MENBO is a Regional Network that promotes an integrated water resources management at the river basin level, as an essential tool for sustainable development. It is a regional network inside INBO (International Network of Basin Organisations). MENBO seeks to improve relationships among organisations in charge of water management in the Mediterranean region.
The Regional Network was established in 2003 and is currently adding international members from the Mediterranean region. We hope this Network will grow stronger with the support and collaboration from most of the Mediterranean countries that deal with river basin management.
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This strategy harmonises water policies in the Mediterranean promoting sustainable water use at local, regional and national levels, through the adoption of cross-cutting goals, management criteria and operational objectives. It may constitute a tool of preventive diplomacy, contributing to maintaining international peace and security by facilitating international cooperation on water issues.
Consult the regulated meetings set in the statutes of the Network in this section.
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On the occasion of the celebration of the World Water Day on 22 March, the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the Maghreb Non-Conventional Water Initiative (IMENCO) in order to address water scarcity in the Maghreb region.Continue Reading
On behalf of the Permanent Technical Secretary of MENBO, Mr Miguel Polo, we have the pleasure to announce here the celebration, last 5th March 2021, of the 95th Anniversary of the creation of the Ebro Hydrographic Confederation, the first hydrographic confederation created in the world whose operation is based on two fundamental principles: basin management and public participation.Continue Reading