UFM

EU-funded Union for the Mediterranean Gas Platform Conference: The Role of Liquefied Natural Gas in the Mediterranean Gas Security

17 June 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the UfM Gas Platform Conference held on 13 June in Paris. The conference tackled the key Role of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in the Mediterranean Gas Security and gathered high-level speakers including the Minister of Petroleum of Egypt and…
MEDREG is funded by the EU

Mediterranean Energy Regulatory staff got trained by the EU on the Scope and Role of Regulation

17 June 2019
From 10 to 12 June, 18 regulatory staff from 10 different Energy Regulatory Authorities members of MEDREG participated in Milan to a 3-day-training organised by MEDREG on the topic of the Scope and Role of Regulation. Through interactive lectures given by energy regulators, academics and…
MedFish4Ever

EU promotes sustainable fisheries in the Mediterranean at high-level conference on MedFish4Ever initiatives

13 June 2019
The countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea met on 11 and 12 June, in Marrakech, Morocco, for the high-level conference of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean on restoring healthy fisheries in this important sea basin. Adopted in 2017, the Declaration sets in motion a new…
MEDREG is funded by the EU

EU-funded Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators organises workshop on scope and role of regulation

11 June 2019
MEDREG is organizing a 3-day-training on 10, 11 and 12 June in Milan (Italy) for its members on the topic of the Scope and Role of Regulation. This training will consider and explain the main questions and possible answers that characterize the debate on regulatory institutional framework and…
EU to organise symposium on environmental economics and green transition

EU to organise symposium on environmental economics and green transition

07 June 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is organising the third symposium on environmental economics and the green transition in advanced and emerging markets on 13-14 June at the EBRD headquarters. The symposium will provide a platform for researchers and policy makers to…
UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities towards energy transition

UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities towards energy transition

04 June 2019
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean is organizing the 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum: Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition in Lisbon on 18 July 2019. The Forum is in line with the fulfillment of the UfM Roadmap aiming to “foster…
 MEDREG

The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators to organise its general assembly and workshop

03 June 2019
On 18 and 19 June, MEDREG will hold its 27th General Assembly in Tirana (Albania) to discuss the progress of the activities delivered under the Action Plan 2019, the cooperation with external partners and the organisation’s strategy for 2020-2022, among other things. The General Assembly will be…
EU Delegation to Egypt

The EU Delegation in Cairo reaffirms the commitment to support sustainable development of Egypt

31 May 2019
Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of EU Delegation to Egypt, and Ibrahim Laafia, Head of Cooperation, hosted together on Wednesday 29 May a Ramadan Iftar in Cairo. Several partners representing Egyptian ministries, NGOs, UN agencies, businesses, academia and EUMS were present. Ambassador Surkoš lauded…
Ambassador Ivan Surkoš

Egypt: Remarks by Ambassador Ivan Surkoš at the EU Press Iftar in Cairo

28 May 2019
Ladies and Gentlemen, Good evening… Ramadan Kareem Welcome to the EU annual Press Iftar for journalists and media professionals. Thanks for attending this important occasion which is an opportunity to discuss the most important aspects of the bilateral EU-Egypt relations. It is also an…
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,…