REMPEC at IUCN Congress – Sep 03, 2021

The IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) held in Marseille from 3 to 11 September 2021. More than 1400 state and non state organization are expected to take decision to influence  global conservation policy for the coming decade. The outcomes   are to prepare discussions before the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 as well as show countries how conserving nature can play a vital role in building back better after COVID 19 pandemic

On this occasion, REMPEC presented, in the following sessions, the ongoing process for the possible designation of the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides (Med SOx ECA) pursuant to MARPOL Annex VI, developed within the framework of the Barcelona Convention:

-PAMEx launch - The Mediterranean: a model sea by 2030, held on 3 September 2021: Brief description on the session

- Pathways to making peace with nature in the Mediterranean - Panel 2: Promising solutions, held on 4 September 2021:

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