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UfM Working Group meeting addressed actions on environmental and climate change in the Mediterranean – 14-15 March 2017 Barcelona.

The UfM Working Group on Environment and Climate Change met on 14-15 March to review the progress made in the implementation of the UfM Ministerial Declaration on Environment and Climate Change adopted in May 2014 in Athens. Discussions focused on the topics prioritised by the Declaration, namely depollution and pollution prevention, including the H2020 initiative for a Cleaner Mediterranean, sustainable consumption, and production, climate change, as well as marine protected areas, avifauna, eco-cities, integrated maritime policy/blue economy and education for sustainable development. Emerging initiatives of interest and potential integration in the regional agenda were addressed.

 More information at: http://ufmsecretariat.org/environment-climate-week-in-barcelona-ufm-working-groups-meet-to-take-action-against-climate-and-environmental-change-in-the-mediterranean/