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Water is one of the major challenges for the Mediterranean. Cooperation across the Mediterranean on water projects willbe critical to ensure that 250 million people will have access to quality water in the future.

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean is mandated to play a major role in the identification, promotion and searchfor funding water projects in the region. 60 experts, officially representing 22 countries, together with the European Commission and League of Arab States and representatives of 23 international, inter- and non-governmental organisations met over a period...

Mr. Eric Besson has reiterated his readiness to support and collaborate with the UfMS.

Barcelona – During his second visit to the Secretariat, French Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy Mr. Eric Besson has reiterated his readiness to support and collaborate with the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean; he suggested ways to move forward to materialize concrete projects that impact directly the lives of the citizens of the Mediterranean. The Acting Secretary General Mr. Lino Cardarelli commented on this occasion: “we are very delighted to welcome Minister Besson once ...

Water is one of the major challenges for the Mediterranean. Cooperation across the Mediterranean on water projects willbe critical to ensure that 250 million people will have access to quality water in the future. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean is mandated to play a major role in the identification, promotion and searchfor funding water projects in the region. 60 experts, officially representing 22 countries, together with the European Commission and League of Arab States and representatives of 23 international, inter- and non-governmental organisations met over a...

The WEG meeting was held on May 18th 2011, at the Palau de Pedralbes in Barcelona, Spain. It was chaired by the Environment & Water Division of the UfM Secretariat.

The Fourth Meeting of the Water Expert Group (WEG) of the Union for the Mediterranean was held onMay 18th 2011, at the Palau de Pedralbes in Barcelona, Spain. It was chaired by the Environment & Water Division of the UfM Secretariat and included representatives from Albania, Algeria, Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, ...

Geneva - UfMS Acting Secretary General Dr. Lino Cardarelli was invited as keynote speaker at the second operational meeting on External Trade and Investments in the Mediterranean organized by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Trade and Productive Capacity Cluster. The meeting was attended by several imminent speakers from the Mediterranean region which focused on the recent developments in the Southern parts of the Mediterranean and its economic impact.

n his speech Mr....