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Workshop: “Sustainable investments in the Mediterranean and the role of public & private actors”

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The next 19th of June, eco-union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) will present their new report Green Finance in the Mediterranean in Brussels. The presentation will be at a workshop co-hosted with Finance Watch. This report explores some of these questions. We will have an opportunity to discuss some of the initiatives that are going on to promote green investment…

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Zero Beach project presentation

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The last 13th of April eco-union presented the project “Zero Beach” at the Monaco Ocean week. This project aims to create a waste and marine litter prevention protocol as a waste management framework for beaches. The implementation of this protocol will not need “waste legislation”. The approach will be: A waste management system to prevent beach and marine litter in beaches An…

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The final version of Green Finance in the Mediterranean Report has been published

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Last Friday 6th of April, eco-union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) organized a presentation of the report at Casa Árabe in Madrid. The 24th of April the findings will be discussed with the Union for the Mediterranean in Barcelona. The Green Finance in the Mediterranean report has been developed together by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and...
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EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks

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To: European Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Cc: European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič Cc: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Dear Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Subject: EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks For the world to reach the necessary ambition to achieve our climate commitments under the Paris Agreement, which would keep average global temperature…

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PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy

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Press Release, 21 March 2018 PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy The 3-year project under the EU “Horizon 2020” programme will be launched by a group of researchers and local government representatives from 8 countries at a kick off meeting in Lisbon on 21-22 March 2018. With a focus on the role of citizens in producing…

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin coordinated by Surfrider Foundation Europe, Fundació ENT, eco-union Marine litter As globally recognized, marine litter is a complex and multi-dimensional issue with significant implications at all levels: global, regional, national and local. In the Mediterranean basin, this issue is more challenging due to its geographical and...
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200+ GROUPS: STOP FUNDING FOSSILS AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

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Multilateral Development Banks and G20 Nations Must Stop Funding Fossils To the leaders of the multilateral development banks and G20 nations, As more than 200 civil society organizations from over 55 countries, we urge all multilateral development banks and G20 nations to commit to phase out subsidies and public finance for fossil fuels as soon as possible, with a total…

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Conclusions of the Blue eco-forum 2017

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 The second edition of the Blue eco forum tackled problems regarded to environmental Governance and Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Sea The Blue Economy Euro-Mediterranean Forum took place the past November 24th at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona and within the framework of the European Waste Prevention Week Experts from the region analyzed environmental governance mechanisms, the increasing problem that…

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Quaderns de la Mediterrània entitled: “Nature and Sustainability”

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The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the association eco-union have been working for years to promote respect for the environment and sustainable de- velopment. Both organisations have long experience in projects related to environmental values in the Mediterranean. This is why we considered it opportune to combine efforts to prepare this issue of Quaderns de la Mediterrània entitled…

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COP23 eco-union side events

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During the celebration of the COP23, eco-union will co-organize and participate in 3 side-events held in the city of Bonn next Saturday, November 11th. The new report State of the Green Finance in the Mediterranean, made by IEMED and eco-union, will be officially presented seizing the opportunity that represents this 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference. We are pleased to…

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