Barcelona, 30 October 2015. Alessandra Sensi explains the Med ReSCP Project and highlights the need of implementing new sustainable consumption, production and resource efficiency models in the Med Region.

The Mediterranean RESCP Post Rio+20 project aims to provide access to financing for companies adopting Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)/ Resource Efficiency (RE) models as well as stimulate the development of green industries and entrepreneurship.

Over the course of an initial 4-year period, the project aims to actively support the adoption of sustainable consumption and p...

Youssef Barghane is a young Moroccan, beneficiary of the UfM-labelled programme “HOMERe – High Opportunity for Mediterranean Executive Recruitment".

UfM: In your opinion, what is the added value of a Euro-Mediterranean internship programme like HOMERe? And, more generally regarding mobility, of students between the two shores of the Mediterranean promoted by the UfM?

Youssef Barghane (Y.B.) : The added value of a Euro-Mediterranean internship programme, like HOMERe, is that it allows students to acquire the necessary professional skills, methods, know-how (and also the social skills) f...

During an official visit to Tunisia, the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, Fathallah Sijilmassi, held talks with government officials, politicians, as well as civil society and private sector representatives. Discussions focused on the prospects for cooperation on new and strategic initiatives aimed to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country and the Mediterranean region. Interview with La Presse de Tunisie (FR):


L’UpM est, pour certains, un outil précieux qui est sous exploité. Pour d’autres, cet outil serait inadapté aux réalité...

Mr. Naciri is the Regional Director of the Arab States Regional Office of UN Women

UfM: What are the biggest challenges regarding women’s empowerment in the region?

Mohammad Naciri (M.N.): It’s a very long list, unfortunately, as it is one of the most unstable regions in the world. In addition to the current conflicts, wars and terrorism women from the region are also suffering from political and economic marginalisation as well as from physical violence.

UfM: How do you think UN Women and the UfM, as international organisations, are specially equipped to address these challenges?

M.N.: ...

Ms. Salma Mustapha is a 23-year-old Tunisian woman, beneficiary of the UfM-labelled ‎programme “New Chance Mediterranean Network (MedNC)‎ ‎”‎

UfM: What is your professional background?

Salma Mustapha (S.M.): After obtaining a baccalaureate in experimental sciences, I attended ISCAE business school to obtain a degree in applied accounting management. I then spent some time in call centres and in an accounting training office.

UfM: What difficulties did you encounter during your arrival to the labour market?

S.M.: Our training was essentially theoretical, so I was missing the prac...

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