Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards


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The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), with the support of its Mediterranean partners, launch a competition designed to develop and bring public concretes solutions for adaptation to climate change impacts.

This competition is addressed to public actors (in particular to regional authority and universities) and to NGO, associated to local public actors, for the implementation of actions of adaptation in the Mediterranean climatic area (regions bordering the Mediterranean to which are added Portugal and Jordan).


The presented projects have to correspond to one of those thematic:

  • Urban development, infrastructures and buildings,
  • Ecosystem and natural resources
  • Conception methods and public policies implementation

The principal criterions of analysis will be the pertinence and the exemplarity of the action, the efficiency of the means used to implement it, the reproducibility at the Mediterranean scale and also the consistency of the action of adaptation with the socioeconomic and environmental issues of the territory in which it finds itself.

The three laureates (one per category) will be invited to participate at the COP 22 from 7 to 18 November 2016 in Marrakech and their actions will be enhance in a dedicate publication and during international colloquium.

The Mediterranean association of national agencies for energy efficiency and renewable energies (MEDENER), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Mediterranean Commission of United Cities and local governments (CGLU Med), Plan Bleu as well as the Mediterranean experts’ network of climate change (MedEcc) are partners in this competition.

Application deadline: September, 16th 2016

To know more on the website: (Regional and International Section)


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