CES-MED Information Day in Ghardaia, Algeria on June 7th 2017

Following the information days held during the last quarter of 2016, for the Algerian communes - Algiers for the central region, Oran for the west and Annaba for the eastern region, the CES-MED project is organizing on 7 June in Ghardaia an information day on the Covenant of Mayors initiative (CoM) and the new energy planning tools available to communes (SECAPs) for the benefit of local authorities in the south of Algeria.

CES-MED took part in the 3rd SCM in the SUDEP project, hosted by the UfM

CES-MED joined the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting of the SUDEP South SM, hosted by the Union for the Mediterranean (UFM) in Barcelona (3-4 May 2017).  More than 50 participants, representing the six countries from the South Mediterranean (Morocco, Tunisia, Palestine, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan) gathered during two days in Barcelona. 

The “Beirut Bike Sharing System” event was launched in the capital of Lebanon to cut down traffic and pollution.

On Sunday 30 of April 2017, thousands of bicycles took part in a cycling tour, organised by the Municipality of Beirut, to mark the start a self-service bikes in the city. The launch of the event took place under the patronage and presence of Mr. Saad Hariri Prime Minister of Lebanon. Mr. Hairiri participated in the bike ride and pledged to organise car-free days to prioritise cycling in the city.

CES-MED held a three-day Training of Trainers Workshop in the city of Rabat in Morocco

The CES-MED project organized a three-days’ training course in the capital city Rabat from the 29 to 31st of March in co-operation with the AMEV (Moroccan Association for Eco-cities) and in collaboration with the IDE-E consultants, "Green City" program (GiZ, JihaTinou, AMEE), and the Joint Research Center in Ispra (JRC), the science and knowledge service of the European Commission and the Council of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM).

The city of Agadir hosted the Seventh Project Steering Committee meeting for CES-MED

CES MED held its seventh Steering Committee Meeting (PSC) on February 21- 22, 2017 in Agadir, Morocco, bringing together representatives of the European Commission, the National Focal Points of the eight beneficiary countries, eight mayors, and many other project stakeholders.