Webinar to enhance cooperation in the Mediterranean (MEDEXPOL 2020)

Remote event
  • What Medexpol Response Oil pollution Preparedness
  • When Oct 27, 2020 10:00 AM to Oct 28, 2020 12:30 PM
  • Where Online
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PresentationThe webinar to enhance regional cooperation in responding to Marine Oil and HNS pollution in the Mediterranean (MEDEXPOL 2020), will be held on 27-28 October 2020, via an e-conferencing platform with remote simultaneous interpretation. 

The e conference is being organised by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC), in close co-operation with the Secretariat General de la Mer (SGMer, France), in the framework of the Western Mediterranean Region Marine Oil and HNS Pollution Cooperation (West MOPoCo) project co-financed by the European Union under the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM).  


The principal objectives of the webinar will be:  

- To provide an overview and discuss the Project achievements and innovations; 

- To identify opportunities to enlarge the cooperation between Parties to existing Sub-regional Contingency Plans; 

- To examine the project outputs and submit relevant recommendations to the 14th Meeting of the Focal Points of REMPEC.  


Additional documents

Working documents

Information documents


Programme Speakers


Gabino Gonzalez (REMPEC)

Admiral Jean-François Quérat 

(Deputy Secretary general for the sea- SG Mer)

Introduction to West MOPOCo project Mathilde Kraft       (SG Mer)
Introduction to the workshop Gabino Gonzalez  (REMPEC)
Recommendations Rapporteurs
Closing remark



Subject Speaker Presentation Material
Opening sessions REMPEC Presentation
West MOPoCo project objectives and expected results SG Mer Presentation
Multi-regional REMPEC, HELCOM, Bonn Agreement ‘HNS response manual CEDRE Presentation
Maritime Integrated Decision Support Information System on Transport of Chemical Substances (MIDSIS TROCS 4.0) REMPEC Presentation
Common Emergency Communication System for the Mediterranean REMPEC Presentation
Synergies between Western Mediterranean sub-regional agreements and contingency plans SG Mer Presentation
Manuals on national mechanisms for the mobilization of response equipment and experts in case of emergency REMPEC Presentation
Review of oil spill preparedness and response programs
ITOPF Presentation