Environnement - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind

12 December 2019
The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all. President Ursula von der Leyen said…
Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

12 December 2019
Monther Hind, director general of the Palestinian Wastewater Engineers Group (PWEG) and project manager of MEDISS, has met with the Palestinian beneficiaries of the project in Jericho, namely the Palm Farm Cooperatives Association and its President Mr Ghazi Zahir. MEDISS project, 'Mediterranean…
Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, North Africa Window

EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: new actions of almost €150 million to tackle human smuggling, protect vulnerable people and stabilise communities in North Africa

12 December 2019
The European Union – via the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, North Africa Window - adopted four new migration-related actions totalling €147.7 million that will support Morocco in tackling human smuggling and irregular migration; improve the living conditions in Libyan communities and protect…
EU-funded meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean: building a way forward for EE in appliances

EU-funded meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean: building a way forward for EE in appliances

12 December 2019
On 4 and 5 December 2019, 20 experts from Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Portugal gathered at the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona, Spain for the first meeting of the UfM Working Group (WG) on Energy…
Global Climate City Challenge

Global Climate City Challenge: a Clima-Med partner city selected

12 December 2019
At the UN Climate Change COP25, five frontrunner cities have been selected for their ambitious and potentially transformative urban climate projects that could receive technical support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to get their projects off the ground. The following cities: Cotonou (…
Multipurpose buildings inauguration at Bethlehem

The EU, Denmark and the Palestinian Authority inaugurate multipurpose buildings in Area C villages near Bethlehem

12 December 2019
The European Union, Denmark and the Palestinian Authority inaugurated on 11 December two multipurpose buildings in Al Ma’sarah and Marah Mi’allah villages in Bethlehem governorate. Both buildings are located in Area C of the West Bank. The total area of the two buildings is 630 square meters and…
EU-funded project provides training on energy audits in industrial small to medium-sized enterprises

EU-funded project provides training on energy audits in industrial small to medium-sized enterprises

11 December 2019
The meetMED training seminar on the methodology for the elaboration of energy audits in industrial Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) is taking place from 8 to 12 December 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Hosted by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), this event is…
Energy regulators exchange at the highest level to respond to the challenges of growing role of gas and renewable energy in the Mediterranean

Energy regulators exchange at the highest level to respond to the challenges of growing role of gas and renewable energy in the Mediterranean

11 December 2019
Yesterday, the Presidents and Commissioners of Mediterranean Energy Regulatory Authorities gathered in Rome to exchange approaches and good practices with regards to renewable energy development and the growing role of gas, which imply important challenges and require the adaption of the energy…
Thematic event to discover how EU cross-border cooperation programme ENI CBC Med fosters development of youth and women professional skills

Thematic event to discover how EU cross-border cooperation programme ENI CBC Med fosters development of youth and women professional skills

10 December 2019
The Region of Lazio, in collaboration with the Region of Puglia and in agreement with the Managing of the EU-funded ENI CBC Med Programme, is organizing a thematic event dedicated to highlight how Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, and in particular the ENI CBC Med Programme, supports and fosters the…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development fosters small businesses in Tunisia

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development fosters small businesses in Tunisia

09 December 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening the competitiveness of small firms in Tunisia by increasing the availability of funds, with a €5 million loan to Compagnie Internationale de Leasing (CIL). These funds will help CIL finance small local businesses, a…