New EUCC website!

We are back online, although we are still in the process of fine-tune our new website we are glad to invite you to visit and learn about us, our work and much more!

25 innovative solutions to combat plastic marine litter: A unique tool for businesses, entrepreneurs and civil society organizations in the Med Region
to take action

This new publication released by UN Environment/MAP - SCP/RAC, and with technical contribution by Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC), intends to inspire and provide practical indications to implement marine litter solutions in the Mediterranean region.

Download it now.

SCP/RAC and SwitchMed support entrepreneurs and CSOs to take action through technical assistance and seed funding. These solutions not only would benefit the environment in the MENA region, but also provide socio-economic development.

The “25 innovative and inspiring solutions to combat plastic marine litter in the Mediterranean Region” publication is conceived as a practical tool for entrepreneurs and CSOs to identify the best solution for their context and be guided toward its successful implementation.

The 25 solutions have been prioritized through a multi-criteria analysis of their effectiveness and replicability in the MENA region. They have been grouped following the different stages of the product-to-waste chain.

A French version of the publication is also available here.

UPDATE: International Conference Littoral 2018 -  Early Bird Registration &  Call for abstracts  

We are pleased to invite you to our three-day international conference and excursions exploring the deltas and the littoral in and around the Cultural Capital of Europe 2018, Leeuwarden in the Netherlands.

The conference will join all disciplines to explore current and future issues of relevance to the coast and will be of interest to a wide spectrum of scientists, including those from the physical sciences, climate change scientists and ecologists, social scientists, engineers, policy makers and advisers and practitioners.

Early bird Registration is now open!
Call for Abstracts: deadline for submission -  28th February 2018

Please provide a clear title for your proposed paper, your name(s), affiliations and an e-mail contact for the corresponding author. Also provide between 5 and 10 key words or phrases. The main body of the abstract for your proposed paper should not exceed 350 words. Submit proposals by e-mail to

Visit for more details on the conference and registration.

NEW YPCC Programme 2018 online

The Young Professionals Coastal Community  entails the establishment of an educational programme based on the Climate of Coastal Cooperation (CCC) book  in close cooperation with young professionals, experts and academia.  The educational programme from Impacts of Global Change to Adaptive Responses and stimulates students and young professionals to engage in a topic related to the impacts of climate change, specifically on ‘their stretch of coast’. Participation in the programme also includes a lecture- and fieldwork-weekend on the Dutch Waddensea Isle of Ameland and the opportunity to present research during the YPCC workshop at the international Conference LITTORAL.

Learn more about this at and join YPCC  2018!
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