UfM Business Forum

18 April 2019
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
EU Egypt

Egypt: The EU organises a four-day seminar on EU communication and visibility

18 April 2019
The EU delegation in Egypt organised a four-day seminar on EU communication and visibility led by experts from the European Union headquarters. Ambassador Ivan Surkoš stressed on the key role of the implementing partners of EU-funded projects in Egypt, calling upon them all to be Ambassadors for…
Erasmus + Morocco

Morocco: Presentation of the EU-funded Erasmus + program to students, teachers and university staff

18 April 2019
The Erasmus + Morocco National Office, in collaboration with the Erasmus + Student and Alumni Association (ESAA), is organising the "Erasmus + caravan: changing lives, opening minds" in ten cities of the Kingdom from 15 to 26 April. 1200 teachers and 1950 students will be sensitised in 20 training…
Europe Day in Cairo: Working on strengthening our partnership with Egypt

Europe Day in Cairo: Working on strengthening our partnership with Egypt

17 April 2019
Europe Day was celebrated in Cairo; marking the Schuman Declaration which paved the way to European integration. Senior Egyptian officials and influential figures from various spectrums of the society, and the diplomatic community participated in the event, organised by the EU Delegation to Egypt…
UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

17 April 2019
The UfM Climate Week took place on 9-11 April in Barcelona, Spain, gathering a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…). Several climate-related meetings were organised to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate…
FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

16 April 2019
The issue of gender equality in the labour market is an important one. For the MENA region, however, the issue is additionally important due to the traditional role that women play in the economy and the cultural (including religious) beliefs that drive gender relations in these countries.Focusing…
Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

16 April 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) held together the conference “Recognition of higher education qualifications: Where does the Euro-Mediterranean region stand?” at the headquarters of the UfM Secretariat in Barcelona on 12 April…