Chirine Ben Aissa

She is the first volunteer of the ENI CBC family to join a project:  Chirine Ben Aissa is a determined, dynamic 26-year-old half-Tunisian half-Moroccan raised in Tunis, with a passion for civil society and a degree in natural science.  After supporting small associations operating for women empowerment and gender equality, Chirine is today working at […]

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Whatever you throw into the sea will come back to you

More than 62 million of debris are estimated to be floating in the Mediterranean Sea – one of the six areas most affected by marine litter in the world. Plastic accounts for a large part of all manmade debris. Marine litter not only endangers numerous aquatic organisms – it threatens to finish up on our […]

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TEC-MED: No elderly alone

In the Mediterranean, elderly people have been particularly hit by COVID-19. The media attention has been much riveted to them but mostly as a risk group on a medical level. Isolated and lonely more than ever due to social distancing and confinement, in this unprecedented period they eminently need adequate care, both social and psychological. […]

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#COVID19: a shelter for women victims of violence

A safe-haven for women victims of violence: an emergency shelter where they (and their children) can immediately be hosted, even during the pandemic, to get away from homes where it is too dangerous for them to remain. It is happening in Tunisia, in the framework of the MedTOWN project financed by the EU within the […]

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A database to match producers and users

Do you produce fabrics for health use? Are you looking for masks, protective gloves, medical aprons? As the COVID-19 pandemic is still ravaging, there is a relentless worldwide demand of supplies: if you are a textile or a manufacturing company, here is a database that could help you out to find the right destination for […]

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From your kitchen to your garden: a second life to organic waste

Organic waste from your kitchen coming back to your garden as compost? The idea is not new but very impactful for dozens of communities around the Mediterranean where selective sorting and collection of organic waste were introduced thanks to SCOW project financed by the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme. Watch in our video how […]

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From grape waste to anti-aging creams

What to do with grape waste? Can wine-litter become a resource, and eventually be turned into cosmetics? An EU-funded project is working to make it happen, with the final goal to create work opportunities in countries stricken by economic crises. It is called BESTMEDGRAPE, and it’s a project implemented by Italy, Tunisia, France, Lebanon and […]

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First Call for Proposals launched by the Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme!

The Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme launched its first call for proposals concerning standard projects on 18 July 2017.  The overall indicative amount made available for this call is €84, 600, 000. Proposals should be received by 9 November 2017 only through the online application form available here. […]

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Diana Kobayter

The CBC MED Programme aims to promote sustainable and harmonious cooperation at the Mediterranean Sea Basin level by offering solutions to the challenges facing the region, and further developing its unexploited potential. CBC MED has encouraged and promoted the direct inclusion of human capital in the different projects and activities financed, which is one of […]

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