SMAP III – Sustainable environmental development

Project Duration
2005 - 2008
€15 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

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

Brief Description

Promotes sustainable development and supports high priority environmental related activities, through technical and financial assistance
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief

  • Improves environmental standards through legislative, regulatory and institutional actions in the Mediterranean Partner Countries;
  • Carries out pilot projects to gain experiences on how to implement integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) Actions Plans in 7 Mediterranean coastal areas;
  • Maintains SMAP Clearing House, offering updated national and regional information;
  • Creates an e-learning course on ICZM in Arabic;
  • Disseminates and promotes information through an online user guide, SMAP bulletin and SMAP news alerts;
  • Organises Coast Day activities around the Mediterranean, as part of an integrated ICZM awareness raising strategy.





Environment & Climate change