European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) seminar

European Maritime Safety Agency hosts seminar to promote safety of life and property at sea and protect marine environment

18 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded project SAFEMED IV, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) hosted the seminar on “Enhancing your knowledge on Standards of Training and Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW)” on 8-10 October 2019. Overall, 14 participants from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya,…
EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires in Lebanon

Lebanon: EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires

17 October 2019
Lebanon has activated the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to assist in efforts to stop the spread of forest fires as up to 100 active fires have been reported in the country. In an immediate response, the EU has mobilised 6 firefighting planes: 4 of which are rescEU aircraft, 2 from Italy and 2 from…
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The European Investment Bank boosts resilient and sustainable growth of municipalities in Jordan

17 October 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, and the Cities and Villages Development Bank (CDVB) have signed a loan agreement of €45 million to finance energy efficiency projects targeting municipal, building and lighting infrastructure in Jordan. The financing…
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FEMISE newsletter issue of September-October goes over an eventful period

17 October 2019
The newsletter Inside Femise n°18 reviews the events organised by FEMISE recently such as the annual conference on sustainable development, in its broad sense, in the Mediterranean region, or the workshop on “Social Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region: Inclusiveness and Growth”. FEMISE presents to…
Algeria : EU-funded SAFEMED IV organises training for maritime administration

Algeria : EU-funded SAFEMED IV organises training for maritime administration

16 October 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) staff delivered a training on MARPOL Annex VI and EU Legislation for the Algerian Maritime Administration on 8-9 October in Algeria. EMSA organised this training to gather insight into issues…
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The EU-funded Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators trains Algerian Electricity Regulator staff

15 October 2019
MEDREG is organizing a training for the Algerian Electricity Regulator CREG on 15-16 October in Algiers, Algeria. Since CREG's mission relating to the performance of Public Service Obligations (PSOs), particularly in electricity and gas distribution, is to ensure that the provisions of the…
Moroccan merchant marine inspectors benefited from EU-funded training on Port State Control

Moroccan merchant marine inspectors benefited from EU-funded training on Port State Control

15 October 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organized a training on Port State Control in Morocco on 7-11 October 2019, within the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project. 14 inspectors from the Merchant Marine Directorate participated in the training. Port State Control (PSC) is the inspection of foreign…
Both EU-funded meetMED and Clima-Med projects explore synergies for future collaboration

Both EU-funded meetMED and Clima-Med projects explore synergies for future collaboration

15 October 2019
Last week, the meetMED project was invited to participate in the Clima-MED workshop on the Action Plans for Access to Sustainable Energy and for Climate (PAAEDCs) held at the Centre of Training and Decentralisation Support (CFAD) in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop was an occasion for meetMED and Clima…
EU-funded meetMED to organise regional workshop on assessing quality infrastructures of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources equipment and services

EU-funded meetMED to organise regional workshop on assessing quality infrastructures of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources equipment and services

14 October 2019
The EU-funded meetMED project is organizing a regional workshop on assessing the existing quality infrastructures for Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy Sources (RES) equipment and services in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) on 30 October in Algiers, Algeria. It…
EU-funded project on sustainable treatment and reuse of wastewater in the Mediterranean kicked off

EU-funded project on sustainable treatment and reuse of wastewater in the Mediterranean kicked off

14 October 2019
The kick-off meeting of “AQUACYCLE – Towards Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Wastewater in the Mediterranean Region” was successfully held in the premises of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) on 30 September- 01 October 2019. The project is co-funded by the European Union in…