On 1-3 June 2015, SCP/RAC held its 10th Ordinary National Focal Points Meeting in Madrid (Spain). The meeting came out with the recommendation of national representatives to submit the 3rd draft of the SCP Action Plan to the next meeting of UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) Focal Points and with comments and suggestions to the 1st draft of the Roadmap for the implementation of the SCP Action Plan.
Under the auspices of the Ministry for Environment of the Hellenic Republic, the United Nations Environment Programme/Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) launched the celebration of its 40th anniversary in Athens, Greece on 19 May 2015.
A document on Compilation of PCBs applications for owners and public officials has been developed by SCP/RAC as part of its collaboration with the PCBs component of the MedPartnership Project (Environmentally Sound Management of equipment, stocks and wastes containing or contaminated by PCBs in national electricity companies of Mediterranean countries).
The Secretariat of the Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) and the UNEP/MAP Plan Bleu gathered representatives of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and stakeholders related to sustainable development in the Mediterranean region to review the first draft of the revised Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development (MSSD). Along with it, the draft of the SCP Action Plan for Mediterranean and other MAP initiatives were also presented.