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News Archive » 2011

News of 2011

Cleaner production workshop in Argelia
15th June 2011
Cleaner production as a tool for business competitiveness

On 15th June the Regional Activity Centre for Cleaner Production (CP/RAC) of UNEP/MAP organized a workshop on cleaner production and industrial competitiveness held in Algeria.

The event focused on the ways for implementing cleaner production on the most relevant industrial sectors in the country, which are cement, food and surface treatment. Spanish companies invited explained their experiences in adapting their manufacturing processes to cleaner production. The workshop put emphasis on the advantages that cleaner production supposed to the competitiveness of these industries.

The Horizon 2020 workshop in Montenegro
9th June 2011
Changing perceptions on consumption and production in the Mediterranean Region

From the 1st to the 3rd of June took place in Budva (Montenegro) a regional workshop within the framework of the Horizon 2020 capacity building programme.  The seminar was focused in the shift toward Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).

9th June 2011
Strengthening National Sustainable Development Strategies is Key to Green Economy Transition in the Mediterranean

Strengthening National Strategies for Sustainable Development (NSSD) in the Mediterranean is necessary to accelerate progress towards a green economy, according to UNEP and the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD), which met last week from 30 May to 1 June in Budva (Montenegro).

8th June 2011
Workshop on Good Fishing Practices in Almeria (Spain)

The 16th and 17th of June it will be held in Almeria (Spain) the first Workshop on Dissemination of Best Practices in Fishing. The activity, which is integrated in the CAMP Levante project, will be held around Cabo de Gata and is coordinated by the Regional Activity Centre for Cleaner Production (CP/RAC).

7th June 2011
The fourth edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in Amsterdam at the end of June

The European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in Amsterdam on 23-24th June 2011. The event hones in on two major aspects of sustainability in the food industry: carbon footprint reduction and the use of sustainable ingredients.

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