Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

22 October 2019
The EU-UfM Business and Governance Forum brought together in Cairo over 120 high-level actors involved in the water and financing sectors at national and regional level to discuss EU, Mediterranean and Egyptian water issues including the UfM vision, plan and action towards sustainable development…
Heritage Days in Jordan

Heritage Days in Jordan: Two closed historical sites exceptionally open to the public

22 October 2019
In the framework of the 2nd edition of Heritage Days and with the cooperation of the Department of Antiquities in Amman, two closed heritage sites will be open for the first time this year for the public. For this upcoming weekend, Amman Nymphaeum and an ancient Church in Sweifieh will be open all…
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EU-funded Majalat supports the execution of five national projects in the region

22 October 2019
Out of 62 project proposals received following the call for projects launched last July, five national organizations from the Southern Mediterranean civil society were selected in relation to Majalat's five priority themes to carry out Majalat-funded projects this month. These actions, which aim to…
Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

22 October 2019
The 4th Meeting of the Council of Europe Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies took place in Tunis with the support of the Council of Europe/European Union projects PAII-T (Project to Support Independent Institutions in Tunisia/Anti-corruption), SNAC-3 (South Neighbourhood Anti-…
Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

22 October 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions is taking place on 22-23 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. It aims at promoting greater understanding of the main issues affecting organised civil society in the Euromed region and at discussing the common…
The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

21 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General Nasser Kamel signed on 17 October 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding with The WonderPick Limited – FotoNostrum. Through this MoU the UfM confirms its contribution for the intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean region and reinforces its…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

21 October 2019
The political implications of the results are as follows. First, it is illusory to consider bilateral free trade agreements as capable, on their own, of increasing trade flows between the two shores and developing the agricultural sectors of the SEMCs. In fact, and given the vulnerability of…

UfM Women Business Forum

21 October 2019
EU in Jordan supports Haya Theatre Festival

EU in Jordan supports Haya Theatre Festival

21 October 2019
The European Union in Jordan supports the 4th edition of Haya Theatre Festival from 10 October to 2 November 2019. Haya Cultural Center, which hosts the event, invites children and families to experience the charm of world- class performances at Haya Theater Festival for the fourth year in a row.…
Libya: €2 million in humanitarian assistance

Libya: EU annouces €2 million in additional humanitarian aid

21 October 2019
On Monday, 21 October, the European Commission has announced €2 million in additional humanitarian aid to help those most in need. The assistance will cover emergency health care services, food, livelihood support and protection services. "The EU is committed to supporting the most vulnerable in…