For over two years, the CATMED network that brings together cities of Malaga, Seville, Valencia, Barcelona, Marseille, Community of Pays d'Aix, Genoa, Turin, Rome Athens and Thessaloniki, worked on the definition of more urban models sustainable in the Mediterranean. The fruits of this research action that mixes definition and calculation of indicators and participatory approach around urban pilot projects are compiled in the final project document that you can download below.
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The City of Marseilles and the Mediterranean Institute organized under the Ecocities Forum which will take place during the Mediterranean Economic Week workshop entitled:
"Sustainable Urban Models: share the experience with CATMED southern cities of the Mediterranean."Learn more
After two years of cooperation, CATMED project ends and an initial assessment is required. All 11 partners and the Institute of Mediterranean cities participated at the invitation of the city of Malaga, the final conference of the project took place on 1 July 2011.
In the framework of CATMED project, two meetings were held on 26 January and 17 February in the premises of the agAM. Co-organized by the City of Marseille, agAM, Euro-Mediterranean and Mediterranean Institute, both meetings were attended by thirty people, representatives of local institutions, businesses, corporations and associations of urban services. They helped to bring out transversely reflections on the Mediterranean sustainable city while relying on the elements of the current project on the perimeter of the Euro-Mediterranean Extension.
Launched in May 2009 in Malaga in Spain, CAT MED (Mediterranean Metropolises Around Time Change) project proposes to identify operational solutions for changing urban behavior to reduce the environmental impact of urbanization and reduce emissions greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
It aims to prevent natural hazards related to climate change, thanks to the convergence of strategies and actions of the Mediterranean cities.Learn more
Mayors of cities CATMED project partners met in Malaga.
Under the CATMED project and at the invitation of Mr. Francisco de la Torre Prados, Mayor of Malaga, the mayors of partner cities and their representatives met Monday, February 7, 2011 to sign the Charter of Malaga. President of the Institute of the Mediterranean, also present at this official act, for his part, signed a manifesto of accession to the charter.