Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
EU Lebanon

The EU in Lebanon supports a conference on Electoral Reforms and Gender

23 May 2019
The EU in Lebanon supports a conference in Beirut on Electoral Reforms and Gender. The EU has invested a lot on electoral support to ensure Lebanese people can benefit from more inclusive and fair elections. It's time to see a strategy in place and take concrete steps to make sure electoral reforms…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
#EUMed4Business

‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…
Viva Tech award

The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
TAIEX

Lebanon: The EU supports innovation and technology

20 May 2019
The Lebanese spirit of entrepreneurship innovation deserves great support. EU's TAIEX technical assistance mission was held in Beirut to support the development of an acceleration programme for the creation of research-based innovative products services. This TAIEX is enabling academia, business…
UFM

Union for the Mediterranean promotes the Mediterranean Diet as a tool to support sustainable development in the region

20 May 2019
The second World Conference on the Revitalization of the Mediterranean Diet, organised by CIHEAM Bari and the Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures and under the auspices of the UfM, has promoted the Mediterranean diet as a lever for bridging consumption and production, in a sustainable and healthy…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…