Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
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Morocco: Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the resignation of UN Envoy for Western Sahara Köhler

23 May 2019
Horst Köhler, Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Western Sahara peace process has announced his resignation for personal reasons. The European Union commends the progress made by President Köhler. During his mandate, he has contributed to bringing a new dynamism to the Western…
EU organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

EU organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

23 May 2019
The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC), in collaboration with the University College Dublin – Center for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation organised the FREETOOL Showcase Workshop on 15-17 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. The event gathered cybercrime…
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‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…

S4D4C Science Diplomacy Workshops in Italy and Austria – Call for Applications open!

The Horizon 2020-funded S4D4C project is seeking candidates to participate in two workshops on science diplomacy taking place at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies (DA). The workshops are designed for... scientists…
Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Back in 2011, a wave of violence and radicalisation started in the Southern Mediterranean region, which was characterised by a variety of forms, such as unorganised brutality accompanying riots, insurgencies, violent attacks directed against particular targets, or random attacks regardless of the…
Emnes Working Paper 23: Innovative nascent and early stage entrepreneurship in the Southern Mediterranean – Evidence on Jordan and Morocco

EMNES Working Paper 23: Innovative nascent and early stage entrepreneurship in the Southern Mediterranean – Evidence on Jordan and Morocco

21 May 2019
Innovative entrepreneurship is typically classified as high growth entrepreneurship, as innovation is, in many cases, behind a venture’s success and represents the key to expansion and job creation. As such, it is considered to be an engine for economic growth and development. This study builds…
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The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…