EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

12 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for renewable energy in Egypt by providing funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa. A joint US$ 252 million investment by the EBRD, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Overseas Private…
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Mediterranean energy regulators association event to assess achievements in terms of energy regulatory reforms in the region

07 August 2019
MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, is organising an event to take stock of the energy regulatory reforms in the Southern Mediterranean on 19 September in Brussels, Belgium. In 2018, MEDREG launched a new initiative which aimed at facilitating ongoing and forthcoming energy…
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The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum

06 August 2019
The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum with a direct grant of 500,000 euro, which will be used to cover action expenses, organization of meetings and technical studies. Read more Facebook
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Union for the Mediterranean side event on water, environment and youth in the World Water Week

02 August 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is co-organizing on 27 August a side event on Water, Environment and Youth on 27 August 2019, in the margins of the World Water Week in Stockholm. Through enhanced understanding and awareness of innovation, education, job creation and networking opportunities, this…
Cairo becomes 30th participant in fast-growing EBRD Green Cities

Cairo becomes 30th participant in fast-growing EBRD Green Cities

30 July 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) fast-expanding €1 billion urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, has reached a new milestone by signing the Egyptian capital, Cairo, as its 30th participant. Cities account for 70 per cent of energy use and 80 per cent of…
New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

29 July 2019
The 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum was held in Lisbon, Portugal on 18 July and focused on “Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition”. In this context, Ms Roberta Boniotti, MEDENER Secretary General, was invited to present the meetMED (Mitigation…
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Commission steps up EU action to protect and restore the world's forests

23 July 2019
Today the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, which host 80% of biodiversity on land, support the livelihoods of around a quarter of the world's population, and are vital to our efforts to fight…
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Egypt: The ambassador of the EU delegation visited the EU-funded project in Fayoum governorate

22 July 2019
Rural development is amongst the top priorities of European Union cooperation in Egypt. The European Union Joint Rural Development Programme funded by the EU and implemented by Italian Development Cooperation, is an excellent model of the rural development partnership with Egypt. Ambassador Ivan…