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09 May 2023

ENVITECC at PFAS Side Event at BRS Conventions 2023 COPs

ENVITECC participated to the Side Event “PFAS contamination and experiences on their phase-out in firefighting foams” co-organized by Finland and MedWaves (former SCP/RAC) on 2 May 2023 during the 2023 Conference of Parties (COPs) of the Basel/Rotterdam/Stockholm (BRS) Conventions in Geneva, Switzerland.

22 Mar 2023

World Water Day 2023 – Accelerating Change for PFAS-free Water Systems

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), well known as “forever chemicals”, are a group of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) represented by more than 10,000 chemicals and used in almost all industry branches and many consumer products such as water- and oil-proof apparel, non-stick cook and bake-ware, food packaging, stain resistant upholstery, carpet, firefighting foams, and household agents such as cleaning agents. In short, PFAS are all around us, and they pose significant risks to human health and the environment.  

05 Jan 2023

First Annual Stocktaking Meeting of the MedProgramme

First Annual Stocktaking Meeting (ASM) of the MedProgramme took place on 2-3 November 2022 in Athens, Greece.

23 Dec 2022

First Issue of the MedBulletin

The first issue of the MedBulletin of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded MedProgramme is published in December 2022.

02 Feb 2022

ENVITECC’s Ongoing Support to Private and Public Companies

In 2021, ENVITECC supported POPs audits with companies in Tunisia and Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of pre-investment support to assess the presence of POPs and safe removal and disposal options.

28 Jul 2021

POPs Accounting Methodology and Tool

The POPs Accounting Methodology and Tool was presented by the EBRD’s technical consultant at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions COP2021.

07 Apr 2021

With EBRD financing, Poland builds first recycling plant for car batteries

Poland will become the site of the first facility in the European Union (EU) for recycling both car batteries and other waste containing metals.

30 Dec 2020

EBRD and Hamkorbank help set up new production line in Samarkand

Dairy products producers will have a greater variety of packaging at their disposal following the installation of a modern production line by Midas Plastics financed by the EBRD and Hamkorbank.

23 Dec 2020

EBRD supports Egypt’s tourism sector

EBRD US$ 12 million loan for development of new hotel in West Cairo serving the Grand Egyptian Museum and Great Giza Pyramids. 

18 Dec 2020

EBRD providing €300 million loan to Tunisia’s electricity company STEG

EBRD is providing a €300 million financing package to Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) to support the stability of Tunisia’s energy sector.

11 Dec 2020

EBRD supports Turkmen tomato producer Agromar

EBRD is supporting the expansion of the Turkmen tomato producer Agromar with a US$ 2.5 million loan for the extension of the company’s production facilities.