Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…
The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

08 January 2020
The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have unanimously labelled the ENI CBC Med Programme, in particular its four thematic clusters of projects: environment and climate change, business and SMEs development, technological transfer and innovation and social inclusion and…
Africa-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: EU boosts pan-African Internet connectivity with €30 million

18 December 2019
On Wednesday 18 December, the EU has announced additional €30 million for the project “AfricaConnect”, that will provide affordable, high-capacity Internet for research and education networks across Africa. Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, said: “Affordable high-speed…
EU-Med Group of Senior Officials call for stronger regional cooperation in Research and Innovation

EU-Med Group of Senior Officials call for stronger regional cooperation in Research and Innovation

26 November 2019
The 24th meeting of the EU-Med Group of Senior Officials (EU-Med GSO) in Research and Innovation took place at the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona on 25 November 2019 in presence of UfM country representatives and partners of EU-funded projects with a focus on the…
Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

07 November 2019
The latest edition of Emerging Valley, real gateway between African and European tech, is taking place on 3-5 December 2019 in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, France. This international summit attracts investors, African start-ups and emerging digital ecosystems that want to increase their…
Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

01 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Conference on “Digital Transformation and Digital Skills for the Future”, which took place on 30 September in the Estonian capital Tallinn, marked an important step towards the UfM’s engagement with the rapidly shifting technological landscape whose character…
 EU funded “Generation What? Arabic” project

Presentation of the “Generation What? Arabic” project

30 September 2019
“Generation What” is an interactive multi-media program, originally initiated in France in 2016 by France Televisions, and subsequently implemented by public service broadcasters in 13 EU Member States and France’s Overseas Territories as well as in Asian Pacific countries. In 2018, the EU…
EU Libya

Libya: EU provides teachers with laptops and computer training

20 September 2019
During week three of the professional development programme for teachers from African community schools in the Libyan city of Sabha, funded by the European Union, the teachers received laptops and computer training. “I enjoy having a dedicated laptop to work on. I did not know about the functions…
UfM

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
#EUinLebanon

Lebanon: The latest on the EU Delegation's agenda

06 September 2019
How to make Lebanon's primary health care centres, school/education system, and water/ wastewater systems stronger for the benefit of Lebanon. The EU delegation opened its doors to civil society today. Joined also by UN, the EU wants to have a frank exchange taking stock of the commitments taken by…