EU Actors

SWITCH to Green works with various EU actors to enhance international progress towards green transition. Through technical assistance, including information and capacity building, the SWITCH to Green Facility assists EU Delegations and Directorates in effecting an inclusive green economy. The Facility works closely with EU DG International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO) units to assist them in identifying, formulating, monitoring and coordinating actions promoting an inclusive green economy.

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Circular Value Chains – Side Event at the World Circular Economy Forum Online

A value chain is the full range of activities it takes to make, market, use, repair, reuse, remanufacture and recycle a product – value is added at every link in the chain. In global value chains, goods are consumed far from the locations where they were produced and mostly in a linear pattern of “take-make-use-dispose”. […]


Implementing SDG 12 in the Mediterranean

A series of factsheets illustrates progress made to develop and implement National Action Plans on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP). Country cases from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia summarize policy objectives, programmes and priority areas to accelerate the shift to SCP. The EU-funded SwitchMed programme assists the eight countries in the southern […]


Inclusion Matters – lessons from national dialogues on green economy policy processes

The Green Economy Coalition documented the stories of seven civil society-led national and regional dialogue processes in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Each story describes how people – small and informal enterprises, women, local communities, marginalised populations – have been able to get a stake and have their say in green economic policy […]


SWITCH-Asia SCP Facility supports Indonesia to enhance SCP with green procurement

To attain objectives of the Indonesian National Medium-term Plan a new project “Enhancing SCP through the implementation of G/SPP and the preparation of a long-term action plan for G/SPP in Indonesia” kicked off on 24 July 2020. 25 participants from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, the National Procurement Agency (LKPP), the Paper Industry Association, […]


Promoting the transition to a green and circular economy: the SWITCH to Green Facility

A new brochure now shows examples of how the SWITCH to Green Facility works with European Commission services and development partners across the globe. It outlines the services provided by the Facility and of the process to access them. The publications describes  the benefits to those who have received the Facility’s technical assistance. The Facility […]

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