Here is a selection of media relating to EU Funding Gibraltar
The finalists of the RegioStars Awards have been announced and we are happy that CLIMACT (Interreg Sudoe 2014-2020) is among the finalists in category 2 “achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions”.
CLIMACT is a project which promotes low carbon economy transition at schools. Through smart energy efficiency, renewable energies and behaviours changes improve the energy efficiency of buildings, reducing environmental costs and risks for health and safety. Moreover, aware of the importance of raising awareness among young people for the future, they also develop trainings and awareness activities addressed to scholars on the importance of low carbon economy (+ info).
And now, more than ever, CLIMACT needs you!
You have until 7/10/2018 to participate to the public choice award and vote for them by clicking in the following link:
The Interreg SUDOE Programme held a number of events in Brussels at the beginning of June. A mid-term conference to coincide with the 15th Anniversary of the Programme was held at the European Committee of the Regions. At the conference Mrs Jackie Linares, Education Advisor of the Department of Education, together with the Portuguese partners, gave an exposé of the ClimAct project, in which local schools participate.
The Director of European Programmes for Gibraltar, Mr Charles Collinson, who is the current President of the SUDOE Programme, also chaired a number of meetings of the Programme including a Steering Group and a Monitoring Committee.
It was also revealed that the ClimAct project has been selected as a finalist for the EU Commissions REGIOSTARS Award. Winners will be announced at a ceremony which will take place during the European Week of Regions & Cities in October, in Brussels.
REGIOSTARS Awards identify good practises in regional development and highlight original and innovative projects that are attractive and inspiring to other regions.
EcoWave Power won an international competition as one of the best energy projects, which can be read here
EcoWave Power was recognised along with 15 additional companies for its Sustainable Entrepreneurship by the SEA AWARD in Vienna. The Sea (Sustainable Entrepreneurship) Awards are endorsed by former US President Mr. Barack Obama, which can be read here
EcoWave Power prepared a short video clip that was prepared by the Sea Award staff and presented during the impressive Gala, which can be seen on YouTube