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,…
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The EU in Lebanon supports a conference on Electoral Reforms and Gender

23 May 2019
The EU in Lebanon supports a conference in Beirut on Electoral Reforms and Gender. The EU has invested a lot on electoral support to ensure Lebanese people can benefit from more inclusive and fair elections. It's time to see a strategy in place and take concrete steps to make sure electoral reforms…
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 organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

EU organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

23 May 2019
The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC), in collaboration with the University College Dublin – Center for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation organised the FREETOOL Showcase Workshop on 15-17 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. The event gathered cybercrime…
Young Mediterranean Voices bring Mediterranean initiatives to the European Parliament during the Youth Week

Young Mediterranean Voices bring Mediterranean initiatives to the European Parliament during the Youth Week

22 May 2019
Young Mediterranean voices (YMV) from Libya and Malta showcased methodologies for dialogue and cultural intelligence at the Brussels-based European Youth Week. During the session that took place on 29 April at the European Parliament, the two delegates highlighted the importance of youth…
EU helps rehabilitate schools in Libya

EU helps rehabilitate schools in Libya

22 May 2019
UNICEF, in cooperation with the Libyan Ministry of Education, have recently completed rehabilitation of 2 out of 10 planned schools. 2, 500 pupils have now access to clean water and sanitation facilities and can enjoy healthy learning environment. Proper water, sanitation and hygiene…
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Lebanon: EU to reinforce Airport Security to counter-terrorism

22 May 2019
Aviation security is a key priority in the cooperation between EU and Lebanon on counter-terrorism. Check out this video and learn about some of the important changes that will be happening at the Rafic Hariri International Airport-Beirut to ensure passenger safety. The project is implemented by…
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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.…