EUBAM Libya launches its Technical Coordination Forum

23 June 2021
EUBAM Libya launched its Technical Coordination Forum for EU institutions and Member States, aiming to enhance cooperation between them and our Libyan counterparts. In this 1st event, the Libyan Border Guards presented a well-received strategic review of their priorities and needs. Participants…
Horizon Europe Regional Workshop

Horizon Europe Regional Workshop to bring together stakeholders from the EUROMED region

23 June 2021
The European Commission, in collaboration with the UfM, is organising a workshop aiming to bring together multiple stakeholders concerned with R&I in the EUROMED region on 8 July 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The workshop will update participants on the EU Global approach to research and innovation…
SOLE Project

SOLE: partners assessed the launch of pilot energy efficiency actions in selected public buildings

23 June 2021
A technical meeting regarding the assessment of the pilot actions foreseen in the SOLE Project took place. Pilots deals with public buildings and actions are aimed to improve their energy efficiency, through material interventions and raising awareness activities. The meeting was organized as part…
Best practice in accident and incident investigation

Promoting of best practice in accident and incident investigation in the EuroMed region

23 June 2021
On 15 and 16 June, representatives from national authorities and railway operators of Egypt, Israel, Morocco, and Tunisia took part in international workshops organised in the scope of the EUMedRail project. The aim was to discuss the setting-up of a permanent and independent investigation body as…

EIB steps up support to Palestinian private sector

23 June 2021
The EIB signed three lines of credit with Bank of Palestine, Quds Bank and Palestine Investment Bank in the amount of USD 50 million, USD 32 million and USD 20 million , respectively, which will be on-lent to local SMEs. The EIB also signed a Letter of Intent with the& Palestine Monetary…
Morocco’s Switchers Support National Partnership

Morocco: call for applications for the Green Entrepreneurship programme

23 June 2021
Morocco’s Switchers Support National Partnership has just launched its call for applications for the Green Entrepreneurship programme, which aims to train 120 entrepreneurs in the ideation phase and 15 entrepreneurs in the creation phase, a major new opportunity that is being coordinated by the …

Morocco: SwitchMed’s Training of Trainers programme replicated

23 June 2021
In Morocco, having completed a training of trainers’ series, the Centre des Très Petites Entreprises Solidaires (CTPES) has replicated this course and provided it for trainers from organizations participating in the Moroccan Switchers Support National Partnership. This activity is part of…

UfM Regional Dialogue: enhancing skills for better employability

22 June 2021
Social dialogue as an instrument of change has undergone several adjustments in the Mediterranean countries, leading its actors to be more and more involved in the social, economic, and environmental decision-making process. This virtual discussion will provide an opportunity to build on past…
Anaerobic Gasification Unit

EU-funded Anaerobic Gasification Unit opens in Egypt

22 June 2021
The European Union delegation in Egypt visited Fayoum for the opening ceremony of the Gasification Unit. The EU funds the Gasification Unit as part of the Rural Development project, in cooperation with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation &CEDARE, with the aim of transforming waste…

EU-funded NAWAMED to foster separate systems for recycling water in Jordan

22 June 2021
During the national meeting organized by the University of Jordan (UJ), stakeholders identified and debated about specific obstacles occurring within the country/regional context and came up with strategies on how to tackle such obstacles in order to facilitate the application of non-conventional…