Agenda: Regional Mediterranean Workshop on Desalination, Non Revenue Water Reduction and Public-Private Partnership under Water Scarcity
Regional Mediterranean Workshop on Desalination, Non Revenue Water Reduction and Public-Private Partnership under Water Scarcity
Nov 17, 2016 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Currently almost a quarter of humanity live in countries of physical water scarcity, and this number may double in the next two decades. The challenge is particularly acute in the Mediterranean region, which is both the most water scarce region in the world and one of the most urbanized.
Faced with dwindling resources and...
Local and Regional Government Can Play a Pivotal Role in the Mediterranean Climate Agenda
Oct 26, 2016 / Blog entry
Local and Regional Governments (LRG) Possess the Advantage of Making Proposals Globally
The structure of LRG and the lobbying power they possess allows them to be better positioned on an international level. With the Global Task Force, a consortium of associations in which the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has a leading role,...
How to Become a Greenz Climate Champion
Oct 20, 2016 / Library
Why toolkits on climate change? In Grenada, the science, geography and social studies curriculum includes some components of climate change and environmental stewardship. However, only limited resources are available for educators to get students actively involved in the topic of climate change. This Grenada-specific toolkit includes a lot of...
Management of Groundwater Resources as Common Goods
Sep 26, 2016 / Library
Synthesis report including i) a presentation of the theoretical background of common-pool resources management and the main instruments available, with emphasis on decentralized, local-level solutions as elaborated by Elinor Ostrom (Nobel Prize 2009) and her followers, and ii) a series of groundwater management case studies from Northern and...
Summer School on Sustainable Development Goals: Water as Key Development Factor in the Mediterranean
Jun 06, 2016 / Highlight
In light of the economic, social and environmental challenges that have become key characters to planet Earth in the early 21st century, the North and South scientific and academic communities have a specific role to play through contributing to the global knowledge advancements and promotion of relevant research to achieve the...
No Country Alone
May 17, 2016 / Library
No Country Alone, a new documentary on climate change in the Mediterranean region, produced by the European Union funded ClimaSouth project, was launched on 2 March at the European Parliament. The documentary examines, in the aftermath of the historical Paris agreement, the reality of climate change through the experiences of ordinary...
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 2
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 1
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 3
Synthèse des groupes de travail
Working Toward Better Water Demand Management in Tunisia
Apr 26, 2016 / Highlight
Over 50 participants from several ministries and public agencies from the water, agriculture and environment sectors as well as local and regional water administrations, representatives of water users groups, experts and researchers, and representatives from international finance institutions and agencies convened in Tunis to share the knowledge...
Communiqué de presse - WDM Workshop Dec 2015