EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

13 January 2020
The Center For Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is participating in the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV” that will take place on 7-10 July 2020 in Kalamata, Greece. The CRES will present a paper on the perspectives of solar cooling applications in south…
The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

08 January 2020
The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have unanimously labelled the ENI CBC Med Programme, in particular its four thematic clusters of projects: environment and climate change, business and SMEs development, technological transfer and innovation and social inclusion and…
COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

26 December 2019
On 13 December at the UNFCCC COP25 in IFEMA Madrid, the Clima-Med project and the Union for the Mediterranean, (UfM) organised a joint side-event ‘’True-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions: From initiating policies to enhancing climate finance access and action implementation”. Clima-Med’s…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invests in environmental projects in Jordan

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invests in environmental projects in Jordan

26 December 2019
The four-million-strong population of Jordan’s capital Amman will benefit from the expansion and rehabilitation of the Al-Shaer waste transfer station, currently the city’s only operational waste facility, thanks to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) support. The Bank is…
Achieving zero waste in the Mediterranean: start of the EU-funded MED-InA project

Achieving zero waste in the Mediterranean: start of the EU-funded MED-InA project

26 December 2019
The ENI CBC Med program has launched MED-InA, a €2 million European project which aims at implementing a "Zero Waste" strategy in 3 municipalities: Irbid in Jordan, La Marsa in Tunisia and the selected municipality within the Ribera Region in Spain by: Coaching citizens towards more responsible…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

20 December 2019
This opinion poll has been designed to assess the current levels of awareness among the general public about EU support in the Southern Neighbourhood countries, as well as public attitudes towards, and perceptions of the European Union in these countries. A key focus of the study are 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),…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

19 December 2019
The third edition of the World Youth Forum in Egypt, which gathered more than 7000 participants, hosted on 16 December the first-ever Model Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), where over 90 young people of 43 different nationalities from around the globe exchanged views and recommended initiatives…