Devising new ways to foster regional industrial cooperation in times of COVID-19

29-10-2020
Devising new ways to foster regional industrial cooperation in times of COVID-19
Devising new ways to foster regional industrial cooperation in times of COVID-19
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The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Industrial Cooperation convened yesterday in a virtual format, bringing together representatives of the UfM Secretariat, the European Commission, public authorities, business associations from Northern and Southern Mediterranean countries and international organisations.

The meeting saw the presentation by the European Commission of a number of new EU policies, including the industrial policy, the green and the digital transition and the strategy for Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

It was also the occasion to take stock of the implementation of the 2018-2020 UfM Work Program on Industrial Cooperation, extended one more year with a special focus on its last pillar: social economy.

The participants outlined a roadmap to set the groundwork for the future Work Program beyond 2021, taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the pathway for the recovery as well as the new EU policies abovementioned.

 

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