Joint Statement

The below-mentioned participants in the First TouMaLi 2022 International Conference held in Alexandria in Egypt on October 10 th and 11 th , 2022, entitled “Contribution of sound waste management systems to sustainable tourism and the protection of marine ecosystems”, agreed on a joint statement (link for English version, link for Arabic version) in which expectations and focus points of the conference are highlighted and recommendations and results of discussions are presented in a summarized manner.

Following representatives of the TouMaLi project, participating countries, organizations & guests of the conference collaborated on the statement: 

  • Egypt
    The Governorate of Alexandria, the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Waste Management Regulatory Authority, the Egyptian Hotel Association, Nahdet Misr, Arab Academy for Science, Technology And Maritime Transport (Alexandria-Egypt).
  • Morocco
    The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment, the Ministry of Tourism, Air Transport, Craft & Social Economy, Regional Association of the Hotel Industry Marrakech-Safi.
  • Tunisia
    The Ministry of Interior, the National Waste Management Agency, the Tunisian Coastal Protection Agency, the Tunisian Hotel Federation, the International Center for Environmental Technologies, Econnexions.
  • Europe
    Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Water And Environment Support Project (WES) of the European Union, CPMR Intermediterranean Commission, Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE), Interreg MED Programme, Plastic Busters CAP, Climate Change ENI CBC Med Programme.
  • Germany
    Funder of the TouMaLi Project; the German Government through the Ministry of Environment,University of Rostock, Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW), BlackForest Solutions, Landbell Group, Adelphi.