delegation of the EBSOMED project visiting the International Trade Centre

EU-funded EBSOMED : visit of a delegtion to Geneva to meet representatives from the International Trade Centre

06 November 2019
As part of the development of the business country desk (BCD), a delegation of the EBSOMED project visited the International Trade Centre (ITC-Euromed Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism) at Geneva to meet representatives from the market development division for a preliminary meeting on the…
Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+: EU will invest over €3 billion in young Europeans and Africans to study or train abroad in 2020

05 November 2019
Today, the European Commission published its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. 2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.  As in 2019, this year's call will offer additional opportunities to…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

30 October 2019
UfM Secretary General, Nasser Kamel, participated yesterday in the 4th EU-Arab World Summit in Athens, held on 29-30 October under the title “A Strategic Partnership”. Established in 2016, the EU-Arab World Summit is an international forum of economic and political dialogue between the EU and the…
MedSNAIL project

Supporting sustainable farming: launch of EU-funded MedSNAIL project

24 October 2019
EU-funded project Sustainable Networks for Agro-food Innovation Leading in the Mediterranean (MedSNAIL) has been launched under the framework of ENI CBC Med programme. With a total budget of 2 million €, the three-year project includes seven countries: Spain, Italy, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia,…
EU flag

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…
Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…
Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

23 October 2019
What if abandoned ruins become the key factor to develop the economy of entire regions? That is what the CROSSDEV project ('Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean') intends to realize in 4 Mediterranean countries: Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. Its…
YEM Regional Workshop in Lebanon

Youth Employment in the Mediterranean (YEM) regional workshop on digital and entrepreneurial skills in the South Mediterranean

23 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded Youth Employment in the Mediterranean Project (YEM) project, UNESCO Beirut organised a regional workshop on mainstreaming digital and entrepreneurial skills into TVET systems in the South Mediterranean countries. Countries in the South Mediterranean region are…
2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum

2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum takes women business to the next level

18 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is organising the third edition of Women Business Forum (WBF) in the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The WBF aims at providing a platform for dialogue, exchange of experience and networking opportunities for…