The European Commission paves the way for concrete blue actions in the western Mediterranean

The European Commission paves the way for concrete blue actions in the western Mediterranean

30 November 2018
The European Commission and the Co-Presidency of the Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean are holding the “Stakeholder conference: Towards concrete ‘blue’ actions in the western Mediterranean” on 3 December 2018 in Algiers, Algeria. The event…
Council of Europe delegation visits Algeria

Council of Europe delegation visits Algeria

30 November 2018
A delegation of the Council of Europe’s Maghreb-Mashraq (MAMA) group visited Algeria this week. They had the opportunity to visit Zeralda educational farm, shared gardens and an exhibition of local products. Presentations on Algeria’s potentials and the PAP-ENPARD programme were also on the agenda…
EU

EU, AU and UN discuss sustainable reintegration of migrants

30 November 2018
On 27 and 28 November 2018, the African Union and the European Union held a Technical Workshop on Sustainable Reintegration of migrants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the support of the International Organisation for Migration. As part of the work of the AU-EU-UN Taskforce on the Situation of…
Gaza lighthouse

Voices against Violence: EU to light Gaza lighthouse in orange

30 November 2018
The European Union and its Member States, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza lighthouse in orange to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. This activity comes under the joint campaign "#HearMeToo:…
MEDREG

The EU co-funded association MEDREG has a new President

30 November 2018
Gathered today in Istanbul for the organisation’s 26th General Assembly, MEDREG Members have elected their new President Mrs. Gülefşan Demirbaş, Head of the Strategy Development Department at the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA*). Beside the election of its new Board of…
Amman

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development helps expand Amman’s first landfill gas recovery system

30 November 2018
In response to Amman’s urgent need for investment in solid waste management, the EBRD is providing a blended financing package of up to €7.4 million to the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) to finance the expansion of the landfill gas (LFG) recovery system currently operating in Al Ghabawi landfill…
 EU-Jordan partnership

EU Report: reinforcing the strong and solid EU-Jordan partnership

29 November 2018
The EU and Jordan built and consolidated a strong and solid partnership via broad and intensive cooperation on multilateral, regional and bilateral issues. This is the conclusion drawn by a report released today on the partnership between the EU and Jordan for the period from May 2017 to May 2018…
 EU-Lebanon cooperation

EU Report: increased EU-Lebanon cooperation

29 November 2018
The EU and Lebanon achieved important progress on their cooperation, which was marked by very strong political and economic support from the EU and the international community for Lebanon. This encouraging acknowledgment is made in the report issued today on the partnership between the EU and…
14th Energy Conference “Energy Transition: What Regional Geostrategy on the Horizon by 2050 ?”

14th UfM Energy Conference “Energy Transition: What Regional Geostrategy on the Horizon by 2050 ?”

29 November 2018
The UfM Secretariat and the Energy Federation of Morocco co-organized the 14th Energy Conference on 19 November in Skhirat, Morocco, to promote regional dialogue towards a sustainable energy transition in the Mediterranean region. Such joint effort comes in line with the UfM mandate on energy and…
New EU-funded Twinning project in the field of telecommunications launched in Israel

New EU-funded Twinning project in the field of telecommunications launched in Israel

29 November 2018
A new EU-funded Twinning project was launched in Israel to strengthen the regulatory capacity of the Ministry of Communications to ensure fair and effective competition in the Israeli retail and wholesale markets and other forms of network access. This includes updating the regulatory framework to…