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Amman – UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh attended the opening session of the Shams Ma’an Solar Energy Forum organized by Jordanian and European companies with the aim of launching the first solar energy plant in the southern parts of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

In his address to the Forum, Secretary General Masa’deh highlighted the importance of the Mediterranean solar energy plan which the Secretariat aims at developing in light of what projects of renewable energy can provide in terms of being energy efficient and environmentally friendly as they help in reducing greenho...

Palermo - Secretary General Ahmad Ma'sadeh attended the establishment of the International Jury of the Prize Al Idrissi, along with other dignitaries including the President of the Euro-Mediterranean University Joseph Mifsud.

The prize, which was initiated by the Sicilian local authority, is a new award that aims at marking the successful advancement and achievement in the various fields of science within the Euro-Mediterranean partnership.

Masa’deh will sit, along with other academic, diplomatic and institutional personalities coming from the North and South of the Mediterranean, on the...

Madrid - Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Ángel Moratinos and UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh signed the Headquarters Agreement of the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean during a ceremony hosted at the Spanish foreign ministry in Madrid on 4 May 2010.

By virtue of this Agreement, Spain recognises the UfMS and accords it the legal personality needed for its operations and the execution of its mandate, in addition to betowing upon it such immunities, rights and privileges akin to other international organisations and diplomatic missions accredited and working in Spain.

The ...

Barcelona - UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh attended the Second Forum of Local and Regional Authorities of the Mediterranean (ARLEM) which was held in Barcelona, Spain, on 2 and 3 May 2010. The Forum was organized by the Mediterranean Commission of United Cities and Local Governments, in partnership with the City of Barcelona, Provincial Council of Barcelona and the Generalitat de Barcelona.

In his opening remarks, UfMS Secretary General Masa’deh underlined the important role of local and regional authorities in the implmentation of projects in the Mediterranean basin being the...