Cleaner Energy Saving Mediterranean Cities (CES-MED) project
CES-MED project is an EU-funded regional initiative set up to provide training and technical assistance support to Local and National Authorities in the southern Mediterranean region; with a view to help them respond more actively to sustainable policy challenges.The project published bilingual country-specific newsletters for six of the countries covered by itself. These are Israel, Palestine, Tunisia, Lebanon, Algeria and Morocco, and editions for the remaining countries will follow shortly.
City of Byblos releases the first Comprehensive Resilience Strategy in the Middle East
The Municipality of Jbeil- Byblos has launched its resilient strategy with the support of "100 Resilient Cities" program, and funded by the "Rockefeller" Foundation. The plan is an actionable strategy for the city to tackle numerous vital issues, including building a digital infrastructure, managing safety risks, threats and civil unrest, protecting the city's historical assets and strengthening the city's role in regional economic development.