EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

13 January 2020
The Center For Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is participating in the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV” that will take place on 7-10 July 2020 in Kalamata, Greece. The CRES will present a paper on the perspectives of solar cooling applications in south…
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…
EU-funded COMMON-Med project team

EU-funded COMMON-Med project team participates to a clean-up day in Italy

07 January 2020
A cleaning day was organised at Feniglia, Porto Ercole beach in Italy on 4 January 2020. More than 1 000 volunteers, including EU-funded COMMON-Med project team, participated to the event and collected over 1 000 kilos of plastic. Piero Pelù, a famous Italian singer also participated to the…
COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

COP25: EU-funded Clima-Med showcasing true-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions

26 December 2019
On 13 December at the UNFCCC COP25 in IFEMA Madrid, the Clima-Med project and the Union for the Mediterranean, (UfM) organised a joint side-event ‘’True-to-life steps to accomplish climate actions: From initiating policies to enhancing climate finance access and action implementation”. Clima-Med’s…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

19 December 2019
The third edition of the World Youth Forum in Egypt, which gathered more than 7000 participants, hosted on 16 December the first-ever Model Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), where over 90 young people of 43 different nationalities from around the globe exchanged views and recommended initiatives…
Tunisia, Lebanon : EU-funded COMMON project launched to combat marine litter

Tunisia, Lebanon : EU-funded COMMON project launched to combat marine litter

18 December 2019
The Council Hall of the Municipality of Grosseto, in Italy, hosted the presentation of COMMON (COastal Management and Monitoring Network for tackling marine litter in Mediterranean Sea), a Euro-Mediterranean project funded by the EU under the ENI CBC Med programme. The Tuscan Maremma is one of the…
COP25: Union for the Mediterranean calls for reinforced cooperation in the Mediterranean region to address the climate emergency

COP25: Union for the Mediterranean calls for reinforced cooperation in the Mediterranean region to address the climate emergency

16 December 2019
The Mediterranean region has already reached the temperature rise threshold of 1.5°, warming up 20% faster than the global average, according to the first-ever scientific report on the impact of climate and environmental change in the Mediterranean. The main conclusions of the study were presented…
First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

First Union for the Mediterranean Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing to be held in Rome

04 December 2019
The first UfM Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing, organised in the framework of the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED), will be held on 5 December 2019 in Rome, Italy. The special topic of the conference is “Public-Private Partnerships and Financial Sustainability of the Water Sector…