Djoundourian, S., et al, 1999, "The Economic and Social Impacts of Mobile Source Pollution on Public Health in the Greater Beirut Area," Country case study for METAP
III, Medpolicies Initiative, Report submitted to Harvard Institute for International Development.
For the Arab world, this has meant that while aid and technical expertise has often been available from organisations sucH as the World Bank, the World Trade Organisation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) or the European Union's Mediterranean Technical Assistance Programme (METAP
) for certain projects, the overall needs of the region have scarcely been assessed, let alone addressed.
These responsibilities are shared among nine ministries and eight key institutions: the Ministries of Agriculture, Environment, Tourism, Housing, Hydraulic and Electrical Resources, Public Health, Urban Affairs, Public Works, and Industry and Petroleum; and the Urban Planning Institution, Municipalities, Mohafaza, Caza, Council of Development and Reconstruction, Roads and Planning Institution, Council of Grand Projects, and Department of Antiquities (METAP
You could certainly call this 'something' cosmic rays, since we have only very few words for this metap
Lebanon produces some 1.4 million tons of solid waste a year, according to statistics from the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Program (METAP
), which coordinates an international initiative working with the Environment Ministry.Aa
Representatives of the World Bank, the United Nations Environment Programme, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) involved in the Mediterranean Environment Technical Assistance Programme (METAP
) will meet with the programme's national contact points on September 16 and 17 in Gammarth, Tunisia, for the annual METAP
Presentations were to be made of the various financial instruments available or planned for funding or supporting environmental activities besides the existing MEDA Programme (the European Neighbourhood Financial Instrument; the European Investment Bank's Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP); and METAP
, the Mediterranean Technical Assistance Programme).
According to a recent report by the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Program (METAP
), which launched a solid-waste management program in coordination with the Environmental Ministry in 2002, Lebanon produces around 1.4 million tons of solid waste every year.Aa
Statements will be made about the existing or planned financial instruments for funding or backing environmental activities outside the current MEDA programme: the European good neighbourhood financial instrument, the European Investment Bank's Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment & Partnership (FEMIP), and Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Programme (METAP
The project is the outcome of a feasibility study financed by EIB through a METAP
grant of Euro 350,000.
The EIB will also allocate funds totalling Euro 530,000 under the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Programme (METAP
), including a Euro 350,000 grant for the update of the Nicosia Sewerage Master Plan, including a feasibility study and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), and a Euro 180,000 grant for the Update of Limassol Sewerage Master Plan, which also includes a feasibility study and an EIA.
A large-scale wind power project is currently under appraisal in the Mediterranean basin, however, and in Turkey, the Bank has helped to finance a wind energy feasibility study under the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Programme (METAP