Participants from the SwitchMed industry pilot projects in Morocco, exchanged on important lessons learnt from global projects on the circular economy, along with attendees from the EU-funded SWITCH2CE project and DG INTPA. Discover more.Continue Reading
What are the implications of EU circular policies on producers and exporters in developing countries. Watch the replay of our session at @WCEF2022 on policy, trade, and finance context for the #plastics and #textile #industry in developing markets towards a #CircularEconomy.
With a viable business case in mind, more and more enterprises consider joining the circular economy but lack support of locally led service providers. What does it take to revitalising regional service providers and ensure best practice support is available to businesses investing in circularity from the local level? Watch the replay.Continue Reading
This side event at the COP 27 event will show-case the role of circular economy approaches in curbing emissions along the food value-chain providing successful examples funded by the EU though its SWITCH regional programmes. Get more information.Continue Reading
Team Europe is Europe’s answer to a changing geopolitical landscape that increasingly requires collective, swift and decisive action at multilateral and country level.It is about sending a strong message of European partnership and solidarity to build back better in a green, just, sustainable and inclusive way, while being responsive to human development priorities. If you want to know more, join the INTPA Academy.
On 6-18 November 2022, Egypt is hosting the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh. The EU set an ambitious roadmap towards a climate-neutral circular economy, where economic growth is decoupled from resource use. What role do food systems play in climate change mitigation? For more information, join us at our Side Event at COP 27.Continue Reading
At SWITCH-Asia Annual Event in Bangkok, the EU renews its commitment to support Asia and Central Asia in their efforts moving towards an inclusive green and circular economy through responsible consumption and production policies and actions.Continue Reading
For this second edition, the WeMed Award, organized by MedWaves and Texfor, will shed light on the textile and clothing sectors. The WeMed Award is a flagship initiative of the UNEP/MAP Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development.Continue Reading
How circularity cuts carbon emissions, this issue is discussed at a virtual COP26 side event hosted by the EU on November 6th. The event illustrates the different pathways for the transition by highlighting experience from the SWITCH-Asia and Switch Africa Green programme. Register now.Continue Reading
Circular economy is a key topic of our European green deal, which call for a global response to climate change and environmental degradation. The lab debate on Building new partnerships to globally support EU priorities on the circular economy explored how the circular economy helps SMEs not only to address environmental impacts but also to develop and contribute to decent jobs and the growth of their business.Continue Reading
Our EDD session on 15 June showcases circular business models supported by the EU in partner countries through the SWITCH programmes. It highlights how SMEs develop and contribute to decent jobs while addressing environmental impacts.Meet our speakers.Continue Reading
A new call for expressions of interest for projects on circular plastic packaging and textiles in developing countries is now open. The call is part of the five-year “SWITCH to Circular Economy Value Chains” project, funded by the European Union. The project exemplifies the international development cooperation dimension of the new EU Circular Economy Action Plan.Continue Reading
The new ‘Quick tips’ provide practical ideas and suggestions to colleagues from the European Commission headquarters, the EU Delegations and partner country institutions to promote green development and address environmental and climate-related issues in key sectors.Continue Reading
The launch of EU SWITCH-Asia will take place in Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek at the Orion Hotel on Friday, 5 July 2019.Continue Reading