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Vienna - A two-day meeting was held on 29 and 30 November 2010 at the Austrian Parliament in Vienna to discuss Ways of Financing Projects regarding Energy, Environment and Water by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and other related topics. The meeting was held under the framework of the Committee on Energy, Environment and Water of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (UfMPA), a partner institution in the UfM that has growing relations with the UfMS, in project promotion and advocacy.

Many important challenges facing the Mediterranean were part of the meeting discussions,...

Ankara - The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI University) based in Slovenia invited Deputy Secretary General Ilan Chet to its three days General Assembly 2010 taking place in Ankara, to discuss perspectives of academic cooperation in the Mediterranean region.

The Euro-Mediterranean University is one of the six priority areas of the Union for the Mediterranean and was established as international network of universities. It aims to implement postgraduate (master’s and doctorate) study and research programmes with a special focus on cultural diversity.

The assembly opened on Friday, 26th...

Barcelona - Lars Thuesen, Danish Ambassador to Spain, accompanied by Lau Andersen, Danish Consul General in Barcelona paid a visit to the Secretariat and had a meeting with the Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh. ´Denmark is a positive and engaged partner in the Union for the Mediterranean´ stressed Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh during the meeting.

Discussions covered issues relating to cooperation between the Government of Denmark and the UfMS, current state of play and future work prospects. The Secretary General thanked Denmark for its ongoing support to the Secretariat especially in...

Barcelona - Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh was introduced to the diplomatic community in Barcelona during a lunch held with the consular bodies accredited in the city.

During the lunch, General Consuls and the Secretary General discussed the future potentials of the Union for the Mediterranean and pointed out the importance for Barcelona to host this organization grouping 43 Euro-Mediterranean countries.

Rome - Senior Deputy Secretary General Lino Cardarelli was invited to speak in a closed door meeting promoted by the Trilateral Commission, IAI (InstitutoAffariInternazionali) and Centro StudiDifesa.

Senior Deputy Secretary General Lino Cardarelli was invited to speak in a closed door meeting promoted by the Trilateral Commission, IAI (InstitutoAffariInternazionali) and Centro StudiDifesa over the issue “Growth scenarios and “new players” in the Mediterranean Area: what about Europe /and Italy?”.

The debate, attended by businessmen and bankers from both sides of the Mediterranean, in...