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Speech by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the COP25 in Madrid

03 December 2019
In ten days from now, the European Commission will present the European Green Deal. Our goal is to be the first climate neutral continent by 2050. If we want to achieve that goal, we have to act now, we have to implement our policies now. Because we know that this transition needs a generational…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

28 November 2019
The training on port facility security under the Maritime Security component of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 19 – 20 November 2019 at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon. 14 participants from Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia attended the…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…
Moroccan merchant marine inspectors benefited from EU-funded training on Port State Control

Moroccan merchant marine inspectors benefited from EU-funded training on Port State Control

15 October 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organized a training on Port State Control in Morocco on 7-11 October 2019, within the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project. 14 inspectors from the Merchant Marine Directorate participated in the training. Port State Control (PSC) is the inspection of foreign…
EU-funded SAFEMED project reviews activities performed and endorses 2020-2021 Action Plan

EU-funded SAFEMED project reviews activities performed and endorses 2020-2021 Action Plan

01 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organised the 3rd SAFEMED IV Steering Committee in early September 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. The meeting was attended by various participants from the project’s beneficiary countries, namely from Egypt…
EU-funded SAFEMED provides training to Vessel Traffic Service Supervisors of partner countries

EU-funded SAFEMED provides training to Vessel Traffic Service Supervisors of partner countries

30 September 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organised a training for Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Supervisors. Overall, ten participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia have undergone the training early this month in Turku,…
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EU Climate Diplomacy Week begins

25 September 2019
On 24 September, the EU joined in the second Climate Diplomacy Week of 2019. Until 6 October, EU Delegations and embassies of several EU Member States around the world are holding various events to foster dialogue and cooperation on climate change, showcase success stories and inspire further…