Focal Points Meeting (Athens, Greece, 10-13 September 2019)

Focal Points of the United Nations Environment Programme/Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) met in Athens on 10-13 September 2019 to examine the progress on activities carried out during the 2018-2019 biennium, several strategic and thematic draft decisions to be submitted for adoption to COP 21, including the Programme of Work for the next two years (2020-2021), as well as to decide on the Provisional Agenda of COP 21 and its main theme. Read more

Towards COP21: Youth Event (Napoli, Italy, 23 October 2019)

UNEP/MAP and the Government of Italy, as Host Country of COP21, are strongly committed to ensuring that the voice of Mediterranean youth be heard. A meeting with representatives of youth aged between 18-25, nominated by the Contracting Parties, will take place on 23 October in Naples, Italy. Prior to the meeting organized by the Government of Italy, the nominated young representatives will participate in an e-learning activity on “Introductory Course to the Mediterranean Action Plan and the Barcelona Convention”, on the mandate, objectives and work of the UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention system.

A small delegation will convey the message of the Mediterranean Youth to the High-Level Segment of COP 21 on 4 December 2019, in Naples.

Regional Stakeholders Consultation Meeting (Athens, Greece, 24-25 October 2019)

The meeting, that will take place in Athens, Greece, on 24-25 October, will serve as an opportunity for the MAP stakeholders to reflect on the main theme of COP 21 and to provide their contribution to the discussions on the Ministerial Declaration. The outcome of the meeting will be reported to the Contracting Parties of the Barcelona Convention at COP 21 for consideration in the Naples Ministerial Declaration and in the preparation of the new UNEP/MAP Medium-Term Strategy 2022-2027.

National Stakeholders Consultation Meeting (Naples, Italy, 13 November 2019)

The meeting, that will take place in Naples, Italy, on 13 November, will serve as an opportunity for the National stakeholders to reflect and to provide their contribution on the main themes of COP 21.