Skip to content

Handbook for Education on Sustainable Consumption and Production

Handbook for Education on Sustainable Consumption and Production

The Handbook for Educating on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) is designed to raise awareness and educate Mediterranean civil society on SCP. The activities in the Handbook are designed to facilitate reflection on the causes, consequences and implications of the relations of production and consumption,

Read More…

SWITCH-Med Magazine  releases a special edition on green entrepreneurship

SWITCH-Med Magazine releases a special edition on green entrepreneurship

For those of you who missed the Winter Edition of the SWITCH-Med Magazine, here you can download the full colour, glossy magazine which was released last February for our Winter 2013-2014 Edition.

Read More…

Consumpediamed, the Smart Consumption in the Mediterranean platform

Consumpediamed, the Smart Consumption in the Mediterranean platform

Consumpediamed - Smart Consumption in the Mediterranean is a platform for information on sustainable lifestyles and sustainable consumption in the Mediterranean. It allows you to obtain information on sustainable products and services offered by green entrepreneurs and grassroots initiatives with the objective of progressively establishing a community of citizens and companies sharing a vision on sustainable consumption and lifestyles.

Read More…

Scoping missions started: MED TEST II

Scoping missions started: MED TEST II

In April 2014, our team of experts has started to conduct scoping activities in the participating countries with the objective of meeting relevant stakeholders and collect relevant information on the national frameworks to enable the drafting of country specific terms of reference for MED TEST II.

Read More…

First SWITCH-Med workshop to start defining a Sustainable Consumption and Production Strategy for Israel

First SWITCH-Med workshop to start defining a Sustainable Consumption and Production Strategy for Israel

On 16th and 17th December 2013 in Jerusalem (Israel), took place the first SWITCH-Med workshop aiming to define a Sustainable Consumption and Production Strategy for Israel. The event, organized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Israel, gathered around 40 participants from public administrations, private sector and civil society organizations selected among more than 130 applications received by the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Read More…

Latest News from the SwitchMed Initiative

Latest News from the SwitchMed Initiative

Welcome to our fifth SwitchMed Newsletter! In this issue, we are glad to update you on the following topics: Launch of National Policy Action Plan in Lebanon ⋅ 1200 green entrepreneurs trained till now ⋅ Community initiatives in 3 countries selected and trained ⋅ Technical assistance trainings at 8 demonstration companies in Lebanon about to start ⋅Corporations invited to be part of the Jury for selecting start-ups ⋅ European investors interested in MENA region ⋅ More than 1000 experts joined our Action Network ⋅ SwitchMed Connect 2016 in planning.

Read More…

MED TEST II: Reinforcing the national capacities for Material Flow Cost Accounting in Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon

MED TEST II: Reinforcing the national capacities for Material Flow Cost Accounting in Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon

Under the scope of MED TEST II implementation, UNIDO reinforces the national capacities for Material Flow Cost Accounting in the implementing countries through workshops. Throughout March and April this activity was delivered in Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco. In total about 150 people of 50 companies from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia were trained. These workshops have now taken place in five of the SwitchMed countries, bringing essential expertize to both industries and industry service providers.

Read More…

SCP/RAC recruits experts to support a project in the olive oil sector in Tunisia

SCP/RAC recruits experts to support a project in the olive oil sector in Tunisia

We are looking for experts in the olive oil sector to support one SwitchMed's pilot project. Deadline for applications: 22 May

Read More…

SCP/RAC recruits experts to support two ecotourism projects in Tunisia

SCP/RAC recruits experts to support two ecotourism projects in Tunisia

We are looking for experts in ecotourism and in circular economy to support two of SwitchMed's pilot projects. Deadline for applications: 27 April

Read More…

EC official visits MED TEST II company in Lebanon

EC official visits MED TEST II company in Lebanon

Mr Nicola Di-Pietrantonio has met with relevant MED TEST II stakeholders and key actors in Lebanon, as the next phase of the project implementation starts.

Read More…