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The world economic leaders of the Mediterranean region discussed the ways towards a better place of education.

During this very important annual gathering of world economic leaders from the private and public sector, particular emphasis was placed on the business and policy trade-offs required to boost resilience in an environment shaped by water scarcity and uncertainties surrounding energy and food security. Challenges emanating from the food-energy-water nexus and compounded by deficits in infrastructure investments, are at the core of The Middle East and North Africa at Risk 2010...

Barcelona - This conference was organized by Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii), a large industrial consortium launched in July 2009 aiming at facilitating and encouraging investments in the framework of the DESERTEC concept. Mediterranean renewable energy projects, in particular solar projects, were discussed with a particular focus on the financial tools required to make things happen.

The conference focused on topics linked to DII’s activities: power generation from the sun and wind in the deserts of the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) countries and transmission to local demand and to ...

Cairo - UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh hailed the outstanding efforts of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Economic, Financial and Social Affairs and Education during his address at the Committee’s meeting in Cairo on 22 October 2010 and calls for introducing the Mediterranean basin as a new competitive economic block.

President of the Committee, Egyptian Member of Parliament Mohammed Abul-Einein welcomed in his opening remarks Secretary General Masa’deh and stressed the importance role of the Secretariat as the central organ of the UfM calling on all ...

Naples - In the framework of the second National Congress of the Italian Accounting Experts,Senior Deputy Secretary General Dr. LinoCardarelli attended a seminar on “The Common Heritage of the Mediterranean” in the field, attended by over 3.000 European financial and accounting experts.

Outstanding speakers followed on another during intensive sessions, in order to showcase the experience of FMC, Fédération des Experts ComptablesMéditerranéens, and discussed the perspectives of cooperation regarding accounting and Small and Medium Size enterprises in the Mediterranean basin, especially i...

Brussels - The Program on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters aims at developing further projects for civil protection (Tsunami alert, response to forest fire etc.) in the Mediterranean region, considering a deeper involvement of the Union for the Mediterranean.

The meeting was attended by the Director General of Civil Protection in the PPRD South Partner Countries and EU Member States, relevant EC Directorates General, as well as the International Federation of Red Cross andRed Crescent Societies, UN-OCHA, World Bank and the Union for the Mediterranean....