EU in Egypt honours winners of its 11th photography competition

EU in Egypt honours winners of its 11th photography competition

14 December 2018
The European Union in Egypt honoured yesterday the winners of its 11th annual photography competition entitled "Description of Modern Egypt" in a ceremony at Bayt Al-Sinnari, organised in cooperation with Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Mr. Ivan Surkoš, Ambassador of the EU to Egypt, and Dr. Khaled…
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European Parliament condemns human right breaches in Egypt

14 December 2018
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution taking stock of the human rights situation in Egypt. The members of Parliament (MEPs) strongly condemn the continuous restrictions on fundamental democratic rights in Egypt, including freedom of expression, association and assembly, political…
Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

14 December 2018
In the framework of the Ninth Conference of Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+5) held in Nouakchott (Mauritania) on 11-12 December 2018, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM in the promotion of regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of…
UfM at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

The Union for the Mediterranean at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

13 December 2018
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has actively participated in COP24 in Poland, where it has presented two studies on the impact of climate change and on the state of play of climate finance in the region. A call for action towards a shared Mediterranean Climate Agenda is…
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Energy regulators across Europe and the Eastern and Mediterranean region sign cooperation arrangement

13 December 2018
Three regional associations of energy regulatory authorities signed a Cooperation Arrangement yesterday in Vienna, Austria, that will strengthen regulatory cooperation between energy regulators across Europe through to the Mediterranean, South East Europe and Black Sea regions. The Council of…
Case Study of EgyptERA peer review

Case Study of EgyptERA peer review

12 December 2018
In 2015, the Egyptian Electricity Regulator EgyptERA volunteered to undertake an assessment of its independence, duties and enforcement powers, accountability, transparency, and internal organisation. This peer review assessment, carried out by fellow Mediterranean regulators, resulted in a report…
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EU-funded project provides Economic Development Master classes to Mediterranean executives

12 December 2018
The Economic Development Master Classes are being launched as part of EBSOMED, a project co-financed by the European Union to strengthen business support organisations and business networks in the southern neighbourhood. The Economic Development Master Classes are certified training courses for…
2018 ClimaMed regional photo contest first prize

EU-funded ClimaMed announced 2018 regional photo contest winners

12 December 2018
The EU-funded ClimaMed project has announced the winners of its regional photo contest 2018. The regional competition, organized by Clima-Med in collaboration with the European Union, was launched on November 16th to bring awareness on how climate is affecting daily life and landscapes in South…
Egypt : EU funds new project to help Egyptian products meet European markets requirements

Egypt : EU funds new project to help Egyptian products meet European markets requirements

11 December 2018
The EU- funded “Enabling Egyptian Exports through Technology Transfer Driven Product Innovation” (EEPI) project was launched on Monday 10 December in Cairo, Egypt. It will help Egyptian companies through their export journey to Europe by fostering their capacity to innovate in their products to…
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Report on EU-Egypt relations: Investing in socio-economic development and inclusive growth

11 December 2018
The report on the partnership between the EU and Egypt for the period from June 2017 to May 2018 was issued yesterday and highlights key developments in EU-Egypt cooperation with a particular focus on achieving the objectives set under the Partnership Priorities 2017-2020, adopted during the EU-…