Results of the call for projects to support World Wetlands Day activities in the Mediterranean

For the 2020 edition of the celebration of World Wetlands Day (WWD), the French Office for Biodiversity (OFB) has commissioned the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative (MedWet) to evaluate the events promoting wetlands in the Mediterranean region, in response to the launch of a call for projects. The call aims to provide a financial boost to the Mediterranean actors in the realization of awareness and educational activities within the framework of the WWD. Read more about the Call for project here.

Twenty-four projects were nominated on 9 January 2020 by a selection committee composed of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention, the Ramsar France Association, Tour du Valat, Wetland Link International (WLI) and MedWet.

Nominations were made in alphabetical order of country and organization:

  • Albania, Green Vision, Orikim Lagoon
  • Albania, Institute for Environmental Policy (IEP)
  • Albania, Social Education and Environment Protection (SEEP)
  • Albania, The Resource Environmental Center (REC)
  • Algeria, Association de l’Environnement et de Milieu Vert
  • Algeria, Association Nationale les Amis de la Vague Verte Chlef (AVVC)
  • Bulgaria, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation (BBF)
  • Croatia, Public Institution for the Management of Protected Natural Areas of Dubrovnik-Neretva County
  • Croatia, Public Institution Nature Park Vransko Jezero / Workshop and Lecture-Magical Wetland
  • Italy, Kayla Nature SRLS
  • Greece, MedINA
  • Morocco, Association Douiret Sbaa de développement Local
  • Morocco, GREPOM/BirdLife Maroc
  • Montenegro, National Park PENPM
  • Portugal, Associação Natureza Portugal in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
  • Portugal, Grupo de Estudos de Ordenamento do Território e Ambiente (GEOTA)
  • Republic of Northern Macedonia, Macedonian Ecological Society (MES)
  • Tunisia, Association Internationale des Ressources en Eau dans le Bassin Sud Méditerranéen
  • Tunisia, IRADA Tozeur
  • Tunisia, Association Jlij pour l’Environnement Marin (AJEM Djerba)
  • Tunisia, Association Sauvegarde des Zones Humides du Sud Tunisien (ASZHST)
  • Tunisia, Association des Sciences Agronomiques de Chott Mariem (Asa -CM)
  • Tunisia, Réseau Enfants de la Terre (RET)
  • Tunisia, Association Tunisienne Santé et Environnement (ATSE)


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