Sweden’s government agency for Development Cooperation – UfM Secretariat annual meeting: setting common priorities for the region

Sweden’s government agency for Development Cooperation – UfM Secretariat annual meeting: setting common priorities for the region

25 February 2021
In the framework of UfM’s cooperation agreement with Sweden’s government agency for Development Cooperation (Sida), the annual meeting between Sida and the UfM Secretariat (UfMS) was held virtually on 16 February, counting with the presence of the UfM Secretary General, the Directorate for…
EU-funded webinar to train MSMEs on online business

Egypt: EU-funded webinar to train MSMEs on online business

25 February 2021
The "Operationalization of the SME unit in the Federation of Egyptian Industries FEI" project, funded by the European Union, is organizing a webinar in Arabic on 27 February 2021 at 8 pm, in cooperation with the FEI and "Google Maharat" initiative. The webinar aims to train entrepreneurs, SMEs and…
European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission trains Palestinian officials to spot possible corruption in official declarations

European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission trains Palestinian officials to spot possible corruption in official declarations

25 February 2021
A training funded by the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) provided seven Palestinian officials working at the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) with an opportunity to enhance their skills in verifying financial declarations and spotting signs of possible…
EU-funded SwitchMed: information session for Egyptian textile industries introduces benefits of valorising textile waste

EU-funded SwitchMed: information session for Egyptian textile industries introduces benefits of valorising textile waste

25 February 2021
On 16 and 18 February, a series of online information sessions titled “Developing a supply chain for recycled textile waste in Egypt” informed 31 companies from Egypt’s textile industry on the MED TEST III project’s mapping activities. The mapping activities aim to gain an understanding on the…
EU-funded Young Med Voices supports the development of the youth-led 'Read Between the Lines' campaign

EU-funded Young Med Voices supports the development of the youth-led 'Read Between the Lines' campaign

25 February 2021
The Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) programme supports the development of the youth-led 'Read Between the Lines' campaign, a social media communications campaign focused on migration-related issues. This project emerged at the YMV Communications Lab (December, 2020), after a 4-day intensive…
EU-funded SANAD launches virtual meeting series to empower women entrepreneurs during COVID-19

EU-funded SANAD launches virtual meeting series to empower women entrepreneurs during COVID-19

25 February 2021
The Technical Assistance Facility of the SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD TAF) has launched a new virtual meeting series together with its longstanding collaborator, the German-Arab Women Business Leaders (GAWBL) organization. In the “GAWBL Connect” online forum, the partners aim to bring together women…
EU-funded CyberSouth: National Workshop on the preparation of cybercrime and e-evidence situation (annual) report in Algeria

EU-funded CyberSouth: National Workshop on the preparation of cybercrime and e-evidence situation (annual) report in Algeria

24 February 2021
Building on the achievements and progress made since the regional workshop held in Rabat in April 2019, a national workshop on the situation (annual) report on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Algeria was organised on-line on 17 February. The Algerian authorities had the opportunity to get…
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New EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change adopted to build climate-resilient future

24 February 2021
The European Commission adopted today a new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, setting out the pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change. From deadly heatwaves and devastating droughts, to decimated forests and coastlines eroded by rising sea levels, climate change…
Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly plenary session: Benefits of EU’s new Mediterranean agenda “must reach beyond capitals”

Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly plenary session: Benefits of EU’s new Mediterranean agenda “must reach beyond capitals”

24 February 2021
The Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) met online on 22 February to highlight concerns about access to COVID vaccines, urging “political actors to facilitate fair and equitable access for health”. ARLEM's recommendations for 2021 welcome the EU's "reinforced commitment to its…
Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM welcomes the renewed partnership EU- Southern Mediterranean countries and its Investment Plan

Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM welcomes the renewed partnership EU- Southern Mediterranean countries and its Investment Plan

24 February 2021
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, participated in the 16th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM (PA-UfM), which took place in virtual format on 16 February. The annual gathering of the 280 members of the Parliamentary Assembly focused…