#EUBeachCleanUp: EU organises record number of cleaning actions worldwide

20 September 2019
On beaches across Europe and the world, EU staff are joining hands with local communities to clean up marine litter as part of the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign. Launched on 19 August, this year's campaign will run through October, culminating on Saturday 21 September, the International Coastal CleanUp…

EU-Neighbourhood Partner Countries cooperation help dismantle criminal networks in the Mediterranean

20 September 2019
A maritime border operation coordinated by INTERPOL has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean. Operation Neptune II (24 July – 8 September) focused on the threats posed by suspected FTFs potentially using maritime routes between…

UfM Senior Officials meeting

18 September 2019

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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The EU delegation to Palestine: Beach clean up

18 September 2019
Each year, the EU organises the EU Beach Clean-up in all beaches around the world, including Gaza Beach! Meet the EU delegation to Palestine on Monday 23 September 2019 at 09:00 at Ajleen Beach in Gaza to make the beach cleaner. Read more Facebook
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Energy transition: EU-funded meetMED technical mission to Palestine kicks off this week

16 September 2019
The French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME) and the Palestinian Energy Centre (PEC) are jointly organising a technical mission to Ramallah, Palestine, on 17-19 September 2019, as part of the EU-funded project meetMED and the activities of the Workstream “National Renewable…

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…