First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

04 December 2019
The first UfM Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing, organised in the framework of the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED), will be held on 5 December 2019 in Rome, Italy. The special topic of the conference is “Public-Private Partnerships and Financial Sustainability of the Water Sector…
EU cross-border cooperation programme holds meeting to review state of play of ongoing projects and discuss future activities

EU cross-border cooperation programme holds meeting to review state of play of ongoing projects and discuss future activities

04 December 2019
The national delegations of the 14 participating countries will meet in Amman, Jordan, on the 4-5 December 2019 on the occasion of the sixth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC), the decision-making body of the EU-funded ENI CBC Med Programme. The members of the JMC will approve the…
President von der Leyen

Speech by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the COP25 in Madrid

03 December 2019
In ten days from now, the European Commission will present the European Green Deal. Our goal is to be the first climate neutral continent by 2050. If we want to achieve that goal, we have to act now, we have to implement our policies now. Because we know that this transition needs a generational…
Clima-Med project at COP 25

Clima-Med to showcase regional actions tackling climate change in the South Mediterranean jointly with the UfM during the COP25 in Madrid, Spain

03 December 2019
The Clima-Med project is joining the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that will take place in Madrid, Spain from 2-13 December 2019, under the Presidency of the Government of Chile. Together with…
HR/VP Josep Borrell

HR/VP Josep Borrell: A stronger European Union within a better, greener and safer world

02 December 2019
On 1 December, Josep Borrell assumed the post of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. " I am privileged and honoured to take up the role of the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and…
EuroMeSCo ENI Project

EuroMeSCo ENI Project : last workshops of the project

02 December 2019
EuroMeSCo ENI Project organises, this week, the last workshops of the project which is reaching the end of its duration (2015-2019). Entitled " The Role of China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Beyond Economic Interests", the first workshop will be held on 3 of December in Warsow. The…
EDU SYRIA programme: a football match to build bridges between Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities

EDU SYRIA programme: a football match to build bridges between Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities

02 December 2019
EDU-SYRIA Project, funded by the European Union and managed by the German Jordanian University (GJU), organised friendly football matches for the students enrolled in the Programme. The final game was held on 1 December 2019, under the patronage of the EU Ambassador to Jordan, H.E Ms. Maria…
EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

02 December 2019
On 11-12 November 2019, the second Euro-Mediterranean Communicator’s Workshop and a high-level event on public communication and migration were held in Athens, Greece in the framework of the EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4) programme. The joint event was hosted by the Greek Ministry for Citizen…
Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region, including the crises in Iran, Iraq and Lebanon

Speech by Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region, including the crises in Iran, Iraq and Lebanon

29 November 2019
Here are some excerpts of Federica Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region: Let me say a few words on Lebanon, where protests have led to the Prime Minister's resignation. Lebanon is a very special partner for the European…
Federica Mogherini

Speech by Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in Israel and Palestine, including the settlements

28 November 2019
Here are some excerpts of Federica Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in Israel and Palestine, including the settlements: Today, the very idea of two States has come under attack from many sides as never before. Yet we should all know that the two-state…