BAT4MED is part of the EU 7th Framework Programme. The main objective of the project is to ensure a higher level of environmental protection of the Mediterranean region, minimizing the negative impacts associated to the activity key industrial sectors. Towards this aim, the possibilities for and impact of diffusion of the EU Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control approach to the Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPC) will be assessed and the implementation of Best Available Techniques in the national environmental programmes will be promoted and supported.
As part of the final activities of the EU Project, Best Available Techniques for the Mediterranean (BAT4MED), the Center for Environment and Development in the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) is holding its last national workshop on the 19th of August 2013 to disseminate project results in Algeria. The event is held in cooperation with the Algerian Centre for Cleaner Production (CNTPP). This comes as part of the final activities of BAT4MED where the project results are being disseminated in other Arab countries of the Mediterranean in a series of workshops. Previous workshops were successfully held in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, and Libya over the past months.
As part of the final activities of the EU Project, Best Available Techniques for the Mediterranean (BAT4MED), the Center for Environment and Development in the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) is holding a national workshop on the 15th of August 2013 to disseminate project results in Algeria. The event is held in cooperation with the Environmental General Authority (EGA) of Libya at their premises in Alghiran, Tripoli at 10am. As BAT4MED project comes to a close, the project results are being disseminated in other Arab countries of the Mediterranean in a series of workshops. Previous workshops were held in Palestine, Beirut, and Lebanon over the past month.
CEDARE organized the BAT4Med National Workshops in Libya (via Internet) on 15 August 2013 and Algeria on 19 August 2013 as part of a series of workshops, to disseminate the project results at the regional level, in the Mediterranean non-project participating countries.
This international conference aimed at bringing together the project partners with public authorities, policy and decision makers, industries and other stakeholders from the EU and Mediterranean countries in order to discuss the topic of Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control in the Mediterranean region. The project team presented most relevant results from the study undertook in the Mediterranean Partner Countries, and put in light synergies with other interesting policies and experience, on the IPPC implementation.
The conference was one of the final activities of the BAT4MED project, along with the national workshops, held in Mediterranean non-participating countries as follows: Lebanon on June 24th, Jordan on June 26th, Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank) on July 1st, Algeria on August 15th and finally Libya August 19th.
On the 12th and 13th of December 2012, the 5th project management board meeting of the BAT4MED project was held in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting included all project partners, namely IAT, VITO, SSSUP, CP/RAC, EEAA, CITET, and CEDARE.
The Project Technical Board (PTB) Meeting was held in cooperation with EEAA in Cairo, Egypt. Project progress was discussed among partners of the PTB, CEDARE, IAT (Spain), ARC/CPRAC (Spain), VITO (Belgium) and SSUP (Italy). The meeting focused on monitoring the activities’ progress and the production of final Best Available Techniques (BAT) reports, towards the finalization of the project.
On the 13th and 14th of June 2012, the 4th project management board meetings of the BAT4MED project were held in Barcelona at the Catalan Waste Agency. The meeting included all project partners, namely IAT, VITO, SSSUP, CP/RAC, EEAA, CMPP, and CITET, and CEDARE.Project partners presented interim results and discussed the plans of the project’s final year of activities.CEDARE presented the work plan for the policy briefs formulation, as the final outcome of the BAT4MED project, and the plan to develop a sustainability strategy to ensure a sustained impact of the project beyond its completion.