Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…
EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

04 November 2019
The African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) hosted a two-day meeting in Paris last week, with a focus on how the private sector can help boost renewable energy investments in Africa. The EU co-funded this meeting, moved by the…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

30 October 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, and the Executive Director of the Regions of Climate Action (R20), Christophe Nuttall, signed a partnership agreement to promote climate finance opportunities, notably at the level of regional and local authorities and…
CapDeL grant award ceremony

EU-funded CapDeL programme : grants for 11 community development projects in Algeria

30 October 2019
A grant award ceremony for 11 community development projects was held on 29 October in Algiers, as part of the implementation of the EU-funded programme Capacity Building Program for Local Development Actors (CapDeL). The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, Local…
THE NEXT SOCIETY: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour

EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY project: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour in Wallonia for the South-Med Clusters

29 October 2019
The third benchmarking visits and training of EU-funded project THE NEXT SOCIETY started on Monday 28 October 2019. After Catalonia, in Spain and Piedmont, in Italy, this time benchmarking visits and training activities are taking place in Belgium. 12 cluster managers, cluster representatives and…
Young Med Voices: National Debate Forums

Young Med Voices : youth-led national debate forum in Rabat

28 October 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices programme is organising a month-long, region-wide initiative of debate competitions and national dialogue forums in October-November in 8 Southern Mediterranean countries. More than 800 young people will be involved in the NDFs taking place across Algeria, Egypt,…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…
Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…