MAnagement of Port areas in the MEDiterranean sea basin
The objective of MAPMED is to improve the environmental sustainability of tourist coastal areas in the Countries of the Mediterranean Sea Basin through the optimization, validation and transfer of tools to guide institutional authorities in the sustainable management of tourist ports with regard to monitoring and reduction of marine pollution.
MAPMED is a project funded under the first call of proposal launched by ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme in 2009.
The 2007-2013 ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme is a multilateral Cross-Border Cooperation initiative funded by the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI). The Programme objective is to promote the sustainable and harmonious cooperation process at the Mediterranean Basin level by dealing with the common challenges and enhancing its endogenous potential. It finances cooperation projects as a contribution to the economic, social, environmental and cultural development of the Mediterranean region. The following 14 countries participate in the Programme: Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Syria (participation currently suspended), Tunisia. The Joint Managing Authority (JMA) is the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy). Official Programme languages are Arabic, English and French.
The project MAPMED will last 40 months and its total budget is € 2.292.330, of which € 1.799.330 (78,49%) is financed by the European Union (ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme) through the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument .