Marine litter knows no borders…..but with joined efforts, we can fight against climate change and the reduction of environmental pollution.
At the Laboratory Group organised by TESIM project during the EU Regions WEEK on 10 October 2019 in Brussels, one of the speakers is a beneficiary of the ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programme. Mr Fatih Konukcu, the representative of the Lead beneficiary (Namik Kemal University from Turkey) of the project Zero Waste Strategy for Good Environmental Status (ZEWSGES, BSB257) will share his project experience about tackling marine litter.
If you can not join the event, find out what he has to say regarding “Citizens against marine litter” in TESIM latest edition of the bulletin.
The project Zero Waste Strategy for Good Environmental Status (ZEWSGES, BSB257) is proposing the concept of Zero Waste with a theoretical and a practical perspective. Common methodologies will be developed to collect both social and economic data, which will be addressed to develop comparable datasets for evaluation at the EU level. On desk research will be supplemented by clean-up operations of shorelines and the seafloor as well as school and public education programmes. Read more about the project in the material prepared available here.
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.
The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.