Marine litter has been acknowledged as a major threat in many Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) hampering the achievement of their conservation goals and MPA Managers lack the tools and knowledge to effectively address the issue at their level and prevent...read more
Marine litter is a major environmental problem for the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, according to the recent marine litter assessment report released by the IPA-Adriatic funded DeFishGear project. Some 33-39% of the relatively high amounts of litter found on beaches, the...read more
The Steering Committee of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development tracks progress: MIO-ECSDE was there representing Med NGOs
MIO-ECSDE represents the NGO members of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD) in its Steering Committee. The latter held its 18th meeting on 18 and 19 January 2017 in Athens, Greece, where the Chairman of MIO-ECSDE participated. Discussions...read more
ESD targeted trainings for formal and non-formal educators from European countries and beyond! Grab your chance to get an Erasmus+ grant and participate!
In January 2017 MIO-ECSDE/MEdIES launches a series of week-long ESD targeted trainings for formal and non formal educators from European countries and beyond! These training courses, that run on set dates all around the year are eligible to be 100% funded by the...read more
Ministerial Conference unanimously adopts the Action Plan on Education for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean!
The Ministerial Conference on the Action Plan on Education for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean was successfully held in Nicosia (Cyprus) on 8-9 December 2016. Some 60 high level delegates unanimously adopted the Nicosia Declaration and the Action Plan of...read more
A recently launched Union for the Mediterranean publication entitled “Key players’ perspective on climate change in the Mediterranean” features MIO-ECSDE as key player on climate change in the Mediterranean. The publication was released at the COP22 during the Union...read more