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SUDeP Grants awarded to municipalities in the Maghreb & Mashrek

SUDeP, Sustainable Urban Demonstration Projects, is a project funded by the European Union. Its goal is to enable local authorities in the ENPI South Mediterranean Partner Countries to implement actions incorporated in their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) or in similar local action plans targeting sustainable urban development.

CES-MED has encouraged municipalities that work with us to apply for SUDeP grants and cooperates closely with the SUDeP team.

Please find in the table below the local authorities that have been awarded a SUDeP grant:

SEAP workshops in Morocco and Tunisia

The municipality of Benslimane in Morocco, hosted on January 20, 2015 the inception workshop of the SEAP study in the premises of the Regional Observatory for the Environment and Sustainable Development (L’Observatoire Régional de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable - OREDD). The city also sought the involvement of external services (energy suppliers, public authorities etc.) to raise awareness of the importance of their contribution in the BEI phase for the development of the city’s SEAP.

Meetings between the SEAP consortium and the Municipalities of Baakline (9 December 2014) and Kab Elias (11 December 2014)

In two separate visits, CES-MEDs expert for the Mashreq region, Mr Serge Yazigi,  and representatives from the Lebanese consortium, consulting the elaboration of Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs), visited the municipalities of Baakline and Kab Elias.

Launch of the SEAP study in Morocco

The communities of Agadir and Oujda hosted workshops on the launch of Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) studies. The events were organised by CES-MED’s national focal points, in coordination with the CES-MED project team and the consultants from EnvirOconsult in the period between December 9 and 11, 2014.

The organiser assured the presence of various external services at the workshop, to raise awareness on the importance of their contribution to the Baseline Emission Inventory (BEI) phase for the development of the SEAPs.

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