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•The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) actively participated in the COP23, in Bonn, where it presented a study on the situation of climate finance in the region. •The study reveals that the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region has, during the last years, received an annual amount of around USD 7 billion in climate financing. The majority of this sum is used for climate mitigation projects.

Bonn, 15 November, 2017. Keeping the global temperature rise to below 2º C, the target set by the Paris Agreement, call for a coordinated regional strategy that cannot rely sol...

In efforts to take concrete steps towards implementing the UfM Urban Agenda, the UfM Secretariat organised the First UfM Regional Platform on Sustainable Urban Development in Brussels on 9 November 2017.

Bruxelles, le 9 novembre 2017. Afin de prendre des mesures concrètes visant à mettre en œuvre son agenda urbain, le Secrétariat général de l’UpM a organisé la première plateforme régionale de l’UpM sur le développement urbain durable à Bruxelles, le 9 novembre 2017. Réunissant des représentants gouvernementaux de haut niveau des 43 États membres de l’UpM ainsi que des partena...

Brussels, 9 November 2017. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration to advance sustainable urban mobility.

On the margins of the First UfM Regional Platform on Sustainable Urban Development, UfM Deputy Secretary General Amb. Ihab Fahmy and UITP Secretary General Elect Mohamed Mezghani signed, in Brussels on 9 November 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both organisations to undertake joint actions for a sustainable urban mobility...

•On the threshold of the next United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) to be held this year in Bonn in Germany, euro-mediterranean youth took the lead of gathering 80 volunteers from both shores of the Mediterranean who made a trip from Marrakech to Bonn in 20 electric vehicles in order to raise awareness about climate change and how to travel sustainably. •The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Secretariat today welcomed the group of young people at its headquarters in Barcelona. Tomorrow they will present a smart photovoltaic torch at the UN headquarters in Geneva as a symbol of E...

Barcelona, 24 October 2017. The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Mr Fathallah Sijilmassi, and the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr Ahmed Aboul Gheit, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organisations with a view to strengthening mutual collaboration and promoting regional cooperation activities.

The UfM Secretariat and the League of Arab States agree to regularly exchange relevant information, jointly promote regional cooperation initiatives, co-organise events, as well as plan study visits and exchange of experiences ...