• Report: Women in fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea region: roles, challenges and opportunities

    8 March 2024 Communication team

    Source: FAO-GFCM website Women play active roles throughout the fisheries value chain in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, including participating in pre-harvest activities like vessel and gear construction and maintenance, harvest activities both on board fishing vessels and from shore, and post-harvest activities such as sorting, cleaning, processing and marketing the catch, as well […]

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  • WestMED goes full Mediterranean at the UfM stakeholder conference 2024

    28 February 2024 Communication team

    The WestMED Initiative actively participated in the 2nd UfM Blue Economy Stakeholder Conference, which took place in Athens on February 19 and 20, 2024. Background The WestMED Initiative follows up on the Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Declaration on the Blue Economy endorsed by the Union for Mediterranean (UfM) which took place on the 17 November 2015, inviting the participating countries to explore the […]

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  • Report: Infrastructures, energy and digitalisation: pillars for the sustainable development of transport in the Western Mediterranean

    Communication team

    With the Russian aggression on Ukraine and the war in Gaza being prolonged over time, the Mediterranean region at large is in total turmoil. The Policy Study entitled “Infrastructures, energy and digitalisation, pillars for the sustainable development of transport in the Western Mediterranean” aims at contributing with shared reflections and formulation of policy proposals to […]

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  • Guide to good environmental practice for sustainable marine aquaculture

    27 February 2024 National Hub Algeria

    Produced under the auspices of the Algerian Ministry of the Environment and Renewable Energies (MEER) in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Fish Production, with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as part of the “Protection of the Environment and Biodiversity of the Algerian Coastline (PEBLA)” project. This guide has […]

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  • WestMED national event on Green Shipping in Algeria

    25 February 2024 National Hub Algeria

    On February 12, 2024, the Algerian National Hub of the WestMED Initiative, in coordination with the Ministry of Fisheries and Fisheries Production, organized their national event focused on on ‘Green Shipping in Algeria.’ This took place in Oran, Algeria. The event was embedded in a two day international workshop organised by Power4Med – an EMFAF* […]

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