Under the main theme “partnerships, collaboration and synergies”, there were more than 100 Mediterranean and European actors involved in the protection of coastal zones, including governments, local authorities, public sector, coast management organizations, associations, and funding agencies, to celebrate Coast Day in the Mediterranean on 25 September 2015 in Antibes, France.
In the framework of the Horizon 2020 (H2020) Programme of UNEP/MAP and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) , last 22-24 July 2015 there was held the Regional Meeting to review both the Guidelines on the environmentally sound management (ESM) of used Lube Oil, and the Guidelines on best practices toward a sustainable Tannery sector in the Mediterranean.
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.