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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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Supporting the circular economy: illustrations from the EU SWITCH programmes

The new DEVCO publication “Supporting the Circular Economy” gathers practices from the EU SWITCH programmes. It takes us to a journey across selected economic sectors, with a view to inspiring and encouraging a switch to green, notably circular, practices. Facts and figures on the environmental impact of economic activities are used to explain the challenges […]


Stefano Manservisi opens the EU regional circular economy conference in Dakar

More than 250 participants attended, including Ministers, finance institutions, the private sector and civil society. EUDs in Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Niger also attended. Press gave high visibility. The conference highlighted West African governments’ commitment to circular economy as a feasible economic model contributing to the Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement. Governments […]


Let’s promote Sustainable Tourism together – SwitchMed launches a series of travel guides

The Switchers Travel Guides highlight sustainable businesses in 6 countries from the Mediterranean: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia. The aim is to provide an alternative to conventional tourism hotspots, and encourage authentic interactions with local communities and businesses that have positive social and environmental impacts. Together, let’s promote a more sustainable tourism through these green […]


Launch of EU SWITCH-Asia Programme in Central Asia, Supporting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)

The launch of  EU SWITCH-Asia will take place in Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek  at the Orion Hotel on Friday, 5 July 2019.

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