• Training of Trainers (ToT) on Access to Green Finance


    On 20 December 2022, online Training of Trainers workshop was held for the project team from all focus countries. 16 PROMISE team members participated in the training. Training was facilitated by Mr. Amarnath Munnolimath, Senior Manager, adelphi.

  • MALDIVES: Gulhifalhu Beach Cleanup


    The Deputy Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Maldives and Sri Lanka, Mr Lars Bredal, participated in a beach clean-up event organised by the ‘Prevention of Marine Litter in the Lakshadweep Sea’ (PROMISE) project in the Maldives on 28th November 2022

  • INDIA: Chaliyar River Cleanup, Kozhikode, Kerala


    Thirty-five volunteers paddled on 04 November 2022 to successfully remove three hundred and two kilograms of litter from a five kilometre stretch of Chaliyar River at Kozhikode, under the PROMISE project in India. Coordinated by STENUM Asia with the local support of Jellyfish Watersports and Green Worms Waste Management, the river clean-up activity is expected to contribute to preventing waste from reaching the sea.

  • MALDIVES: Meemu Atoll Boahuraa, Beach Cleanup


    On 04th and 05th November, the PROMISE team of Parley Maldives conducted beach clean-ups at Meemu Atoll Boahuraa, an uninhabited island in the Maldives. This event was joined by 83 participants, including communities in Meemu Atoll. Despite Day 2 being a rainy Saturday morning, 70 participants from the community showed up.

  • INDIA: Second Policy Roundtable on marine litter prevention in India


    The second policy roundtable was held on 26 July 2022 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. This event was a follow-up to the first policy roundtable held on 5 April 2022 where participants discussed the current challenges and gaps in policies for India (Kerala) to prevent marine litter. The event was attended by stakeholders from local government agencies, research and academic organizations, bilateral agencies and NGOs. 

  • MALDIVES: PROMISE team and MNU Staff Club Cleanup Event - 18 June 2022


    The PROMISE team of The Maldives National University along with the MNU Staff conducted a cleanup on 18th June 2022 at Male' Industrial Zone.

    During this cleanup, 10 enthusiastic participants collected a total of 312.46 kg of waste out of which over 80 kg of plastics were sent to Parley Maldives for closed-loop recycling. The remaining general waste was sent to the Waste Management Company (WAMCO).

  • June 2022 - PROMISE Partners Meeting


    The Project PROMISE held their partners meeting on the 09th of June 2022 at the Maldives National University. The meeting was attended by 15 members from all consortium partners - Maldives National University, adelphi, National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC), Parley Maldives, STENUM Asia and The Energy and Research Institute (TERI).

    The meeting was initiated with remarks from Dr. Abdulla Nazeer, who welcomed all the partners and provided a brief structure of the meeting.

  • Award Ceremony of PROMISE Sustainability Awards 2022


    The first PROMISE Sustainability Awards 2022 event was held on the 08th of June, 2022, at the Maldives National University. With the theme “Innovative Waste Reduction Initiatives”, this event coincided with World Oceans Day. Various invitees from the government, tourism enterprises and international organizations joined this event.