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Free Coaching Session on Access to Finance

Free Coaching Session on Access to Finance

Would you like to improve your communication skills and discover how to pitch your green idea? Apply for SwitchMed 's free coaching session before 31 May 2017.

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The Guidebook on Eco labeling for Sustainable Tourism is finally available

The Guidebook on Eco labeling for Sustainable Tourism is finally available

How does a sustainability label work in the tourism sector? What are the advantages of being labeled? How to choose the right label and get it? You will find all the answers to these questions as well as case studies in this publication. Discover this unique GUIDE for the certification of tourist accommodation and tour operators in southern Mediterranean countries.

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National stakeholders in Jordan propose solutions, call for more support of green and social entrepreneurs to build a green economy

National stakeholders in Jordan propose solutions, call for more support of green and social entrepreneurs to build a green economy

AMMAN —More than 100 stakeholders gathered on 27 April for the SwitchMed Synergy Workshop devoted to “Green entrepreneurs and grassroots ecological and social innovations: agents of change towards a green economy in Jordan”, organized jointly by Jordan’s Ministry of Environment and the UN Environment/MAP Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC).

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Connecting finance with eco-innovative solutions for industries in Tunisia

Connecting finance with eco-innovative solutions for industries in Tunisia

The SwitchMed eco-innovative B2B solutions for a circular economy continue to attract interest among SMEs in Tunisia. Building on the momentum, SwitchMed and UNIDO will hold a seminar during the ENVIROTEC & ENERGY 2017 in Tunisia, to present financing instruments for Tunisian SMEs in the manufacturing sector, interested in investing in resource efficient and eco innovative business solutions.

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SMEs from the SwitchMed MED TEST II project are shaping the future on The World Circular Economy Forum 2017 (WCEF)

SMEs from the SwitchMed MED TEST II project are shaping the future on The World Circular Economy Forum 2017 (WCEF)

The world is in serious need of solutions about how to sustainably create growth and jobs. A pioneering event in Helsinki, Finland, will look and present sustainable business solutions on the 5-6 June 2017. The agenda features the world’s best circular economy solutions based on the implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and will bring together 1,200 managers, urban experts, government officials and international business and NGO leaders, including representatives from the SwitchMed programme.

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Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in May is Up-Fuse, an innovative and talented fashion brand from Egypt working with upcycled and recycled materials.

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SCP/RAC is enabling implementation of sustainable consumption and production and eco-innovation in Montenegro

SCP/RAC is enabling implementation of sustainable consumption and production and eco-innovation in Montenegro

In the framework of the National Strategy on Sustainable Development of Montenegro, SCP/RAC has been invited by The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism to showcase the Mediterranean SCP Action Plan and activities implementing SCP and eco-innovation developed under the SwitchMed programme . During the roundtable working groups have elaborated some recommendations for SCP implementation in different sectors including tourism, Construction, food processing, fishery and processing industries.

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Palestine, Jordan and Israel, are implementing circular measures on the ground

Palestine, Jordan and Israel, are implementing circular measures on the ground

Pilot projects in Palestine, Jordan and Israel are running effectively. Find out which measures will be implemented.

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SCP/RAC is recruting a marketing expert for its project in Algeria

SCP/RAC is recruting a marketing expert for its project in Algeria

SCP / RAC is looking for an expert to support RIMA Dattes in the marketing of its products in Algeria and Europe, as well as to explore opportunities of labelling

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One of our selected civil society initiatives is launching a crowdfunding campaign

One of our selected civil society initiatives is launching a crowdfunding campaign

We are thrilled to announce the future launch of a crowdfunding campaign for a civil society initiative.

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