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accredited UNEP/MAP PARTNER
Non-Contracting Party Member of the  MCSD
Member of the Steering Committee of the MCSD
GLOBAL PANDEMIC NETWORK
Founding Member of the ELGA

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accredited UNEP/MAP PARTNER
Non-Contracting Party Member of the  MCSD
Member of the Steering Committee of the MCSD
GLOBAL PANDEMIC NETWORK
Founding Member of the ELGA

Network

MEPIELAN CENTRE is an accredited UNEP/MAP PARTNER (since 2013)

The 18th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols (Istanbul (Turkey), 3-6 December 2013), decided to accredit MEPIELAN Centre as new UNEP/MAP Partner and include it in the Revised List MAP Partners containing 31 NGOs (Decision IG.21/21, Annex III, UNEP(DEP)/MD IG.21/9, p. 231). It participates in all Meetings and Conferences of the MAP and the Barcelona Convention system and closely cooperates with the UNEP/MAP Secretariat.

    The recent MEPIELAN Centre’s Meetings and Conferences participation includes:

    21st Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols (Naples, Italy, 2-5 December 2019)

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    Regional Stakeholders Consultation Meeting to contribute to the preparation of the Ministerial Declaration of COP 21 (Athens, Greece, 24-25 October 2019)

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    Meeting of the MAP Focal Points (Athens, Greece 10-13 September 2019)Read more

    Meeting between UNEP/MAP and MEPIELAN Center on Educational Programme on “Sustainable Marine Governance in the Mediterranean” (Athens, Greece, 23 November 2017)

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    MEPIELAN CENTRE is an elected Non-Contracting Party Member of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD) (since 2016)

    The 19th Meeting of the Contracting Parties (Athens, Greece, 9-12 February 2016) decided to elect MEPIELAN Centre as a Member of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD), composed of 40 members (22 Contracting Parties including the EU, and 18 Non-Contracting Parties on an equal footing) where it represents the Scientific Community Group (Decision IG.22/17, 19th MOP 2016)

    L-R: Ilias Mavroeidis, Programme Management Officer – Governance, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Gaetano Leone, Coordinator, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Ivana Stojanovic,President, MCSD Steering Committee, Julien Le Tellier, Programme Management Officer – Socio-Economic Affairs, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Evangelos Raftopoulos, Rapporteur, MCSD Steering Committee.

    MEPIELAN CENTRE has been elected as a Member of the Steering Committee of the MCSD (2019 -2021)

    The 18th Meeting of the Meeting of the Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development (MCSD) (Budva, Montenegro, 11-13 June 2019), has elected MEPIELAN Centre as a Member of the 6-member Steering Committee της MCSD and its Director, Professor Evangelos Raftopoulos, as a Rapporteur of the Steering Committee in accordance with Rule 17 of the Rules of Procedure

    Budva, Montenegro, 11-13 June 2019

    L-R: Ilias Mavroeidis, Programme Management Officer – Governance, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Gaetano Leone, Coordinator, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Ivana Stojanovic,President, MCSD Steering Committee, Julien Le Tellier, Programme Management Officer – Socio-Economic Affairs, UNE/MAP – Barcelona Convention Secretariat, Evangelos Raftopoulos, Rapporteur, MCSD Steering Committee.

    MEPIELAN Centre has become a partner in the Global Pandemic Network (GPN) in June 2020

    MEPIELAN Centre has become a partner in the Global Pandemic Network (GPN) in June 2020 and its logo is uploaded in the GPN main webpage. More than 30 academic partners participate in the GPN which sets up a community of scholars from Universities, Institutes and academic networks around the world. Its aim is promote debates, research and webinars in relation to the legal, economic and social aspects associated with pandemics and linked not only to the emergency but also to the precautionary and recovery phases, through an integrated and interdisciplinary approach, starting with the COVID-19

    MEPIELAN Centre is a Founding Member of the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA) (2017)

    MEPIELAN Centre, through its Director, participated in the Launching Conference of ELGA, held in the University of Siena, Italy, 12-13 October 2017, which adopted the ELGA Strategy Plan 2018-2020 and the Siena Declaration of Solidarity 2017.

    Network

    C-EENRG

    Cambridge Centre for Environment,
    Energy and Natural Resource Governance

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    MEL

    Marine & Environmental Law
    Institute/Dalhousie Law School, Canada

    [email protected]

    FNI

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute

    [email protected]

    CICDE

    International Centre of
    Comparative Environmental Law

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    MIO-ECSDE

    Mediterranean Information Office
    for Environment, Culture
    and Sustainable Development

    [email protected]

    IIR

    The Institute of International Relations

    [email protected]

    GPN

    Global Pandemic Network

    [email protected]

    Network

    C-EENRG

    Cambridge Centre for Environment,
    Energy and Natural Resource Governance

    [email protected]

    MEL

    Marine & Environmental Law
    Institute/Dalhousie Law School, Canada

    [email protected]

    FNI

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute

    [email protected]

    CICDE

    International Centre of
    Comparative Environmental Law

    [email protected]

    MIO-ECSDE

    Mediterranean Information Office
    for Environment, Culture
    and Sustainable Development

    [email protected]

    IIR

    The Institute of International Relations

    [email protected]

    GPN

    Global Pandemic Network

    [email protected]

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