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In this edition, the EMWWR will launch a Call for Actions in which different Action Developers will be invited to submit Action Proposals that mobilize youth (18 to 35 y.o.) in the prevention and treatment of packaging waste and unnecessary packaging in the Southern Mediterranean area.
The 4 selected Action Developers will be awarded a voucher of 2.900 euros to cover the costs linked to the implementation of the action they propose to develop if they win the contest (marketing, human resources, among others).
What is the Euro-Med Weeks for Waste Reduction?
The Euro-Med Weeks for Waste Reduction is a raising-awareness campaign on waste prevention in the Mediterranean region, highly inspired by the consolidated experience and results of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR). The campaign is led by 2 organisations with a solid network and expertise on circular economy and on the Mediterranean area: ACR+ and MedWaves, the UNEP/MAP Regional Activity Centre for SCP. This First edition is entirely funded by the EU through the SwitchMed Programme.
Who can apply to the call?
The Call for Actions is directed and open to Action Developers, a term that refers to different actors with the capacity to implement and promote awareness-raising actions on waste reduction, product reuse and materials recycling within their territories. In this 2023 edition of the EMWWR, the Call for Actions will be open to Action Developers who are legally established and who respond exclusively to one of the following categories:
Likewise, in 2023 EMWWR Edition, the Call for Actions will be directed and open to Action Developers that are legally based in one of the following Southern Mediterranean Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia.
The EMWWR Action proposals need to respond to one of the following categories:
The Call for Actions will be open from 17th October 2023 and will close on 14th November 2023. Any candidature submitted after this date won’t be evaluated. The awarded actions will have to be implemented between January and April 2024.
How can I apply to the call for action?
The registration of the Action Proposals will have to be done through this Registration Form.
You can find additional details about the contest here.
This initiative contributes to the implementation of the several regional commitments under UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention, namely:
Likewise, this initiative will also contribute to the objectives of the Union for the Mediterranean’s “2030GreenerMed Agenda” (Towards 2030: Agenda for a Greener Med – Contributing to Achieving the Environmental SDGs in the Mediterranean).