Mediterranean

Mediterranean

Regional component responsible for WS&S and IWRM in mediterranean countries


The area of activity of MED EUWI comprises the following partner countries:

Mediterranean : Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey.

South Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Former Yugoslavic Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Romania, Serbia and Montenegro.

MED EUWI is open to all partners willing to commit to the objectives, targets, and guiding principles, having genuine willingness to work with others seeking practical solutions. Partnership refers to partnership between the EU and the Mediterranean and Southeastern European countries as well as partnership between government, civil society and the private sector. Non-EU donors and international organisations (including the OECD, UN Organisations and Agencies, IFIs, etc.) are also invited and encouraged to joint the Initiative

MED EUWI aims to:
  • assist design of better, demand driven and output oriented water related programmes
  • facilitate better coordination of water programmes and projects, targeting more effective use of existing funds and mobilization of new financial resources and,
  • enhanced cooperation for project proper implementation, based on peer review and strategic assessment.
  • The MED EUWI focuses on the following themes:
  • Water supply and sanitation, with emphasis on the poorest part of the societies
  • Integrated water resources management, with emphasis on management of transboundary water bodies
  • Water, food and environment interaction, with emphasis on fragile ecosystems
  • Non-conventional water resources

  • while as horizontal themes are identified:
  • Transfer of technology, transfer of know how, capacity building and training
  • Education
  • Highlighted documents

    • Union for the Mediterranean Water Expert Group

      Athens, Greece, 7- 8 September 2009 The First Meeting of the Water Experts Group of the Union for the Mediterranean was held on 7-8 September 2009, in Athens, Greece. It included representatives from Albania, Algeria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, ...

    • MED Annual Report 2008

      MEDITERRANEAN COMPONENT of the EU Water Initiative  (MED EUWI) Strategic Partnership on  Water for Sustainable Development Lead ...

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    WG leader : Maria Papaioannou
    Secretariat :Vangelis Constantianos
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