Horizon 2020 Capacity Building/Mediterranean Environment Programme (H2020 CB/MEP)

Project Duration
2009 - 2014
€9.2 million (includes IPA funds)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Supports the implementation of the Horizon 2020 Initiative for depollution of the Mediterranean through capacity building and awareness raising activities and promotes the integration/mainstreaming of environmental issues into other sector policies
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Syria, Tunisia, as well as Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Turkey

Actions in brief

  • Develops a comprehensive programme of capacity building activities in order to promote strategic tools in relevant institutions and to strengthen capacities dedicated to H2020 priority areas, including training, study visits, ad hoc consultations, awareness campaigns and other activities;
  • Organises Horizon 2020 Steering Groups and Sub-groups;
  • Conducts targeted awareness raising activities;
  • Elaborates and makes available a ‘Hot Spot’ inventory for the Western Balkans and Turkey as complementary to the Mediterranean Hot Spot inventory, MeHSIP. The inventory is available on the website www.h2020.net.
Environment & Climate change