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Event Mediterranean Plan: What solutions for the Mediterranean?

On February 23rd,the French Ministry of Environment organised the international seminar "What solutions for the Mediterranean?" in Paris. The event gathered 200 representatives from Mediterranean countries. It was chaired by Ms Ségolène Royal, Minister Environment, Energy and Sea and in charge of International Relations on Climate and President of COP21. This meeting was a follow-up of the « Solutions for the Mediterranean » initiative launched in 2016 by Ségolène Royal. It was organised around 5 Mobilisation round-tables:1- coordination of scientific networks; 2- Developing protected marine areas; 3- Marine transport; 4- Fight against land-based pollution; 5- Sustainable islands. The Euromed network of cities, represented by its General Secretary B. Massabo contributed to the roundtable on "land-based pollution" by proposing to Mediterranean Sustainable Cities platform launch last November in Nice, to support the exchange of practicies on urban sanitation, the development of collaborative and capacity building projects.

EMWIS highlighted the ongoing effort made in the framework of the Mediterranean Water Knowledge Platform (UfM initiative) for integrating a component on Urban Waste Water Treatment in the National Water Information Systems under development in South Mediterranean countries. Such development are ongoing in Tunisia with the SINEAU and a sanitation component under definition with the National Sanitation Office (ONAS).



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Event type Conference
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Geographical coverage France,
Address Paris
Organizer French Ministry of the Environment, the Energy and the Se
Target audience International
Duration 1 day
Period 23/02/2017
Status Confirmed