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SCP/RAC recruits a logistics expert for the organization of a national workshop in Algeria

SCP/RAC recruits a logistics expert for the organization of a national workshop in Algeria

SCP / RAC is looking for an expert in facilitation and logistics of a national workshop in Algeria to capitalize the experiences of RIMA DATES project. The deadline for submission is 29 January 2018.

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SCP/RAC is recruiting expert(s) or entrepreneur(s) to support a projet in the textile sector in Algeria

SCP/RAC is recruiting expert(s) or entrepreneur(s) to support a projet in the textile sector in Algeria

We are looking for expert (s) or entrepreneur (s) who will assist the textile startup "Atelier le printemps" in the consolidation and development of its network and local awareness activities on the principles of the circular economy in the textile sector in Bejaia and surroundings in Algeria. Deadline for applications: January 28, 2018, midnight.

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Promising results for Lebanon’s industry to be presented at a high level event in Beirut

Promising results for Lebanon’s industry to be presented at a high level event in Beirut

On the 30th January, saving impacts from 8 Lebanese companies from the MED TEST II project in Lebanon will be presented at the premises of the Industrial Research Institute in Beirut. Together with the Minister of Industry, the Ministry of Environment, and the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, UNIDO and will confer on how these promising results could be used nationwide to share the TEST methodology in other companies and sectors.

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Tunis hosts the national ¨Green Startups Meet Investors – Elevator pitch" event

Tunis hosts the national ¨Green Startups Meet Investors – Elevator pitch" event

in January 18 2018, 7 Tunisian green entrepreneurs pitched in front of investors and key stakeholders enabling access to finance for green businesses and circular economy in Tunisia. More than 50 participants from Tunisia including green entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises, investors, financing institutions and business networks and intermediaries attended the coveted event.

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“From Action Plans to Implementation”: Cairo hosts the 5th Arab Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption & Production

“From Action Plans to Implementation”: Cairo hosts the 5th Arab Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption & Production

On 18-20 December 2017, the EU-funded SwitchMed programme was invited to present its policy methodology and the Sustainable Consumption and Production National Action Plans. The roundtable identified the challenges of financing SCP practices and issued new recommendations which contribute to the transition to a sustainable economy that protects the environment. Check them out

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Investors meet Switchers in Palestine

Investors meet Switchers in Palestine

"The Green start-ups meet investors" event successfully took place on the 11th of December 2017 in the framework of the annual ExpoTech – Technology Week in Ramallah. Discover the Palestinian green startup who won a ticket to Switchmed Connect 2018!

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SwitchMed offers international networking opportunity for its Switchers in solar energy

SwitchMed offers international networking opportunity for its Switchers in solar energy

As Palestine embraces solar energy solutions, our Switcher Fadi Bkirat founder of the startup "Rack Tech" and president of the Palestinian Global Energy and Environment Center (CEEP) had an excellent opportunity to expand its portfolio of projects and services thanks to SwitchMed. Read some insight about his attendance.

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The city of Izmir is the winner of The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award

The city of Izmir is the winner of The Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award

The “Istanbul Environment Friendly City Award” was conferred to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (Turkey) during the high-level session of the 20th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention which is being held in Tirana, Albania, on 17-20 December 2017.

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Impact Investment in MENA Discussed at the RiseUp Summit

Impact Investment in MENA Discussed at the RiseUp Summit

The old campus at The American University of Cairo hosted local and global entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem stakeholders, to network and discuss gaps and opportunities, in December 1-3 in Cairo. SwitchMed attended the event to contribute in making the switch to a green, circular and social economy in the Mediterranean a reality.

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Towards enhancing the concept of sustainable consumption and production in Palestine

Towards enhancing the concept of sustainable consumption and production in Palestine

Under the patronage of the Environment Quality Authority chairperson Eng. Adal Attirah and the Jenin Governor Major General Ibrahim Ramadan and with the support of the SwitchMed project, the first Environmental Fair was organized on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at the North Gate Hotel in Jenin City.

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