Mediterranean Regulators Lead Discussions on the Future of Gas and Renewable Energy Developments

Mediterranean regulators lead discussions on the future of gas and renewable energy developments

12 November 2019
On 6 November in Brussels, MEDREG held its energy Forum entitled “At the Forefront of Pro-active and Resilient Energy Regulation”, which saw the participation of nearly 80 key energy experts who exchanged on gas and renewable energy developments in the Mediterranean region through a pro-active…
AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
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,…
EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

04 November 2019
The African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) hosted a two-day meeting in Paris last week, with a focus on how the private sector can help boost renewable energy investments in Africa. The EU co-funded this meeting, moved by the…
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…
THE NEXT SOCIETY: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour

EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY project: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour in Wallonia for the South-Med Clusters

29 October 2019
The third benchmarking visits and training of EU-funded project THE NEXT SOCIETY started on Monday 28 October 2019. After Catalonia, in Spain and Piedmont, in Italy, this time benchmarking visits and training activities are taking place in Belgium. 12 cluster managers, cluster representatives and…