Marseille Collaborative Laboratory – “Strengthening marine and maritime innovation and knowledge transfer, including emerging sectors, new technologies and biotechnologies. North-South Corridor”

Marseille, 8 March 2016: The aim of the "Collaborative Lab" (focus group) is to assess, following a participatory approach, the feasibility of a Maritime Strategy for the Western Mediterranean sub-sea basin and a possible action plan. Among several areas of cooperation amongst northern and southern countries, we want to assess the potential visions and ideas to promote “Marine and maritime innovation and knowledge transfer across the Western Mediterranean”.
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Workshop "Tourism and Sustainable Development"

Marseille, 23-24 May 2016: The French Development Agency (AFD - Agence Française de Développement) and Plan Bleu (UNEP/MAP) organized a workshop on the contribution of tourism to a sustainable and inclusive development, gathering partners of the two institutions, as well as decisions-makers, tourism operators, researchers and experts from several Mediterranean countries.
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Regional workshop: « How to monitor the MSSD 2016-2025 implementation? »

This workshop, gathering Mediterranean stakeholders and experts, aims to define a regional process for the monitoring of the implementation of the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development 2016-2025 in relation with the adaptation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to the Mediterranean region.
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Expérience tunisienne pour faire face à la Variabilité et au Changement Climatique en Zones Côtières

Ce rapport a pour objectif de présenter une synthèse bibliographique des précédents rapports, études et stratégies nationaux élaborés au sujet du changement climatique et des zones côtières tunisiennes. Il présente les caractéristiques des zones côtières de la Tunisie, les pressions et les répercussions du phénomène du changement climatique auxquelles elles sont soumises et l’expérience dont bénéficie le pays en matière de gestion de ces zones en termes d’adaptation au changement climatique.
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Integration of climate variability and change into national ICZM strategies: Contribution to the updating of the integrated management plan for coastal zones of the Kerkennah archipelago

The Kerkennah archipelago, located in the Gulf of Gabes, was selected for its vulnerability to variations and climate change, its ecological richness has got a significant number of data including environmental one.
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Environmental and social assessments in Mediterranean - Sourcebook

This sourcebook addresses environmental and social assessments used by decision-makers, financial institutions and development players for projects, plans, programmes and policies that integrate sustainability into major public and private decisions affecting the future of the Mediterranean.
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Inception workshop "Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach in the Mediterranean: strengthening the science-policy

Sophia Antipolis, 15-16 December 2015: In the framework of the EU EcAp MED project, the inception workshop of the Science-Policy interface’s action fostered the exchange of information between scientists and policy makers and highlighted the key policy challenges requiring scientific inputs in relation to monitoring, environmental assessment and new measures.
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5th Steering Committee Meeting and final event of the MedPartnership and ClimVar & ICZM Projects

Athens, 3-4 November 2015: The objective of this meeting was to present and discuss the results obtained through the implementation of the two projects, and to define together strategies to ensure continuity to these activities in the Mediterranean region.
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Economic and social analysis of marine and coastal ecosystems in the Mediterranean

A growing perception of the crucial role of marine and coastal ecosystems in the supply of goods and services that contribute to present and future human wellbeing and a recognition of the impact of human activities on these ecosystems have inspired the fight to protect them. The social and economic analysis of ecosystem services and the impacts of uses reinforce this awareness and encourage the development of policies that contribute to the protection of the environment and sustainable development.
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Forest and water: an integrated management crucial to cope with global changes in the Mediterranean region

Forests use water. And forests provide water. This relationship between forests and water provokes debate among scientists, land managers, and policy makers. The stakes are particularly high in the Mediterranean region already facing water shortages (especially in its southern and eastern part) or disasters related to flooding.
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