On 23th-24th January, the Catalan Waste Agency (Barcelona) hosts the CleanSea Project meeting, an interdisciplinary project of the FP7 of the European Union leaded by the VU University Amsterdam in collaboration, among others, of the EUCC Mediterranean Centre.
During the 18th Conference of Parties of the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Region of the Mediterranean that took place in Istanbul on 3-6th of December, the SCP/RAC delegation interviewed key Mediterranean Policy Makers and international institutions, under the framework of the EC funded SWITCH-Med Policy Component. The following question was asked:
On 16th and 17th December 2013 in Jerusalem (Israel), took place the first SWITCH-Med workshop aiming to define a Sustainable Consumption and Production Strategy for Israel. The event, organized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Israel, gathered around 40 participants from public administrations, private sector and civil society organizations selected among more than 130 applications received by the Ministry of Environmental Protection.