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Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean: State of Play and Strategic Directions

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This report has been made by Plan Bleu and counted with contribution of Jeremy Fosse, president of eco-union, as one of the main authors of the study. Over time the Mediterranean region has developed a unique blend of tourism activities associated with sea, health, sports, nature, business, as well as cruise and culture, offering consistent employment (11% of total employment) and economic growth (11%…

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More than 250 NGOs have endorsed a statement to make a better Europe

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The 6th Scenario has been signed by over 250 non-governmental organizations, including ecounion. The main goal of this document is to create an alternative vision that helps Europe redirecting towards a more sustainable, just and democratic context, representing a multitude of public interest issues.  Why and how? In a scenario where sustainability sits firmly at the heart of the European…

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Preliminary findings of our research on the State of Green Finance in the Mediterranean – Barcelona May 25th

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On May 25th, in Barcelona, eco-union organized, jointly with IEMed, an international workshop to discuss our preliminary findings of the research on Sustainable, Green and Climate Finance in the Mediterranean region. This new research, already started few month ago, will be released by the beginning of September. About the workshop: Participants: international experts from major IFIs, IGOs, NGOs, national FIs, commercial…

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Our full training program on urban green space management, PROGRESS, May 8-12

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After the first one in France, the second Progress project training takes place in Barcelona, from 8 to 12 May, organized by eco-union. We hare happy to share here the handbook of the course, based on citizen participation of green spaces.   What is the Progress Project about? The PROGRESS project is a European partnership project that falls within the framework of…

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Internship Communication & Graphic design

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Hi! we are looking for a creative mind to design attractive and impactful communication materials. eco-union is an environmental association based in Barcelona promoting a more sustainable Mediterranean region. We are an international, independent, young and collaborative organization that works actively at local, national and global level. We are looking for a motivated and committed intern to give support to…

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First training in urban landscaping. Join us!

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Within the framework of the PROGRESS project, the French engineering cooperative Orchis Ingénierie organizes the first professional training on Urban Landscape in Montpellier from 27 to 31 March 2017. We invite you to complete the information about the programme on our post: Re-green the city: Launching the Progress Project (in Spanish) Course Description: This training is a great opportunity to…

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Current state and improvements of the sustainable policies in the Mediterranean region. Are we doing right?

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This study presents the results of a review exercise covering Green Economy (GE) strategies and Sustainable Development (SD) policies in 20 Mediterranean countries. This is a collaborative initiative by eco-union, MIO-ECSDE and the Green Economy Coalition (GEC). Results and recommendations In a nutshell, the main outcome of the study is that the large majority of Mediterranean countries have out-dated or…

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The eco-union projects in 2017

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This year, eco-union will continue to drive green economy and sustainability policies in Europe and the Mediterranean, through research, projects and outreach. We can already share with you our next main projects. About Sustainable Tourism: In the framework of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, we are launching an international research on urban tourism governance in the Euro-Mediterranean region with the support…

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Strengthen blue and green economy is urgent for a sustainable development of the Mediterranean area

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The first edition of the Blue Eco Forum, co-organized by eco-union, EUCC and Fundació ENT, brought together around twenty international experts to focus on the sustainable challenges of the Mediterranean region. A report by eco-union, GEC and MIO-ECSDE places Spain among the countries lacking an up-to-date policy strategy for sustainable development, together with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Egypt and…

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ECO-BRIEF # 1 – COP21

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We are delighted to attach the first edition of our eco-briefs on the Paris Agreement adopted at the COP21. The eco-briefs are analysis on emerging sustainability issues elaborated by eco-union team. This first version is only in english but we hope to be able to translate in the near future. So please don’t hesitate to contact us if you wish to support or collaborate on future issues. Briefing1COP21

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