Higher Education & Research

HOMERe stakeholders have signed a cooperation charter and adopted an action plan for 2016-2017 to improve the employability prospects of talented postgraduates through internship mobility experiences in transnational companies in the Mediterranean. Labelled under the Mediterranean Initiative for Jobs (Med4Jobs), the project will be implemented during this pilot phase in 9 Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Spain, Morocco and Tunisia.

Villa Méditerranée (Marseille), 2 March 2016. The 15 partners forming the HOMERe Consortium gathered today in ...

In the framework of this collaboration an Euro-Mediterranean institute of political science will be created within the UEMF

Rabat, 17 February 2016. The Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training of Morocco, Mr. Lahcen Daoudi, and the Chancellor of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF), Mr. Mohammed Kabbaj, have chaired the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF) and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne (Sorbonne – Paris 1).

In this context, the President of the UEMF, Mr. Mostapha ...

Rome, 26 January 2016. In accordance with the joint decision of Mrs. Stefania Giannini, the Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research and Mr. Lahcen Daoudi, the Moroccan Minister of Education, Scientific Research & Executive Training and in the presence of the Ambassador of Morocco in Rome, Hassan Abouyoub, the signing ceremony of two cooperation agreements between the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes and the University of Florence (UNIHI) took place on 26 January in Rome.

The President of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes, Prof. Mostapha Bousmina, and Rector...

Youth unemployment is a key major challenge for both European and Southern Mediterranean countries. It is a major issue to be addressed within the framework of the Union for the Mediterranean as it holds a very significant connection with the overall objective of regional integration in the Euro-Med region.

Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries are experiencing rapid growth in their working age populations. Almost 60% of the regional population is today under the age of 30 and the number of young people under the age of 15 is forecasted to increase over 18% by 2020. This represents...

• The meeting, organised as part of the Mediterranean New Chance Network (MedNC) UfM labelled project, aims to create a Spanish network of entities in order to increase employability opportunities among young people who have dropped out of school without obtaining a diploma.

Barcelona, 11 November 2015. Organised with the support of the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the Office of Economic Cooperation for the Mediterranean and Middle East (OCEMO), the first meeting of the Second Chance Schools of Spain (E2O) (Escuelas de la Segunda Oportunidad) held today in B...

• The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean attended the 12th Meeting of Foreign Ministers, hosted in Tangier by the Kingdom of Morocco as Co-President of the 5+5 Dialogue. • 100,000 young people are benefiting directly from 16 of the 33 UfM-labelled projects in a region with almost 30% youth unemployment. • These projects are related to areas such as education and mobility (the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes ); employability (the Med4Jobs initiative); business creation (“Generation Entrepreneur” project), and women’s empowerment, with 10 projects launched and 50...