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 […]
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 […]
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.
High-Level Regional Conference on Circular Economy and Green Industry, 22-23 July 2019 in Dakar, Senegal
A joint initiative by the European Commission and UNIDO.