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,…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

23 May 2019
Capacity-building workshops, planned in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals of the ENI CBC MED programme, will take place in different Mediterranean countries in June. The workshops are scheduled as follows: - Cairo (Egypt) on 10-11 June. - Ramallah (Palestine) on 11-12 June. - Tunis (…
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The EU Delegation to Israel held an official event at the Eurovision village in Tel Aviv

22 May 2019
To mark Europe Day 2019, the EU Delegation to Israel held an official event at the Eurovision village in Tel Aviv. At the reception, special addresses were given by President of Israel, Mr. Reuven 'Ruvi' Rivlin, Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Ron Huldai, and EU Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret. "…
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‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…
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The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
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Israel: EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret meets with students at the University of Haifa

21 May 2019
Continuing the Europe Day celebrations and activities, EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret met with students and spoke at the University of Haifa, which hosted a European market place and an international conference on the subject: "Migration in Europe: Past, Present, Future". Around 80 High School…
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A special day organised by the EU at the Hebrew University

20 May 2019
The European Forum at the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the EU Delegation, hosted a special day of activities to mark Europe Day, aimed at introducing students to European Studies options at the university. Read more Facebook
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EU helps Israel electricity regulator prepare to open its wholesale electricity market to competition

20 May 2019
The Israeli Electricity Authority (PUA) got trained in a two-day course facilitated by MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, in Jerusalem on 14 and 15 May, with the aim to enhance their understanding of the electricity market framework in Europe that can provide guidance on…