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 e-course on marine litter monitoring and mitigation: grab the opportunity and join us!
Marine litter is globally acknowledged as a major societal challenge of our times due to its significant environmental, economic, social, political and cultural implications. The Mediterranean is one of the most affected seas by marine litter and in particular...
WES activity on marine litter monitoring and management in Algeria formally launches
Some 70 participants came together in Algiers at a series of successful events held to officially launch marine litter monitoring and assessment actions in Algeria, within the framework of the EU-funded “Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern...
MIO-ECSDE’s reflections on COP27: not enough progress as climate change accelerates
After more than two weeks of negotiations, the highly awaited United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) wrapped up on Sunday 20 November, in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Representatives from almost 200 countries reached an agreement...
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