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EU Ambassador Ivan Surkoš hosted an Iftar event for journalists and media professionals

24 May 2019
On the occasion of Ramadan, Ambassador Ivan Surkoš hosted at the EU residence in Cairo an Iftar event for journalists and media professionals. The Ambassador welcomed the attendees, saying that the work they are doing is not easy as well as stressing that free media and informed citizens are basis…
Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

23 May 2019
Capacity-building workshops, planned in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals of the ENI CBC MED programme, will take place in different Mediterranean countries in June. The workshops are scheduled as follows: - Cairo (Egypt) on 10-11 June. - Ramallah (Palestine) on 11-12 June. - Tunis (…

The Heritage for the Living in the "City of the Dead", Cairo -Egypt

22 May 2019
Watch the Heritage for the Living in the ''City of the Dead'' video. This 🇪🇺 EU-funded project rehabilitates currently disused and ruined sections of one of Cairo’s 🇪🇬 most important historic architectural complexes (built in the 1470s).
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‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…

S4D4C Science Diplomacy Workshops in Italy and Austria – Call for Applications open!

The Horizon 2020-funded S4D4C project is seeking candidates to participate in two workshops on science diplomacy taking place at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies (DA). The workshops are designed for... scientists…
Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Back in 2011, a wave of violence and radicalisation started in the Southern Mediterranean region, which was characterised by a variety of forms, such as unorganised brutality accompanying riots, insurgencies, violent attacks directed against particular targets, or random attacks regardless of the…
Viva Tech award

The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…