UfM Business Forum

18 April 2019
UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

17 April 2019
The UfM Climate Week took place on 9-11 April in Barcelona, Spain, gathering a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…). Several climate-related meetings were organised to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate…
Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

16 April 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) held together the conference “Recognition of higher education qualifications: Where does the Euro-Mediterranean region stand?” at the headquarters of the UfM Secretariat in Barcelona on 12 April…
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The EU for the better integration of immigrants in regions

15 April 2019
The highlight video of the 134's European Committee of Region is live. From the new #Regions4Integration initiative for the better integration of immigrants in regions and the demand for more efficient financing of local communities, to the commemoration ceremony in memory of Pawel Adamowicz, this…
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EU to facilitate financing for small businesses in Africa and the European Neighbourhood

15 April 2019
The European Commission makes available €4.2 million under the External Investment Plan to help banks in Africa and the European Neighbourhood better assist underfinanced sectors. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed this support agreement last week in…
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EU-funded project held higher Education Conference for Jordanian and Syrian students

12 April 2019
Jordanian Syrian HOPES-Madad students have shared their concerns, ambitions and future plans after graduation during a two-day regional conference on higher education. More than 110 representatives met to discuss latest achievements, innovative and realistic solutions for employability, blended…
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A digital marathon to celebrate the 25 years of the European Training Foundation

11 April 2019
A digital marathon is organised today to celebrate the 100 years of the International Labour Organization and the 25 years of the European Training Foundation. Join the #ILO100 global tour debate on the future of learning: Live on Thursday 11 April (16:00-17:00 CET) from the International Training…
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Europe remains the world's biggest development donor – €74.4 billion in 2018

11 April 2019
The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's leading provider of official development assistance in 2018 and stepped up their efforts directed at developing countries. This was confirmed by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on…