The multilateral cross-border cooperation "Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme" is part of the new European Neighbourhood Policy and of its financing instrument (ENPI) for the 2007-2013 period: it includes the European Union and partner countries regions placed along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea
The EMFF is the fund for the EU's maritime and fisheries policies for 2014-2020. It is one of the five European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds which complement each other and seek to promote a growth and job based recovery in Europe. The fund helps fishermen in the transition to sustainable fishing; supports coastal communities in diversifying their economies; finances projects that create new jobs and improve quality of life along European coasts and makes it easier for applicants to access financing.
The FFEM cofinances development projects with high environmental component in the areas of biodiversity, the greenhouse effect, international waters, land degradation and desertification, persistent organic pollutants and the stratospheric ozone layer.. The projects must contribute to preservation of the global environment and local development. All developing countries are eligible, with priority given to Africa and the Mediterranean. To apply for a grant organizations must first contact one of the six FFEM members institutions (Ministry of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Sustainable Development, Research, Agriculture and the Agence Française de Développement).
As the third largest EU economic sector, tourism has indeed a broad impact on economic growth, employment and social development. Its importance is acknowledged by the Treaty on the functioning of the EU, which requires the Union to support, complement and coordinate Member States' action in this field.
MedPAN has launched 2 Calls for Small Projects to support the actions led in Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in the Mediterranean. The Calls for Small Projects aim to reinforce MPA management. Please note that the 2 calls have specific eligibility rules, application forms and deadlines.
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The SEEDLING project aims to strengthen education, capacity building and awareness raising on the SDGs in the countries of South Eastern Europe (SEE) by incorporating them into national school curricula (secondary education) and by means of regional cooperation and networking among decision makers, educators and teachers.