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News of 2011

24th November 2011
Launching of technical working groups in the BAT4MED project

Six expert technical working groups (one per sector and per country) started to work on November to gather relevant information on the situation of dairy and textile sectors in their countries. The first technical working groups meeting were held just after the quick-off National Workshop of each country, thus they took place in November, 3rd for Morocco, November, 15th for Tunisia and November, 17th for Egypt.

24th November 2011
BAT4MED is officially presented through National Workshops

BAT4MED started its public activities with the National Workshops in each Mediterranean Partner Country (Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt) at the beginning of November 2011. All National Workshops took place in the morning and consisted in the presentation of the project and the next steps specified in the work plan and the explanation of the advantages and opportunities offered by the implementation of Best Available Techniques (BAT), as well as an overview of the national industrial situation  and environmental legal framework in the selected sectors.

H2020 capacity building training on green banking in the Mediterranean
24th November 2011
H2020 training on Green Banking in the Mediterranean

Green banking was at the centre of the regional capacity building training organized in Barcelona (Spain) on 22nd and 23rd November 2011 within the framework of the Horizon 2020 CB/MEP program in conjunction with the 5th Mediterranean Green Economy Forum (ECO MEDA GREEN FORUM 2011).

The objective of the two-day seminar was to promote environmental integration and mainstreaming into all economic sectors by strengthening the capacities of banks and financial institutions in the region to promote and apply green banking.

Green Entrepreneurship and Eco-design Workshop in Egypt
18th November 2011
Green Entrepreneurship and Eco-Design Workshop in Egypt

On November 16th and 17th it was held in American University in Cairo (Egypt) a Workshop on Green Entrepreneurship and Eco-Design organized by the UNEP/MAP Regional Activity Center for Cleaner Production (CP/RAC).

POPs in our Life Workshop in Egypt
17th November 2011
The CP/RAC organized a raise awareness workshop on POPs in Egypt

The UNEP / MAP Regional Activity Center for Cleaner Production (CP/RAC) organized a raise awareness workshop on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the American University of Cairo (Egypt). The “POPs in our Life” workshop took place on 15th November 2011 with the aim to give attendants basic information about some toxic chemicals that are present in our day life.

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