EC and Egypt sign the Implementing Arrangement finalizing Egypt's participation in PRIMA

The European Commission and Egypt sign the Implementing Arrangement finalizing Egypt's participation in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA)

19 September 2019
The European Commission (EC) and Egypt signed an Implementing Arrangement for mutual assistance under Article 2 of the ‘Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Union and the Arab Republic of Egypt setting out the terms and conditions for the participation of the…

UfM Senior Officials meeting

18 September 2019
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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators MEDREG looks into its communication strategy and future activities for 2020-2022

18 September 2019
The 13th MEDREG Communication Officers (Cos) Network meeting is taking place today in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting will brainstorm on the MEDREG’s communication strategy for 2020-2022, and the future activities and deliverables that could be developed to promote both the association’s technical…
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Plastic Free Israel: EU Beach Cleanup

17 September 2019
According to studies, by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. The EU has now banned selected single-use products made of plastic, most often found on European beaches, to in order to reduce marine plastic litter. Some of the things you can do: . Separate your plastic bottles into…
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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators looks into ways to reduce network losses

12 September 2019
On 11 September 2019, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) Consumer Working Group (CUS WG) met in Milan to discuss the ongoing drafting of the report on "Regulatory Practices on Handling Technical and Non-Technical Losses". The report will collect several case studies from…
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The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
The Union for the Mediterranean steps up its efforts to counter land degradation in the Mediterranean

The Union for the Mediterranean steps up its efforts to counter land degradation in the Mediterranean

10 September 2019
The Mediterranean region is characterized by an acute scarcity of land resources suitable for production, due to aridity, inherently poor soils in many areas, and poor land management. To tackle desertification, the 14th session of Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to…
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EU-funded Clima-Med project in Morocco for a training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans

09 September 2019
EU-funded Clima-Med project was in Rabat for a two-day training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans (SEACAPs) , with representatives of national authorities and municipalities in Morocco. The workshops were organised in collaboration with Association Marocaine pour…
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2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…