Euromesco Policy Brief n°103 – Youth water cooperation in the Mediterranean: challenges and the way forward

Euromesco Policy Brief n°103 – Youth water cooperation in the Mediterranean: challenges and the way forward

05 December 2019
Youths represent more than half of the population of the southern shore of the Mediterranean and thus are extremely important in the development of the region. Within the context of the current water challenges in the Mediterranean region, young people are making a difference by adopting innovative…
First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

04 December 2019
The first UfM Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing, organised in the framework of the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED), will be held on 5 December 2019 in Rome, Italy. The special topic of the conference is “Public-Private Partnerships and Financial Sustainability of the Water Sector…
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Speech by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the COP25 in Madrid

03 December 2019
In ten days from now, the European Commission will present the European Green Deal. Our goal is to be the first climate neutral continent by 2050. If we want to achieve that goal, we have to act now, we have to implement our policies now. Because we know that this transition needs a generational…
Clima-Med project at COP 25

Clima-Med to showcase regional actions tackling climate change in the South Mediterranean jointly with the UfM during the COP25 in Madrid, Spain

03 December 2019
The Clima-Med project is joining the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that will take place in Madrid, Spain from 2-13 December 2019, under the Presidency of the Government of Chile. Together with…
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Jordan: EU funds building of state-of-the-art, first of its kind recycling facility

27 November 2019
The first state-of-the-art solid waste recycling facility in Irbid Governorate marked its grand opening by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony under the patronage of H.E Governor of Irbid, Radwan Otoum, in Truck City. The ceremony was also attended by the European Union Ambassador to Jordan, H.E…
EU-funded NAWAMED project for the use of non-conventional water resources kicks off

EU-funded NAWAMED project for the use of non-conventional water resources kicks off

25 November 2019
NAWAMED project kick-off meeting will be held on 26-28 November in Latina, Italy and will involve all the partners and some associated partners. NAWAMED is implemented in the framework of the ENI CBC MED Programme. The target countries of the project, which aims at changing urban water management…
EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

22 November 2019
INNOMED-UP, “Promoting Upcycling in Circular Economy through INNovation and education for creative industries in MEDiterranean cities”, was launched today in Athens, Greece. The project proposes to work with Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) to shift local urban economies towards a circular…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
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Jordan: European Investment Bank promotes media visibility of climate change challenges

19 November 2019
A greater media visibility of the challenges related to climate change, particularly in the Mediterranean area, is the goal of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which have launched today in Amman (Jordan) an…