5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

14 August 2019
The 8th Technical Working Group (WG) of the 5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 18-19 September 2019. The main objectives of this meeting are to set out the state of play of the Initiative and take stock of the accomplished actions; Propose and…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

08 August 2019
Thanks to the support of the EU and the EIB, among others, Morocco has started its own path towards becoming a sustainable-energy country. Noor Ouarzazate solar power complex is a hands-on example of how the COP21 agreement is being converted into COP22 actions. Noor Ouarzazate is one of the…
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Mediterranean energy regulators association event to assess achievements in terms of energy regulatory reforms in the region

07 August 2019
MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, is organising an event to take stock of the energy regulatory reforms in the Southern Mediterranean on 19 September in Brussels, Belgium. In 2018, MEDREG launched a new initiative which aimed at facilitating ongoing and forthcoming energy…
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Union for the Mediterranean side event on water, environment and youth in the World Water Week

02 August 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is co-organizing on 27 August a side event on Water, Environment and Youth on 27 August 2019, in the margins of the World Water Week in Stockholm. Through enhanced understanding and awareness of innovation, education, job creation and networking opportunities, this…
New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

29 July 2019
The 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum was held in Lisbon, Portugal on 18 July and focused on “Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition”. In this context, Ms Roberta Boniotti, MEDENER Secretary General, was invited to present the meetMED (Mitigation…
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WES - Water and Environment Support in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region

2019-2023 Budget: €7.9 million

The project’s purpose is to contribute to increase the capacity of various stakeholders involved in pollution reduction and water management in order to support them in formulating and implementing the environmental and water policies.…

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Commission steps up EU action to protect and restore the world's forests

23 July 2019
Today the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, which host 80% of biodiversity on land, support the livelihoods of around a quarter of the world's population, and are vital to our efforts to fight…
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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
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Support for mobility among researchers of EuroMeSCo institutes

19 July 2019
The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), in its capacity as EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat, will provide support to institutes from the EuroMeSCo network for the organisation of international seminars, workshops and conferences on Euro-Mediterranean issues. The objective of the…