Events

Malta, 5-6 October 2017. The European Union will host the fourth high-level Our Ocean Conference in Malta on 5 and 6 October 2017. In the spirit of the successful 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions, the conference aims to inspire and empower a new generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists and civil society to identify solutions and commit to actions for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed oceans.

It follows on from the previous conferences and complements the EU’s Ocean Governance Initiative, which sets out an agenda for ensuring the future of the oceans around the world. Nearly 1...

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Cairo, Egypt, 18 October 2017. – The first UFM Energy and Climate Forum will bring together representatives of governments, businesses and financial sector to identify cooperation opportunities and mechanisms for an energy transition with a special focus on renewable energy.

The event is organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, and the New and Renewable Energy Authority of Egypt, in cooperation with Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Énergie and World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, and ...

26-28 October 2017, Hakfar Hayarok, Israel. – The annual YOCOPAS Conference – Youth Organized Collaboration for Peace and Sustainability is one of the highlights of the academic year at the Eastern Mediterranean International School (EMIS), a project labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.

The YOCOPAS initiative was established in 2015 by students and educators from EMIS in order to bring together high-school students from the Mediterranean region and beyond, in the world at large, with the objective to create a platform for collaborative action and to build capacities among s...

9 November 2017, Barcelona.- The UfM Regional Platform on Sustainable Urban Development will discuss the operational steps to be taken to implement the UfM Urban Agenda, fostering innovative and sustainable solutions, promoting better knowledge and best practices on common urban development priorities, and identifying new projects that would be replicated in the region.

10 November 2017, Barcelona. – The meeting will bring together key partners of the UfM region, IFIs and donors, with the objective of exchanging views on the financial scheme of the labelled and future projects.

 

 

22-24 November 2017, Barcelona. – The Mediterranean can benefit from its current regional riches, in a way to strategize towards a progressive future. It should maximize its social resources – such as its vast human capital and young talent – and translate them into dynamic entrepreneurship and digital innovation, particularly in services. The region’s diversity should not result in fragmentation, but as a quality and advantage to: amplify and diversify economic trends, attract investment, and strengthen international cooperation between northern and southern Mediterranean count...