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
MIO-ECSDE’s community-based marine litter monitoring in the Asterousia Biosphere Reserve attracts a large turnout!
Just as other biosphere reserves and protected areas, the Asterousia Biosphere Reserve is increasingly being affected by marine litter, which is building up, threatening habitats and species and inhibiting sustainable development. With the aim of improving the marine...
Global Footprint Network celebrated the International Day of Education by highlighting the EUSTEPS project
Since 2019, Global Footprint Network (GFN) has been a strategic partner in the project EUSTEPs (Enhancing Universities’ Sustainability TEaching and Practices) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. EUSTEPs was carried out under the leadership of...
Bringing knowledge and consensus to prevent and reduce Food Loss: new EU project officially launches
Each year, a substantial amount of food is lost or wasted all along the food value chain, from primary production to human consumption, with considerable impacts on society, the economy, and the environment, often unknown. The adoption of the EU Commission Decision...
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