Mediterranean Information Office
for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development
The Mediterranean NGO Federation
A Network of Networks
MIO-ECSDE facilitates four other networks of major Mediterranean stakeholders who play a key role in addressing the region’s environmental and sustainable development challenges
Who we are
We are a non-profit Federation of 133 Mediterranean NGOs for Environment and Sustainable Development
What we do
We act as a technical and political platform for the intervention of NGOs in the Mediterranean scene
Our mission is to protect the Natural Environment and Cultural Heritage and promote Sustainable Development in a peaceful Mediterranean
For more than twenty years we have been catalyzing synergies, joining forces & building bridges in the Euro-Mediterranean area
Plastic Busters CAP participatory science campaign on marine litter: get involved & make an impact!
The Mediterranean is one of the most affected seas by marine litter and in particular plastics worldwide and it is clear that actions to address this threat are urgently needed. Plastic Busters CAP launches a participatory science campaign on marine litter in the...
Empowering Egyptian stakeholders to tackle marine litter: Plastic Busters CAP workshop delivers hands-on training and knowledge transfer
A group of 30 Egyptians gathered at a two-day hands-on training workshop organized by the ENI CBC MED Plastic Busters CAP project; a project labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean. The workshop, which took place at Marsa Matruh in Egypt on March 1-2, 2022, aimed...
New project kicks off aiming to make the Mediterranean Green Transition happen – MIO-ECSDE in charge of knowledge transfer
Improving innovation capacities in our Mediterranean is a necessity to foster the much-needed green-blue transition. It will help us face not only ongoing, but also adapt to future social, economic and environmental crises. Despite notable progress, major changes in...
Climate Change: The rapidly increasing challenge for the Mediterranean. Sustainable Mediterranean, Issue No 78, 2021.
Assessing Marine Litter on Mediterranean Beaches. Filing in the knowledge gaps via a participatory-science initiative. MIO-ECSDE, 2019
Marine Litter in Mediterranean coastal and marine protected areas. A snapshot assessment report on the amounts, composition and sources of marine litter found on beaches. Interreg Med ACT4LITTER & MIO-ECSDE, 2019