meetMED professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) -  Training report

meetMED professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - Training report

23 January 2020
The meetMED project has just published the conclusions of the professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises that took place in December 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Vivid discussions enabled the exchange of experiences and best practices among the participants, thus a…
EuMedRail Bulletin October 2019

EuMedRail Bulletin October 2019

23 January 2020
The third edition of the EUMedRail Bulletin focuses on project activities, in particular on the Seminar on the tasks of the National Safety Authorities held in Amiens and The Hague, hosted by EPSF and LIT, and the Workshop on Safety Management System and Safety Culture that took place in Belgrade…
MEDREG report - Transparency of Gas Transmission, LNG and Storage Infrastructure in Energy Community and Mediterranean Region - Compliance Monitoring

MEDREG report - Transparency of gas transmission, liquefied natural gas and storage infrastructure in energy community and Mediterranean region

03 January 2020
This report assesses the level of transparency in gas infrastructures – transmission pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities and storages – among the members of the Association for the Mediterranean Regulators (MEDREG) and the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB). This monitoring exercise…
Annual Report 2019 on the implementation of the European Union’s instruments for financing external actions in 2018

Annual Report 2019 on the implementation of the European Union’s instruments for financing external actions in 2018

26 December 2019
This Annual Report 2019, covering actions in 2018, shows how the European Union maintained its commitment to promoting sustainable development and security worldwide and explored new ways to make external action more effective than before. The report also demonstrates how the EU and its partners…
Opinion Poll 2019 - Egypt

Opinion Poll 2019 - Egypt (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Poll shows most Egyptians have a positive impression of the EU Fifty-five per cent of Egyptians have a positive or fairly positive image of the EU and 76% describe the relation between the EU and their country as very or fairly positive. More, seventy-one per cent of those who knew that the EU…
MEDREG Working group on Environment, Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RES WG) final report– Analysis of auction mechanisms to promote RES

MEDREG Working group on Environment, Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RES WG) final report– Analysis of auction mechanisms to promote RES

20 December 2019
This document seeks to analyse the renewable energy auction mechanisms applied in the Mediterranean basin and on the international level. It describes various types and aspects of renewable energy auction schemes, drawing on the actual experiences of the countries under study. It also assesses the…
Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

20 December 2019
Recent accelerated climate change has exacerbated existing environmental problems in the Mediterranean Basin that are caused by the combination of changes in land use, increasing pollution and declining biodiversity. In most impact domains (such as water, ecosystems, food, health and security),…
MEDREG Consumer Working Group – Regulatory practices on handling technical and non-technical losses for electricity

MEDREG Consumer Working Group – Regulatory practices on handling technical and non-technical losses for electricity

12 December 2019
This report provides a picture of power losses among MEDREG members. It gives an  overview of the situation of MEDREG members with regard to power losses , through an analysis of the factors affecting power losses. Furthermore, this report provides  recommendations on reducing power losses from…
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…
EMNES Working paper 026 – Disentangling the impact of trade barriers on wages: evidence from the MENA region

EMNES Working paper 026 – Disentangling the impact of trade barriers on wages: evidence from the MENA region

29 November 2019
This paper proposes a comprehensive assessment of the effect of different trade barriers (tariffs, non-tariff measures and services restrictions) on wages in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These disparities are studied in four dimensions: wage premiums, gender (males versus females…