14 and 15 November 2017, Algiers, Algeria. – The high level regional Conference “Creativity, Employment and Economic Development in the Southern Mediterranean”, is organized by the Algerian Ministry of Industry and Mines together with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) . The event will take place in Algiers on 14 and 15 November 2017.

The conference is organized within the framework of the project “Creative Mediterranean: Development of clusters in Cultural and Creative Industries in the Southern Mediterranean”, whic...

14-15 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium. – Unemployment and especially youth unemployment is widely considered to be the greatest single challenge facing the Southern Neighbourhood. The region has the lowest employment rate in the world, and an exceptionally low rate of female employment. This issue is central to the economic development and social cohesion challenges faced by the region, which impact directly on Europe – migration, security and the fight against exclusion and extremism.
The 2016 Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour, which was...

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.

9 November 2017, Bruxelles.- 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.

6-17 Novembre 2017, Bonn, Allemagne.- L’UNFCCC a confirmé a l’UpM deux évènements parallèles pour la COP23 à Bonn (6-17 Novembre): la présentation d’une étude sur le financement de la lutte contre le changement climatique et un deuxième sur le rôle des jeunes dans l’action climatique dans la région méditerranéenne.

3 November 2017, Barcelona, Spain.- Co-organized by UfMS and the PIMEC, the Catalan SME organization, the PIMEC workshop will explore the means of supporting private sector development, notably small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and discuss the potential for social economy as a source of employment creation and income generation.

While aiming at promoting inclusive growth and enhancing regional competitiveness, the workshop participants and representatives of Mediterranean business support organizations and partners will discuss ways of cooperation and coordination between different ...