CBC Med projects share their experiences at MEDCOP Climate conference
July 18, 2016
Two environmental sustainability projects funded in the framework of the framework of the Cross-Border Cooperation Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme (CBCMed) 2007-2013 Programme, namely MEET and GOUV’AIRNANCE, are taking part in the MEDCOP Climate conference held in Tangier, Morocco on 18 and 19 July.
During the workshop “Territorial creativity and Mediterranean tourism transition in reaction to climate change”, Mr. Andrés Alcantara from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a partner of MEET, will highlight the experience of the project and lessons learned in terms of eco-tourism, cooperation and adaptation of sustainable tourism strategies to territorial needs through local actors’ capacity building.
Mr. Alexandre Armengaud, project manager at AIR PACA, will be chairing the debate under the title “Climate change, public health and air quality”, during which he will introduce the GOUV’AIRNANCE project, an initiative which allowed to establish a common framework for the analysis of air quality in four Mediterranean cities (Marseilles, Valencia, Tripoli and Aqaba), in order to support the work local decision-makers.
The ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2007/2013 is a multilateral cross-border cooperation programme funded by the European Union under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument. It aims at reinforcing cooperation between the EU and partner countries’ regions located along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. (EU Neighbourhood Info)