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Pollution in the river Nile, the AMWAJ Manifesto & much more🌊
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Communicating the shift towards water resilience

AMWAJ Manifesto

Commit to protect and restore water ecosystems in the Mediterranean

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration has put forth this year a call for restoring our ecosystems. The AMWAJ Manifesto has been created following his movement to demonstrate that the people of our planet stand together in this mission. 

By developing water content and communication tools to empower the next generation of leaders and spread this collaborative momentum, the Manifesto urges national governments and financial institutions to ramp up policies and investments to protect and restore water-related ecosystems in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. 

Sign it here!

Tayyarat

Fishing for Hope: A Story of Egypt’s Army of Nile Cleaners 

Did you know that every year 570,000 tons of plastic ends up in the Mediterranean? Egypt contributes to almost half of this amount with 250,000 tons every year. This situation pushed the creation of VeryNile – a youth-led initiative to clean the Nile-. The organisation is creating job opportunities for fishermen, that are fishing an average of 100kg of recyclables every day. Discover more about the Nile’s clean up in our latest Tayyarat article. 

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Must watch

Lebanon’s Water Crisis

Check this BBC documentary to discover why there are water shortages in the wettest country in the Middle East’.

Watch it here

Events4u

Towards zero pollution in the Mediterranean agri-food sector

Interested in learning how to move towards zero pollution in the agri-food sector? Join the Interreg MED Green Growth Community (GGC) partner event in the EU Green Week where they will present best practices to move towards zero pollution in the agri-food sector with the focus on the Mediterranean region. The webinar will be held the 1st of June at 10 am CEST

Sign up here

Opportunities4u

Training in advocacy for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Are you between 18 and 30 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria or Tunisia and interested in the SDGs? Join the Safir project for a 6 months training. Apply by the 31st of May!

Apply here!

Opportunities4u

Share your key water and food facts in the No Blue – No Green Campaign

Join the RésEAU – SDC’s Water network on awareness raising campaign and share with them interesting facts and figures, your achievements and success stories related to water and food! You can share facts, pictures, and/ or videos by the 11 of June. 

Apply here!

Opportunities4u

Waterlution Lebanon: Water Innovation Lab (WIL) 2021

Are you interested in developing water solutions within the context of climate change and mitigation approaches? Join WIL this summer for an immersive leadership training designed to speed up the process of collaborative innovation to improve water security.

Apply by the 17th of June

Opportunities4u

Call for abstracts for the 17th International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology (CEST2021)

Interested in sustainable water management in the Mediterranean? Submit your abstract to the Conference by the 31st of May 2021. The CEST 2021 will take place in Athens (Greece) during the 1 to 4 September 2021.

Apply by the 31st of May
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AMWAJ stands for A Mediterranean Water And Journalism platform for sustainable development. We aspire to build an energy and water community around the Mediterranean. An initiative by REVOLVE.
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CONTACT: Patricia Carbonell, Communication Coordinator
AMWAJ Nest City Lab Carrer d’Álaba 100 Barcelona, 08018 Spain
T.+34 722 763 697    |    E. patricia@revolve.media
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