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Cairo - “EUROMED: Which Infrastructures and how to finance them” is organized by the Italian-Egyptian Business Council.

The aim of the Conference organized in the Egyptian capital was to get to grips with the content of the UfM, particularly regarding large-scale infrastructures projects aimed at promoting development and integration in the Mediterranean region. This important gathering counted with the participation among others of Mr. H. Barakat, First Undersecretary of the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry, On. S. Craxi , Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Italian Rep...

Amman - Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh addressed the opening session of the Euro-Mediterranean University conference of Experts which was held in the Jordanian capital Amman on 2 October 2010 with the objective to launch the EMUNI initiative for the Mediterranean under the European Neighbourhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI).

After a successful Key Experts Meeting held in Portorož, Slovenia on 25 September 2010, Joseph Mifsud, President of the Euro-Mediterranean University accompanied by Professor Nehale Fariid Mostapha, ENPI Project Coordinator convened on the 2nd of October 2010 in ...

Marseille - The participants, gathered during two days in the city hall of Marseille, stressed out the need for sustainable urban planning in the region and cooperation between urban planners and public actors in the framework of the Union for the Mediterranean in order to address the future challenges.

Deputy Secretary General for Transport and Urban Development Yigit Alpogan was invited to speak at this International Forum organized by the Co-presidency of the UfM, Egypt and France. It gathered experts and political actors from all Mediterranean basin to debate the future of Mediterranean...

Paris – Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh underscored the importance that culture can play in fostering ties around the Mediterranean basin during a visit he paid to the Arab World Institute (Institut du Monde Arabe).

Member of European Parliament and President of the Institute Dominique Baudis briefed Secretary General Masa’deh on the mandate and activities of the Institute and the role it plays in developing a Mediterranean culture. Masa’deh and Baudis agreed to explore venues for common work in the future in light of the UfMS’s mandate in social and education domains and in close coope...

Cairo – UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh conducted a working visit to the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 16-17 September 2010 and held bilateral talks with its Secretary General Amr Moussa. The two parties agreed to augment ties between the two institutions in the future. Masa’deh also met in separate meetings the foreign ministers of Tunisia, Lebanon and Bahrain.

Talks examined the political situation in the Middle East and its effect on the work of the Union for the Mediterranean, tools of cooperation between the two institutions, and prospects for economic proje...