CIHEAM maintains close relations with the Athens-based Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP), a forum that brings together all the Mediterranean basin countries under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme.
CIHEAM attends all meetings of the MAP focal points and has worked for a number of years with Blue Plan, one of the MAP/UNEP Regional Activity Centres located in Sophia-Antipolis. CIHEAM’s expertise has therefore been called upon for the preparation of the Blue Plan report on the outlook for 2025.
Representatives of Blue Plan and MAP also attend meetings of CIHEAM’s Governing Board.
From 2007 to 2009 CIHEAM and Blue Plan jointly prepared the report Mediterra 2009