Project Summary note
The regional project towards a Mediterranean Water Knowledge Platform got the UfM label on 8 April, at the unanimity of 43 countries members of the Union for the Mediterranean.
The project has two components:
- The 1st one, coordinated by the International Office for Water (IOWater), aims at strengthening the National Information Systems on Water in line with the regional approach taken implemented by the Euro-Mediterranean Information System on know-how in the Water sector (EMWIS).
- The 2nd one, coordinated by the Institut Méditerranéen de l’Eau (IME), is based on the exploitation of data and information on water for the preparation of a Mediterranean White Paper on Water. This White Paper is part of logical showcasing best practices for integrated water resources management.
Six pilot countries (Jordan, Lebanon, Monaco, Morocco, Spain and Tunisia) are involved in the 1st phase of the project, while regional activities related to guidelines and capacity building will be opened to all the Mediterranean countries.
The partners have already secured more than 40% of their budget requirements for the activities up to end 2016 and actively looking for the matching funds.
|Type of document||Report|
|File link local||Summary Note final version 10March14.pdf (PDF, 647 Kb)|
|Source of information||EMWIS TU|
|Subject(s)||AGRICULTURE , ANALYSIS AND TESTS , CHARACTERISTICAL PARAMETERS OF WATERS AND SLUDGES , DRINKING WATER , DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION : COMMON PROCESSES OF PURIFICATION AND TREATMENT , ENERGY , FINANCE-ECONOMY , HEALTH - HYGIENE - PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISM , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INDUSTRY , INFORMATION - COMPUTER SCIENCES , INFRASTRUCTURES , MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , NATURAL MEDIUM , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , PREVENTION AND NUISANCES POLLUTION , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , SANITATION -STRICT PURIFICATION PROCESSES , SLUDGES , TOOL TERMS , TOURISM - SPORT - HOBBIES , WATER DEMAND , WATER QUALITY|