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Mediteranean Action Plan (MAP)

Mediteranean Action Plan (MAP)

In 1975 the Mediteranean Action Plan (UNEP-MAP) was adopted as a first regional program for the protection of the Mediteranean Sea under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
In 1976 the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution (Barcelona Convection) was adopted . In 1995, it was renamed in to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean. The Convention includes 22 members: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Croatia, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Marocco, Serbia, Monte Negro, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and EU.

As a NATIONAL FOCAL POINT for environment protection and cleaner production we provide:
- information about activities and projects – how to protect the marine environment and coastal zones of the Adriatic Sea,
- promotion of sustainable development, information on how to protect the environment, the conservation and preservation of natural resources of the Adriatic Sea,
- reports on demonstrating projects,
- instructions and training on cleaner production practices and techniques, IPPC, EMAS II, rational energy consumption and the  reduction of environment pollution,
- knowledge in information transfer from the Cleaner Production Regional Activity Centre (CP/RAC) to Slovenian industry,