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Plan Bleu : making the Mediterranean a space for cooperation for sustainable development

For more than 40 years, Plan Bleu has produced studies and scenarios for the future in order to make Mediterranean stakeholders and decision-makers aware of environmental issues and sustainable development in the region.


Plan Bleu presented the work on renewable marine energies of the Croissance Bleue community at the Blue Event Energy

On Tuesday September 21, the Blue Energy event organized by INTERACTwas held. This online event has discussed the potential of maritime cooperation, of cooperation beyond maritime borders supported by Interreg in the field of marine …

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Plan Bleu co-organized a Campus session during the IUCN WCC Congress

In the framework of the World Conservation Congress (IUCN WCC), on September 6 from 11:00 to 13:00, the Sustainable Tourism Community and the Mediterranean Biodiversity Community, of the Interreg Med program, of which Plan Bleu …

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Plan Bleu participated in the Mediterranean Coast Day 2021

The Mediterranean Coast Day is an initiative to promote Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) as the optimal policy framework to achieve sustainable development of these areas, and the PAP/RAC, the Coastal Management Centre of UNEP/MAP, …

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Plan Bleu Activity Report – 2020

13 October 2021

In this period when all the countries bordering the Mediterranean have had to face the consequences of the health crisis, Plan Bleu has continued its efforts to communicate as widely as possible on the state of the environment in the Region. The publication of the RED 2020 report, which lucidly highlights the risks faced by countries in terms of climate change, the maintenance of biodiversity, the sustainable management of resources, solid or air pollution (waste, chemicals, particulate matter) has highlighted

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Blue economy in the Mediterranean: Case studies, lessons and perspectives

12 October 2021

The blue economy is a low polluting, resource-efficient and circular economy based on sustainable consumption and production patterns, enhancing human well-being and social equity, generating economic value and employment, and significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. The blue economy integrates a diverse range of economic activities from coastal and marine tourism to maritime transport, fisheries and aquaculture, and offshore renewable energy. Its potential contribution to sustainable job creation, food security, clean energy supply, circular economy and sustainable mobility is

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Technical Report : Simplified Peer Review Mechanism (SIMPEER) of National Strategies for Sustainable Development

29 September 2021

The Simplified Peer Review Mechanism (SIMPEER) was decided by the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean during their 19th Ordinary Meeting (Barcelona Convention, COP19, Athens, Greece, February 2016). SIMPEER is based on the voluntary and equal participation of the Parties, and seeks to use an agreed methodology for sharing experiences, policies and best practices for the implementation of sustainable development at national level. . This peer

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