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This page contains interviews with MedECC researchers and news articles on the activities of the MedECC and its reports. We include press articles focusing on environmental and climatic issues in the Mediterranean that  refer to the results of the MedECC reports to support their information.

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2023

UfM Secretary General addresses Mediterranean security challenges in UN Security Council, 17-18 April 2024, New York, USA. The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, took part in a discussion in the UN Security Council on April 17 on the role of young people in countering Mediterranean security challenges. He delivered a keynote speech highlighting the impact of climate change in the Mediterranean, mentioning the First Mediterranean Assessment Report.

23rd Meeting (COP23) of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols

The Contracting Parties endorsed the Summary for policymakers of the MedECC Special Report on Climate and Environmental Coastal Risks by MedECC.

COP 23 | Science-based environmental policymaking, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)/Earth Negotiations Bulletin. Interview of Piero Lionello, co-coordinator of MedECC Special Report on climate and environmental coastal risks in the Mediterranean, 6 December 2023.

Klimaextreme am Mittelmeer: „Wenn das die Zukunft ist, dann haben wir ein ernsthaftes Problem“, Interview of Wolfgang Cramer, co-coordinator of MedECC, in RiffReporter, 7 November 2023 (Germany)

La Méditerranée en première ligne face au changement climatique, in L’Opinion, 30 August 2023 (France).Interview of Joël Guiot, co-coordinator of MedECC that offers a clear insight on climate change and interconnected risks to sustainable development in the Mediterranean. (France)

Werden wir in Zukunft noch Ferien am Mittelmeer machen, Herr Cramer?, in Tages Anzeiger, 05 August 2023 (Germany)

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