In Berlin on 4th and 5th November, a multi-stakeholder dialogue on potential of business and social innovations for enabling changes towards sustainable living was convened by the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) in partnership with the European Environment Agency and its Topic Centre on SCP. Stakeholders commonly agreed that the priority is to give more visibility to scalable concrete actions and network them with each other.
On 10th December 2013, the Zero Discharge Association in collaboration with the Biodiversity Foundation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (in spanish MAGRAMA) will organize a technical session on Marine litter issues in the framework of MARNOBA project.
The Mediterranean Expert Meeting for the Global Sustainable Development Report seeking to bring together existing assessments and to strengthen the science-policy interface for Sustainable Development took place in Dubrovnik on the 21st and 22nd October.
The Mediterranean Initiative of the Global Footprint Network trying to identify and measure the economic implication of ecological deficit in Mediterranean countries.
You can read the article on this link: http://www.esglobal.org/un-mediterraneo-sin-futuro
On 23rd and 24th October, the 16th International Business Forum (#IBF2013) focusing on green and inclusive businesses gathering about 300 participants took place in Istanbul. Based on experience specific to the MENA region, CP/RAC contributed to the debate with top 5 challenges and top 5 solutions to be addressed for scaling-up green entrepreneurship in the region.