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News Archive » 2012

News of 2012

8th May 2012
H2020 introduces the Green Banking Concept in Tunisia

The training course “Towards a better environmental governance in the banking sector in Tunisia : introduction to Green Banking” was held in the framework of the H2020 project in Tunis, Tunisia on 24th and 25th April. The course aimed to familiarize the participants with the concept of "Green Banking" and find answers to current challenges.

Participants in the meeting on used lub oils in Algeria
4th May 2012
Used lub oils management in Algeria

The CP / RAC participated last day April 25, 2012 at a meeting on the management of used lubricating oils in Algeria, in a GEF project that foresees the implementation of a comprehensive system of management of this toxic waste.

4th April 2012
Workshop for the preparation of a national monitoring program for POPs in Rabat (Morocco)

Within the framework of the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), especially the requirement for monitoring, the Moroccan Department of Environment (DE) in collaboration with the Convention's Regional Activity Center in Barcelona (CP/RAC) and with the financial and scientific support of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), organized a workshop for the preparation of a national monitoring program for POPs.

28th March 2012
Training on substitution of hazardous chemicals in Cairo

On 15th February 2012, CP/RAC organized a training on substitution of hazardous chemicals in Cairo (Egypt). Around 25 participants from very diverse areas (i.e. academia, chemical industry, government, etc) attended to the training which started with the presentation of the CPRAC and its activities, and followed with the introduction of the Subsport Portal.

22nd March 2012
The Ministry of Environtment and Housing of Turkey visits the CP/RAC

The 21st of March, CP/RAC was visited by representatives from the Turkish Ministry of Environtment and Housing. The visit is part of the Twinning Programme, from the EU. This programme is based on the collaboration between one country already member from the EU and an applicant country to develop efficient and modern administration. In this case, the two countries are Spain and Turkey.

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