The project "Plastic Busters for a Mediterranean free from litter" is an initiative financed by GIZ (German cooperation) and led by the University of Siena, being UNEP/MAP along with MEDPOL a consortium member, among other partners. On April 15th 2016 there was the presentation of the project with different stakeholders at the University of Siena (Italy).
La 19eme Réunion Ordinaire des Parties contractantes à la Convention de Barcelone, accueillie par le Gouvernement grecque, se tiendra à Athènes du 9 au 12 février 2016, avec la participation du Directeur exécutif adjoint du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement M. Ibrahim Thiaw.
The 18th and 19th of November 2015 took place in Almadén (Spain) a training on mercury management and remediation of contaminated sites. The event was organized by UNEP/MAP and SCP/RAC in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Union, with the colaboration of the spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment , the CTND (National Technological Center for Mercury Decontamination) and MAYASA.