“ 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…
EMSA newsletter, March 2020

EMSA newsletter, March 2020

27 March 2020
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has published the latest edition of its newsletter. Among the topics covered in this issue: the training on the new THETIS-Med inspection support tool for all Mediterranean MoU member countries.
European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

25 March 2020
This year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is launching its 2019 Annual Report online. This year’s report provides an overview of EED’s work during the past year, supporting activists, independent media and human rights defenders in the European…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

25 March 2020
Twenty thousand young people, educators and youth workers have benefited from Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange since its launch in 2018. Participants have built relationships with their peers from countries like Libya, Germany, Syria, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, or Finland without having to cross borders or…
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Union for the Mediterranean statement: Solidarity, resilience and hope the key to seeing us through this pandemic

24 March 2020
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean has issued the following statement: Through this statement, the Union for the Mediterranean wishes to express that, first and foremost, our thoughts are with of the citizens of the Euro-Mediterranean region, as the rise and escalation of this…
Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

24 March 2020
The full recording of the EMDESK webinar held on 25/02: "The essentials of running a H2020 project – Expert Insights” is now available. Learn about the main obligations and responsibilities of H2020 coordinators, goals and challenges of the project kick-off, tips and many more. Download the slides…
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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…
Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020: Four days to go

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020: Four days to go

19 March 2020
Applications for the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2020 are open until 22 March. The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize recognises and celebrates excellence in reporting on sustainable development issues. The prize also gives a voice to those whose vital message is often overlooked or ignored. It was created…
World Water Day: The Union for the Mediterranean steps up regional action to address water scarcity

World Water Day: The Union for the Mediterranean steps up regional action to address water scarcity

18 March 2020
On World Water Day, held under the thematic “Water and Climate change”, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) emphasises the need for regional dialogue to address common challenges related to water scarcity. At the core of its mission, and within the framework of the ministerial mandate entrusted…