The 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention hosted by the Hellenic Government, will be held in Athens from 9 to 12 February 2016, with the participation of the Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw.
The 18th and 19th of November 2015 took place in Almadén (Spain) a training on mercury management and remediation of contaminated sites. The event was organized by UNEP/MAP and SCP/RAC in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Union, with the colaboration of the spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment , the CTND (National Technological Center for Mercury Decontamination) and MAYASA.
SwitchMed Connect 2015 was the first gathering of eco and social innovators and their enablers in the Mediterranean.
SCP/RAC, as Regional Center for capacity Building and Technology transfer of the Stockholm Convention, assisted to the annual joint meeting to enhance cooperation and coordination between regional centres under Basel and Stockholm Conventions, organized by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions on 5-8 October 2015.