Microplastics: EU-funded COMMON project puts marine species under observation

Microplastics: EU-funded COMMON project puts marine species under observation

08 April 2020
Sardines, red mullets, sea breams, cods, anchovies, tuna and red prawns: these are just some of the 116 species affected by marine litter, according to the ISPRA researchers, whose studies assess the presence of plastics and microplastics in the gastrointestinal tract to document their ingestion…
EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

07 April 2020
SME4SMARTCITIES has just launched a survey targeting representative cities in the Mediterranean area to better understand what are the main economic, social and environmental problems and challenges they faced, and (if existing) the actual solutions they are applying to reduce/correct their impact…
EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

06 April 2020
The TEX-MED ALLIANCES project is currently working to assure the supply chain of textile sanitary materials that are highly demanded due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mapping the industrial capacities in terms of production of personal protection equipment, masks, protective gloves and glasses for…
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Survey open until 7 May to assess MSME’s digitalization in North and South Mediterranean

02 April 2020
A survey conducted under the research agenda of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies has been launched to seek to establish the level of digital engagement of MSMEs in the North and South Mediterranean, as well as their digital capability, the barriers they may face, their digital…
Tunisia: EU-funded project works on sensitizing younger generations on climate change effects

Tunisia: EU-funded project works on sensitizing younger generations on climate change effects

02 April 2020
As part of World Water Day, the FASTER team organized an info day for pupils and young generation of the primary school of Chaker Neighborhood at Borj Touil region (Tunisia) at the beginning of March to raise awareness on the importance of water and its role to play in the climate change adaptation…
DiafrikInvest: Business meetings for a sustainable economic and social development

Business Forum DiafrikInvest: Business meetings for a sustainable economic and social development

30 March 2020
As part of the international acceleration programme DiafrikInvest, an initiative co-financed by the European Union which supports more than 70 entrepreneurs in their access to African markets and their search for financing, the 2nd Business Forum in Tunisia brought together more than 250…
“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

30 March 2020
The EU-funded Technical Assistance regional Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality published a video titled “ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth” which provides an overview of the ecological challenges that the Mediterranean region is facing today and what role the…
The European Union provides €82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

The European Union provides €82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

26 March 2020
The European Union is a strategic and predictable partner of UNRWA and a major provider of assistance to Palestine refugees, whose needs are met by the Agency.  With the provision of funding worth €82 million for 2020, the European Union will allow UNRWA to continue providing access to education…
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Union for the Mediterranean statement: Solidarity, resilience and hope the key to seeing us through this pandemic

24 March 2020
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean has issued the following statement: Through this statement, the Union for the Mediterranean wishes to express that, first and foremost, our thoughts are with of the citizens of the Euro-Mediterranean region, as the rise and escalation of this…
Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

24 March 2020
The full recording of the EMDESK webinar held on 25/02: "The essentials of running a H2020 project – Expert Insights” is now available. Learn about the main obligations and responsibilities of H2020 coordinators, goals and challenges of the project kick-off, tips and many more. Download the slides…