“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

30 March 2020
The EU-funded Technical Assistance regional Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality published a video titled “ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth” which provides an overview of the ecological challenges that the Mediterranean region is facing today and what role the…
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Extension of Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020 deadlines for submission of applications

23 March 2020
As a result of difficulties experienced by applicants due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has extended the deadlines for submission of applications under the Erasmus+ Programme, European Solidarity Corps and Horizon 2020. For more information about the extensions, please…
Mediterranean Electricity Markets Observatory (MEMO)

Mediterranean Electricity Markets Observatory (MEMO)

20 March 2020
Conducted for the first time in 2007, the Mediterranean Electricity Market Observatory (MEMO) monitors the evolution of national, sub-regional and regional electricity markets, every three years. This edition focusses on national data and regional integration. It assesses national priorities in…
Preparation for the design of a regional program for appliances in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries

Preparation for the design of a regional program for appliances in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries

12 March 2020
In order to address climate change, energy security and energy demand issues, the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries (SEMCs) are promoting and accelerating the deployment of more energy-efficient technologies using Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and energy labelling. The aim…
Assessment of appliances share of the total energy consumptions in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries – special focus on air conditioning appliances

Assessment of appliances share of the total energy consumptions in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries – special focus on air conditioning appliances

12 March 2020
This meetMED report is part of the meetMED activities on ensuring the positive impact of renewable energy and energy efficiency on the sustainable growth, investment facilitation and job creation. The report collects the results of questionnaires, interviews and field research in meetMED target…
EU holds regional workshop on cooperation strategies between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and media

EU holds regional workshop on cooperation strategies between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and media

11 March 2020
In the framework of the EU-funded South Programme III, the Council of Europe has organised a regional workshop which aimed to promote a strategic approach to cooperation between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and the media. After gathering input from southern Mediterranean and European…
Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

10 March 2020
The EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation has issued the following statement: “The international alert to the public health risks caused by the spread of COVID-19 and the concern for the health and well-being of everyone has forced us to make the decision of postponing the EuroMed Forum 2020, which was…
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EU-Jordan Subcommittee on Human Rights, Democratisation and Governance: twelfth meeting praises Jordan’s positive strides

09 March 2020
The European Union and Jordan held the twelfth meeting of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Democratisation and Governance on 4 March 2020 in Amman. The meeting was jointly chaired by H.E Minister Plenipotentiary Ali AlBsoul, Director of Human Rights and Human Security Department, Ministry of…
Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

Libyan Women: A portrait of those fighting for equality

09 March 2020
These women are students, employees and teachers. They are Libyan and they are forging a path to freedom in a country fractured by war. They decided not to flee, but to band together to campaign for women’s rights, for equal citizenship with men. Paying no heed to a reluctant patriarchy and braving…
EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

Brochure - The European Union and the Southern Mediterranean : EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

06 March 2020
The European Union published a brochure which reviews the major areas of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and lists the main bilateral projects as well as the regional projects financed by the EU in the ten countries of the Southern Neighbourhood (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel,…