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…
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supports Jordan’s women-led businesses

14 December 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to promote women’s entrepreneurship in Jordan by providing a third loan, of US$ 4 million in local currency, to the Microfund for Women (MFW) in Jordan. The funds will increase access to finance for women-led businesses,…
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EU Funded project behind the Digitalisation of the municipalities in Jordan

13 December 2018
The Mayor of Ramtha welcomed engineer Hussain Abu Al-Sheeh as well as a delegation from the EU funded Qudra Organisation which is working on the Digitalisation of the municipalities in Jordan by the Spanish Cooperation (AECID & FIIAPP) and implemented by E-Diwan. Meetings happening at the…
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…
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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…
EU-funded event showcases new life for Syrians

EBRD refugee film shown at Jordan’s Karama Film Festival

11 December 2018
The EBRD’s documentary ‘Refuge in Jordan – a new life for Syrians’ has been shown at Jordan’s Karama Human Rights Film Festival. One of the Syrian refugees who features in the film attended the screening and also appeared on a panel afterwards to explain about her new life as a pastry chef. Read…
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EU funded projects provide technical assistance to ENP beneficiary countries

10 December 2018
In the context of the EU funded projects providing technical assistance to ENP beneficiary countries, EMSA invited Black and Caspian Sea and SAFEMED IV Projects’ representatives participating in the Pilot Project on AIS information sharing to attend the 15th MAREΣ Experts Working Group meeting…
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EU funded SAFEMED IV project organises a seminar for ENP-South countries

10 December 2018
In the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, EMSA has undertaken the organisation of the Med MoU PSC Seminar. The seminar was hosted at EMSA premises, in Lisbon, from 26 to 29 November 2018. Overall, 16 participants from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia have…