5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

14 August 2019
The 8th Technical Working Group (WG) of the 5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 18-19 September 2019. The main objectives of this meeting are to set out the state of play of the Initiative and take stock of the accomplished actions; Propose and…
EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

08 August 2019
Thanks to the support of the EU and the EIB, among others, Morocco has started its own path towards becoming a sustainable-energy country. Noor Ouarzazate solar power complex is a hands-on example of how the COP21 agreement is being converted into COP22 actions. Noor Ouarzazate is one of the…
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Mediterranean energy regulators association event to assess achievements in terms of energy regulatory reforms in the region

07 August 2019
MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, is organising an event to take stock of the energy regulatory reforms in the Southern Mediterranean on 19 September in Brussels, Belgium. In 2018, MEDREG launched a new initiative which aimed at facilitating ongoing and forthcoming energy…
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The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum

06 August 2019
The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum with a direct grant of 500,000 euro, which will be used to cover action expenses, organization of meetings and technical studies. Read more Facebook
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Union for the Mediterranean side event on water, environment and youth in the World Water Week

02 August 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is co-organizing on 27 August a side event on Water, Environment and Youth on 27 August 2019, in the margins of the World Water Week in Stockholm. Through enhanced understanding and awareness of innovation, education, job creation and networking opportunities, this…
New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

29 July 2019
The 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum was held in Lisbon, Portugal on 18 July and focused on “Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition”. In this context, Ms Roberta Boniotti, MEDENER Secretary General, was invited to present the meetMED (Mitigation…
Lebanon: EU funds study on waste reception and handling assessment

Lebanon: EU funds study on waste reception and handling assessment

26 July 2019
In the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, DNV-GL was contracted to conduct a study on Waste Reception and Handling Assessment according to the Annexes of MARPOL Annex for the ports of Tripoli, Beirut and Saida in Lebanon. Such activity was scheduled to support the development of a Waste…
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The EU behind enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of radiological and nuclear material in the Middle East

25 July 2019
A UNICRI Team went to Beirut to discuss and consult with the Lebanese authorities responsible for preventing the trafficking of radiological and nuclear (RN) material. The visit was conducted within the framework of the project CONTACT – Enhancing capacities to prevent the trafficking of…