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,…
Welcoming GIMED:  a genuine springboard for green entrepreneurs’ access to finance and markets in the Mediterranean

Welcoming GIMED: a genuine springboard for green entrepreneurs’ access to finance and markets in the Mediterranean

04 November 2019
The Green Impact MED Project - Positive Investments for Positive Impacts (GIMED) is a new EU-funded project, launched under the ENI-CBC Med Programme to support green entrepreneurs to better access finance and market in the Mediterranean. GIMED's main goal is to support entrepreneurs, particularly…
EU-funded meetMED to hold conference on mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation

EU-funded meetMED to hold conference on mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation

04 November 2019
A meetMED Regional Conference on “Mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation” will be held on 12 November in Cairo, Egypt. Following on the scoping missions conducted in Lebanon, Tunisia and Egypt, this event…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

30 October 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, and the Executive Director of the Regions of Climate Action (R20), Christophe Nuttall, signed a partnership agreement to promote climate finance opportunities, notably at the level of regional and local authorities and…
MEDREG Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators to highlight achievements, approach and vision in high-level Energy Forum

MEDREG Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators to highlight achievements, approach and vision in high-level Energy Forum

23 October 2019
MEDREG is organizing a high-level Energy Forum on 6 November in Brussels. The date approximatively coincides with the finalization of the plurennial Grant Contract with the European Commission and the event shall clearly highlight MEDREG’s ambitions. The Forum will highlight MEDREG’s achievements…
Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

22 October 2019
The EU-UfM Business and Governance Forum brought together in Cairo over 120 high-level actors involved in the water and financing sectors at national and regional level to discuss EU, Mediterranean and Egyptian water issues including the UfM vision, plan and action towards sustainable development…
European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) seminar

European Maritime Safety Agency hosts seminar to promote safety of life and property at sea and protect marine environment

18 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded project SAFEMED IV, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) hosted the seminar on “Enhancing your knowledge on Standards of Training and Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW)” on 8-10 October 2019. Overall, 14 participants from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya,…
EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires in Lebanon

Lebanon: EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires

17 October 2019
Lebanon has activated the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to assist in efforts to stop the spread of forest fires as up to 100 active fires have been reported in the country. In an immediate response, the EU has mobilised 6 firefighting planes: 4 of which are rescEU aircraft, 2 from Italy and 2 from…