H2020 Capacity Building Sub Group
The mandate given to the Capacity Building Sub Group by the 2nd Meeting of the H2020 Steering Group (Tunis, 16 June 2008) was to identify areas within the scope of H2020 (urban waste water, municipal solid waste and industrial emissions) where regional capacity building would add value.
The activities identified should be complementary and consistent with other initiatives in the Mediterranean region that may be tackling similar or related issues. They should build upon the results of earlier capacity-building programmes such as SMAP and complement activities carried out at national level and in national assistance programmes.
To support the CB Sub Group's work the ENPI Horizon 2020 Capacity Building/Mediterranean Environment Programme (H2020 CB/MEP) was implemented from late 2009 until 2014.
A new phase of this Programme is currently being launched and will start in 2016. In the meanwhile, in order to secure continuity, some capacity building activities will be organised until December 2015 by the Consortium that implements the EU funded Sustainable Water Integrated Management – Support Mechanism project (SWIM-SM) through funds specially earmarked to this purpose by the EC.