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SWITCH-Med goes to the SEED Symposium to foster knowledge and experience exchange on Green Entrepreneurship

SWITCH-Med goes to the SEED Symposium to foster knowledge and experience exchange on Green Entrepreneurship

We are delighted to announce that we are partnering as a Symposium supporter with SEED Africa Symposium Symposium, which is a unique forum for businesses, policy makers, civil society and support institutions to share their knowledge and experience, explore partnerships, and develop solutions to stimulate the growth of social and green entrepreneurship in Africa

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The well know Ecodesign Award 2015 will accept applications from all Mediterranean countries

The well know Ecodesign Award 2015 will accept applications from all Mediterranean countries

Since 2001, seven successful editions of the Catalan Design for Recycling Award, organised by the Department of Land and Sustanaibility of the Catalan Government (Spain) have been already celebrated. The main objective of the Award aims at improving the environmental performance of products throughout their life cycle. Specifically, the Award aims at boosting the integration of ecodesign in the productive process, strengthening the interdisciplinary knowledge and exchange of best practices and promoting sustainable consumption of products and services in Catalonia.

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How to achieve the SWITCH to sustainable alternatives to toxic chemicals: Join the discussion at the Dioxin Conference

How to achieve the SWITCH to sustainable alternatives to toxic chemicals: Join the discussion at the Dioxin Conference

We are partnering with the organisers of the international scientific conference on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in short Dioxin Conference to draw researchers attention to their and other stakeholders' role in scaling-up alternative non-toxic chemicals in the market. Dioxin will be held on 31st August to 5th September 2014, in Madrid (Spain).

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Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) interviewed by SWITCH-Med

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) interviewed by SWITCH-Med

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director (UNEP), was kindly interviewed during the 18th Conference of Parties of the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Region of the Mediterranean that took place in Istanbul on 3-6th of December.

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Israel is greatly advancing on its SCP roadmap

Israel is greatly advancing on its SCP roadmap

As part of the SWITCH-Med Programme scoping review and the development of a SCP roadmap for Israel, two workshops were held in that country during 17-19th June 2014 aiming at promoting the concepts of Circular Economy and Life Cycle Management among Israeli policy makers, industry, academia and NGOs.

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SWITCH-Med shines at the first Steering Committee Meeting

SWITCH-Med shines at the first Steering Committee Meeting

A successful Steering Committee Meeting was held in Brussels on June 4-5 to present the work that have been developed under the framework of the SWITCH-Med Programme.

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The SWITCH-Med SCP Policy Toolkit is now available on line

The SWITCH-Med SCP Policy Toolkit is now available on line

SWITCH-Med has developed a new publication titled ¨ Toolkit for SCP policy-makers in the Mediterranean¨ aiming at mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption and Production into four key areas for sustainable development in the region: food and agriculture, goods manufacturing, tourism, and housing and construction.

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Come and visit the SWITCH-Med stand at Green Week

Come and visit the SWITCH-Med stand at Green Week

We kindly invite you to visit SWITCH-Med stand at Green Week from 3 to 5 June 2014 (Stand number 12) and to learn more about SWITCH-Med Programme

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First interviews of key Mediterranean Policy Makers for the SWITCH-Med Programme now available on-line

First interviews of key Mediterranean Policy Makers for the SWITCH-Med Programme now available on-line

During the 18th Conference of Parties of the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Region of the Mediterranean that took place in Istanbul on 3-6th of December, the SCP/RAC delegation interviewed key Mediterranean Policy Makers and international institutions, under the framework of the EC funded SWITCH-Med Policy Component.

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