results of the study carried out by France on the possibility of setting up an ECA zone ("Emissions Control Areas") in the Mediterranean.

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


More than 130 participants have gathered in Paris, on 5th June 2018, on the occasion of Plan Bleu’s 40 years anniversary, during the international conference, organized jointly with the Association Serge Antoine. Experts, decision-makers, representatives of national, European and Mediterranean institutions, and members of the civil society discussed the Mediterranean issues and possible futures.

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

05/29/2018 to 05/30/2018

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 aimed 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

05/16/2018 to 05/18/2018

The seminar, that was held in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 16-17 May 2018, aimed 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.

2nd ENI-SEIS II South workshop on indicators

04/17/2018 to 04/18/2018

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.

3rd Mediterranean Water Forum

01/22/2018 to 01/24/2018

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.

Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award: The winner is the city of Izmir!

12/17/2017 to 12/20/2017

The “Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award” was conferred to Izmir (Turkey) during the high-level session of the 20th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention which is being held in Tirana, Albania, on 17-20 December 2017.

Workshop "Which major marine and coastal issues in the Mediterranean region? Data and trends"

12/12/2017 to 12/13/2017

In the framework of the writing of the chapter on the marine and coastal issues of the new report on the State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean, Plan Bleu organized a workshop "Which major marine and coastal issues in the Mediterranean region? Data and trends" on 12th-13th of December 2017, at Campus du développement (ex CEFEB) of AFD in Marseille, France. The objective was to establish a group of around thirty thematic experts from international, Mediterranean but also national and local institutions, in order to contribute to the drafting of this chapter.