MedECC was associated with the 3rd edition of the “Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards” organised by the French Agency for ecological transition (ADEME), with the support of its Mediterranean partners the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and Plan Bleu. The award ceremony was held online on 27 July 2021,  and Joel Guiot, co-coordinator of MedECC was invited to participate in the two round tables of this event: “The obstacles to overcome and the levers for taking action to adapt to climate change” and “Best practices for adapting to climate change in the Mediterranean”.

Key figures of the 3rd competition:

  • 52 applications files received
  • 16 from countries
  • 3 Winners including Overall Winner
  • Office National de l’Assainissement (Algeria) – Waste water garden of Temacine / Overall Winner and Category “Resilient facilities and infrastructure”
  • Lisbon Metropolitan Region (Portugal) – Climate change adaptation plan for the Lisbon metropolitan area /  Category “Developments, infrastructure and buildings
  • National Polytechnic University of Athens (Greece) – Hydrousa – Application of innovative economic models to water cycle management for the Mediterranean region/ Category “Preservation of ecosystems and nature-based solutions”

Find the replay here: https://t.co/WS3diiMXw2

Programme : click here to download

Press release : French / Arabic / English