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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators looks into ways to reduce network losses

12 September 2019
On 11 September 2019, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) Consumer Working Group (CUS WG) met in Milan to discuss the ongoing drafting of the report on "Regulatory Practices on Handling Technical and Non-Technical Losses". The report will collect several case studies from…
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The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
The Union for the Mediterranean steps up its efforts to counter land degradation in the Mediterranean

The Union for the Mediterranean steps up its efforts to counter land degradation in the Mediterranean

10 September 2019
The Mediterranean region is characterized by an acute scarcity of land resources suitable for production, due to aridity, inherently poor soils in many areas, and poor land management. To tackle desertification, the 14th session of Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to…
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EU-funded Clima-Med project in Morocco for a training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans

09 September 2019
EU-funded Clima-Med project was in Rabat for a two-day training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans (SEACAPs) , with representatives of national authorities and municipalities in Morocco. The workshops were organised in collaboration with Association Marocaine pour…
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2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
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EU-funded ClimaMed will deliver a series of Sustainable Energy Access Climate Action Plans workshops in the Maghreb region

29 August 2019
EU-funded ClimaMed continues to deliver a series of Sustainable Energy Access Climate Action Plans (SEACAP) workshops in the Maghreb region, to enable the stakeholders and partners in the planning and development of sustainable energy access and climate actions. The team of experts are going to…
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The EU behind the study visit and the formation of clusters of 7 Mediterranean countries

21 August 2019
As part of the European project THE NEXT SOCIETY and AWEX organizes, in collaboration with ANIMA Investment Network and France Clusters, coordinator of the Cluster Booster Track, the study visit and the formation of clusters of 7 Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco,…
EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

19 August 2019
In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, “Europe in my region” is organising a workshop on the theme “Cooperation on EU external borders: post-2020, what’s new?” on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium. With the third programming period 2021-2027 approaching, the future of…
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Tunisia: Union for the Mediterranean event to address blue economy key issues

14 August 2019
The UfM is co-organizing on 21 September 2019 the “Forum de la Mer” in Bizerte, Tunisia. The Forum seeks to address key issues of environmental conservation and sustainable use of oceans and seas, the fight against climate change and a sustainable approach to the blue economy at the top of the…
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…