EU-funded cross-border COMMON project in Venice for a Plastic-free healthy Mediterranean Sea

EU-funded cross-border COMMON project in Venice for a plastic-free healthy Mediterranean sea

21 January 2020
The BlueMed Pilot Action “Plastic-free for a healthy Mediterranean Sea” is again on the scene. Mediterranean countries’ experts and stakeholders meet in Venice, at Italian National Research Council (CNR-ISMAR), to continue the cross-border coordination to tackle the threat of plastic litter,…
The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

08 January 2020
The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have unanimously labelled the ENI CBC Med Programme, in particular its four thematic clusters of projects: environment and climate change, business and SMEs development, technological transfer and innovation and social inclusion and…
EU-funded COMMON-Med project team

EU-funded COMMON-Med project team participates to a clean-up day in Italy

07 January 2020
A cleaning day was organised at Feniglia, Porto Ercole beach in Italy on 4 January 2020. More than 1 000 volunteers, including EU-funded COMMON-Med project team, participated to the event and collected over 1 000 kilos of plastic. Piero Pelù, a famous Italian singer also participated to the…
Clima-Med: Budding eco-warriors fighting climate change

Clima-Med: Budding eco-warriors fighting climate change

02 January 2020
In the early hours of the morning on a Sunday in November, the weather in Hammam Sousse - a town in the Tunisian Sahel - was decidedly misty. It had rained heavily the day before and the banks of the Oued El Hammam were shrouded in a dense fog. Despite pessimistic weather forecasts, municipal…
COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

26 December 2019
On 13 December at the UNFCCC COP25 in IFEMA Madrid, the Clima-Med project and the Union for the Mediterranean, (UfM) organised a joint side-event ‘’True-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions: From initiating policies to enhancing climate finance access and action implementation”. Clima-Med’s…
Achieving zero waste in the Mediterranean: start of the EU-funded MED-InA project

Achieving zero waste in the Mediterranean: start of the EU-funded MED-InA project

26 December 2019
The ENI CBC Med program has launched MED-InA, a €2 million European project which aims at implementing a "Zero Waste" strategy in 3 municipalities: Irbid in Jordan, La Marsa in Tunisia and the selected municipality within the Ribera Region in Spain by: Coaching citizens towards more responsible…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
Opinion Poll 2019 - Tunisia (factsheet)

Opinion Poll 2019 - Tunisia (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Poll shows most Tunisians think EU has good relations with their country Around half of Tunisians feel their country has good relations with the European Union, and say the EU has a positive influence on development in their country. 48% of those who knew that the EU provided financial support to…
Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

20 December 2019
This opinion poll has been designed to assess the current levels of awareness among the general public about EU support in the Southern Neighbourhood countries, as well as public attitudes towards, and perceptions of the European Union in these countries. A key focus of the study are the…
Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

20 December 2019
Recent accelerated climate change has exacerbated existing environmental problems in the Mediterranean Basin that are caused by the combination of changes in land use, increasing pollution and declining biodiversity. In most impact domains (such as water, ecosystems, food, health and security),…