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Oil Pollution Management Project for the Southwest Mediterranean Sea

The project aims to:

  • reduce the input of hydrocarbons into the international waters of the Mediterranean;
  • ensure commonality of approach, regulatory policies, and methodologies;
  • promote exchange of information and coordination of implementation;
  • utilize national data sets to assess long term regional trends in marine pollution, both for national coastal waters and for adjacent international waters;
  • enhance the national monitoring capability; and
  • develop a coastal environmental management framework.

The project is closed and the Implementation Completion Reports (for all 3 countries) was completed on June 30, 2000.

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Mediterranean Sea (LME)

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General information
IBRD ID 4871
Project type Full-Size Project
Status closed (Project Closure)
Start Date 06 Apr 1994
End Date 30 Jun 2000
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 18,260,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 20,000,000
YES - See results data (68)
Algeria , Morocco , Tunisia , Regional

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)

Project contacts
Fathi Ben-Slimane Water and Sanitation Program-Fianancial Analyst