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  • ClimVar Project: Concluding the Climagine consultation process in Tunisia

    The third and final “Climagine” consultation workshop was organised by GWP-Med, in the framework of the regional ClimVar Project “Integration of the Climate Variability and Change Impacts in the Integrated Coastal Zones Management National Strategies”, through two consecutive consultations, one in the archipelago of Kerkennah in Southern Tunisia, on July 28th, 2015 and one in Tunis the day after, both with more than 25 participants from key organisations involved in Tunisia and Kerkennah’s coastal management.

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  • Training on participatory diagnostic analysis with regards to mainstreaming climate change into water and soil conservation planning

    GWP-Med is working together with the Department for Planning and Conservation of Agricultural Lands at the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture towards integrating climate change considerations in water and soil conservation planning. In this framework, it has organised a training for partner officials from the Regional Department of Agriculture in Bizerte, on 4-6 August 2015, to train them on participatory communication approaches and investigation diagnosis tools, as part of the two organisations’ collaboration in using the Douimis Basin in the Bizerte Region, as a pilot for the development of the climate change mainstreaming methodology.

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  • Lively Debate on Water Governance & Sustainable Financing held during the Stockholm World Water Week 2015

    GWP-Med organised the debate ‘Improving water governance for achieving financial sustainability in the Mediterranean’ during the World Water Week in Stockholm, on 25 August 2015, within the ‘Governance & Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector’ project. The event - closely related to this year’s theme on ‘Water for Development’ - focused on the needed pro-poor, inclusive and gender-sensitive actions for better governance and on the impact that this can have on the financial sustainability of the water sector leading to sustainable development.

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  • Final Consultation Meeting for the Presentation of the Buna/Bojana Transboundary Integrated Management Plan

    The Transboundary Integrated Management Plan for the Buna/Bojana Area (“the Plan”) was presented during a Consultation Meeting on 7 September 2015, in Ulcinj, Montenegro. The Plan was jointly prepared by the Regional Activity Centre for the Priority Actions Programme (PAP/RAC), Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and UNESCO ‐ International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP), in the framework of the GEF UNEP/MAP Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Large Marine Ecosystem (MedPartnership).

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  • Policy dialogue in Palestine: Action Plan endorsed towards better water governance & financial sustainability

    Some 40 key stakeholders discussed and contributed to the final draft of the Report ‘Governance in Palestine: Sector Reform to include Private Sector Participation’, during the 3rd Consultation Workshop of the Palestinian Water Policy Dialogue, organised by GWP-Med, within the UfM labelled project 'Governance & Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector' and under the patronage of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), in Ramallah, on 16 June 2015.

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  • GWP-Med working on making the Tunisian youth’s voice heard in the COP21

    In the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP21, Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the Office Franco-Québécois pour la Jeunesse (OFQJ) have joined forces to mobilize youth in nine francophone countries on water resources management and climate change adaptation. GWP-Med is implementing the project in Tunisia, in collaboration with the European Commission’s BeWater Project. In this framework, GWP-Med held a national workshop on July 31st, 2015, under the thematic “Boundaries and guidelines for a committed and active involvement of youth in sustainable water resources management and the fight against climate change”.

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