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3rd March 2015
Meeting for the review of the Industrial Chemicals Management Toolkit

On December 2014, the SCP/RAC signed an agreement with the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions in order to carry on a review of the industrial chemicals management Toolkit under the Rotterdam Convention.

With this objective, SCP/RAC convened a Meeting for the peer review of the Toolkit the past 25th and 26th of February 2015 in Barcelona. There were experts on chemical management from Sri Lanka, Viet Nam, Tanzania, Côte d’Ivoire, Moldova, France, Germany and Spain.

23rd January 2015
Submissions for the Euro-Mediterranean category of the Catalonia Ecodesign Award 2015 are now open!

The Catalonia Ecodesign Award is looking for innovative products, products under development and product-fostering strategies created by designers, manufacturers or promoters that are designed to improve the environmental performance of products and services over the course of their life cycle.

15th December 2014
The SCP/RAC Focal Points gathered to participate on the SCP Action Plan consultation process

On 25-26 November SCP/RAC brought together in Barcelona (Spain) its National Focal Points for an extraordinary meeting to collect their feedback on the first draft of the SCP Action Plan for the Mediterranean as part of a regional consultation process.

11th December 2014
New green business opportunities on alternatives to hazardous chemicals in the Mediterranean

On the 18th and 19th of November Alger hosed a seminar titled "Green chemistry and eco-entrepreneurship" aiming at supporting Green Entrepreneurs for a POPs Free Mediterranean. More than 40 participants were trained during two productive days, in which international experts presented green alternatives to hazardous chemicals (in particular Persistent Organic Pollutants, POPs) and shared key tools for the creation of a competitive eco-business.

9th December 2014
SCP/RAC deepening on how to provide access to finance for green businesses and sustainable entrepreneurs within the Global Eco Forum

A SCP/RAC team of the EC funded SWITCH-Med Programme organized a participative workshop entitled ¨Financing pathways for green businesses and sustainable entrepreneurs¨ on 28th of November from 15.00-17.00 at the Global Eco Forum, that took place as part of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders.

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