The “1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and wider Mediterranean” will be held on 26-28 November 2018, in Beirut, Lebanon, at the Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace, under the auspices of the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water and in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the United Nations Environment Programme / Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP MAP).
The Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean (GWP-Med) is seeking to hire experts from the Drin Riparians to provide technical assistance for the development of the Drin Causal Chain Analysis and the Strategic Action Program:
GWP-Med partnered with the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) to develop drought impact and vulnerability assessment for Tunisia in the framework of the Regional Drought Management System for Middle East & North Africa project (MENA-RDMS).
The NWSAS Consultation Mechanism held its 12th Steering Committee (SC) in Tunis, October 3rd, 2018.
The three riparian countries, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia, discussed the options presented by GWP-Med tin relation to the enhancement of the institutional and legal setting of the NWSAS consultation mechanism.
Call: The Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean (GWP-Med) is seeking to hire an external Consultant in the framework of the Water, Climate and Development Programme, WACDEP, for the activity : “Mission to support the development of a concept note for water adaptation project in Mauritania for submission to the Green Climate Fund”
Building on their long-lasting cooperation, the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources & Fishery (MARHP) signed a framework MoU to promote and facilitate the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) with a strengthened participation of water stakeholders in Tunisia, both at local level, national and transboundary level.
The crucial role of water ecosystems -and especially coastal wetlands- in Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and the policy options on how to best protect and valorize them through a Nexus approach were discussed at a session co-convened by the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and Wetlands International during the recent World Water Week in Stockholm (27-31 August 2018).