Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

14 December 2018
In the framework of the Ninth Conference of Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+5) held in Nouakchott (Mauritania) on 11-12 December 2018, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM in the promotion of regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of…
UfM at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

The Union for the Mediterranean at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

13 December 2018
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has actively participated in COP24 in Poland, where it has presented two studies on the impact of climate change and on the state of play of climate finance in the region. A call for action towards a shared Mediterranean Climate Agenda is…
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Energy regulators across Europe and the Eastern and Mediterranean region sign cooperation arrangement

13 December 2018
Three regional associations of energy regulatory authorities signed a Cooperation Arrangement yesterday in Vienna, Austria, that will strengthen regulatory cooperation between energy regulators across Europe through to the Mediterranean, South East Europe and Black Sea regions. The Council of…
Lebanon

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supports trade in Lebanon

13 December 2018
Strengthening trade from and within Lebanon, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 75 million trade finance line to Bank Audi, the largest commercial bank in Lebanon and one of the leading regional banks. By joining the EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme (…
EBSOMED

EU-funded project provides Economic Development Master classes to Mediterranean executives

12 December 2018
The Economic Development Master Classes are being launched as part of EBSOMED, a project co-financed by the European Union to strengthen business support organisations and business networks in the southern neighbourhood. The Economic Development Master Classes are certified training courses for…
2018 ClimaMed regional photo contest first prize

EU-funded ClimaMed announced 2018 regional photo contest winners

12 December 2018
The EU-funded ClimaMed project has announced the winners of its regional photo contest 2018. The regional competition, organized by Clima-Med in collaboration with the European Union, was launched on November 16th to bring awareness on how climate is affecting daily life and landscapes in South…
EU-Lebanon

The EU in Lebanon organises a press conference to launch a health programme for vulnerable populations

12 December 2018
The European Union in Lebanon and Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO, are organising a joint press conference to launch a new health programme in support of the most vulnerable populations in Lebanon. The press conference will take place on Tuesday 18 December 2018 at…
D-Jil

The EU co-financed project D-Jil launches a second call for projects giving a voice to young people in the Arab world

12 December 2018
CFI is currently looking for online media project leaders for its EU funded support programme for young people in the Arab world. CFI is a public sector operator funded primarily by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs who wants to promote development for the media of the countries of…
Snap For Human Rights

The EU and Lebanon Stand Up for Human Rights

11 December 2018
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights, the European Union in Lebanon earlier this year launched a social media competition 'Snap for Human Rights'. The public was invited to post a photo linked to one of four human rights issues: Freedom of Speech, Refugee…
SAFEMED IV

EU funded SAFEMED IV project organises a seminar for ENP-South countries

10 December 2018
In the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, EMSA has undertaken the organisation of the Med MoU PSC Seminar. The seminar was hosted at EMSA premises, in Lisbon, from 26 to 29 November 2018. Overall, 16 participants from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia have…