World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

22 March 2019
World Water Day is celebrated on March 22nd and this year its theme is “Leave no one behind”. The event is an opportunity for FEMISE and its partners to take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean, where the water problem has become a crucial issue. “The Mediterranean represents only 7% of…
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Lebanon: EU-funded Workshop about energy transition in the Mediterranean region

22 March 2019
The meetMED project (The Mitigation Enabling Energy Transition in the Mediterranean region ) workshop on Monitoring Tools for EE and RE Indicators in the Mediterranean is taking place in Beirut, Lebanon, on 20 – 22 March 2019. Following-up the results of the MED-IEE1 project, which compiled…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2018

EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019: call for papers launched

21 March 2019
The EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019 “Civil Society and Social Movements in the Euro-Mediterranean Region” will be held on 18-19 June in Barcelona. The event is organised by EuroMeSCo network and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). This year’s edition will explore the social…
The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

21 March 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized a workshop on Informal Business Integration at its premises in Barcelona on 18 March 2019. The workshop focused on two interrelated thematics, namely the Role of Social Dialogue and the Protection of Women, Young People and Vulnerable Groups in…
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Egypt: The EU's conference on "Enhancing Bilateral and Regional Cooperation on Labour Mobility in the Mediterranean Region"

21 March 2019
The European Union and the Egyptian Foreign Ministry launched a two-day conference on "Strengthening bilateral and regional cooperation on labour mobility in the Mediterranean region" in Cairo. EU Ambassador Surkoš stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue among the various parties…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
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Lebanon: The EU launches a regional programme for Youth and Media

20 March 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon launched the SHABAB LIVE programme. This EU regional programme for MENA places the spotlight on the youth and wants to see the media representation of youth grow. It aims at strengthening synergies and build bridges of collaboration among young people, the media and…
EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

20 March 2019
Each one of the 8 associations that are part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project will carry out policy dialogue actions during the first semester of 2019 as part of their advocacy campaigns. These actions aim primarily to promote the women’s rights campaigns conducted in 2017/2018, and to follow up…
The Union for the Mediterranean Member States approve a region-wide water agenda to help secure access to safe drinking water for all

The Union for the Mediterranean Member States approve a region-wide water agenda to help secure access to safe drinking water for all

20 March 2019
The 43 UfM countries have recently endorsed a Water Agenda and a financial strategy to help improve the access to safe water in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Embodying the collective effort and benefit of regional cooperation, the UfM will organise a series of workshops across the region to…