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,…
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EU sends planes to help Israel to tackle forest fires

24 May 2019
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle forest fires, following a request for assistance from the Israeli authorities last night (23 May). In an immediate response, the European Union has already helped mobilise 4 firefighting planes (2 from Italy and 2 from Cyprus) to be…
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…
EU organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

EU organises workshop to showcase open source tools for cybercrime investigation and digital forensics

23 May 2019
The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC), in collaboration with the University College Dublin – Center for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation organised the FREETOOL Showcase Workshop on 15-17 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. The event gathered cybercrime…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme to organise capacity-building workshops

23 May 2019
Capacity-building workshops, planned in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals of the ENI CBC MED programme, will take place in different Mediterranean countries in June. The workshops are scheduled as follows: - Cairo (Egypt) on 10-11 June. - Ramallah (Palestine) on 11-12 June. - Tunis (…
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The EU Delegation to Israel held an official event at the Eurovision village in Tel Aviv

22 May 2019
To mark Europe Day 2019, the EU Delegation to Israel held an official event at the Eurovision village in Tel Aviv. At the reception, special addresses were given by President of Israel, Mr. Reuven 'Ruvi' Rivlin, Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Ron Huldai, and EU Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret. "…
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‘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.…
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Israel: EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret meets with students at the University of Haifa

21 May 2019
Continuing the Europe Day celebrations and activities, EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret met with students and spoke at the University of Haifa, which hosted a European market place and an international conference on the subject: "Migration in Europe: Past, Present, Future". Around 80 High School…