World Innovation and Creativity day : EU-funded FEMISE takes a stand

World Innovation and Creativity day : EU-funded FEMISE takes a stand

24 April 2019
On world creativity and innovation day, celebrated on April 21st, FEMISE and its researchers’ network gave some insights and analysis on the Mediterranean innovation context. All researchers agree to say that the international context, economic competitiveness, and growth partly require innovation…
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Israel: The EU encourages the local community to apply to call for proposals

24 April 2019
Representatives from Israeli ministries, local authorities, civil society organisations and the private sector were encouraged by the EU and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to apply to the open call for proposals under the Cross Border Cooperation Mediterranean programme. The European Neighbourhood…
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Watch a video about the Winner of the EU regional photo contest, "Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean’’

23 April 2019
On Earth Day the EU reiterate its support for environmental protection. The EU-funded Clima-Med, "Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean’’ launched a regional photo contest to distinguish talented citizens from South Mediterranean countries who create a positive impact by shaping and promoting…
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

23 April 2019
As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

17 April 2019
The UfM Climate Week took place on 9-11 April in Barcelona, Spain, gathering a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…). Several climate-related meetings were organised to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate…
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Speech by HR/VP Mogherini at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the US recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and the possible annexation of the West Bank settlements

17 April 2019
Today we discuss with this debate two separate issues, both originate from the war of 1967 but they are separate ones: on one hand, the decision by the US Administration to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory; and on the other, the Israeli government’s settlement policy in the West…
Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

16 April 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) held together the conference “Recognition of higher education qualifications: Where does the Euro-Mediterranean region stand?” at the headquarters of the UfM Secretariat in Barcelona on 12 April…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

16 April 2019
The EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held a core skill course for Accident Investigation at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1-5 April 2019. Sixteen participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia attended the…
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The EU for the better integration of immigrants in regions

15 April 2019
The highlight video of the 134's European Committee of Region is live. From the new #Regions4Integration initiative for the better integration of immigrants in regions and the demand for more efficient financing of local communities, to the commemoration ceremony in memory of Pawel Adamowicz, this…