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Agadir -No less than 40 nationalities were represented among the members and other stakeholders of the Mediterranean partnership present at this second annual meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and local Assembly (ARLEM) held on 29 Jan 2011 at the Atlantic Resort in Agadir, Morocco. Deputy Secretary General Rafiq Husseini represented the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean for Water and Environment Division, which was also attended by Zeynep Kaleli, advisor in the UfM Transport and Urban Development Division.

Three important reports on “State of the territorial dimension ...

Brussels - UfMS Deputy Secretary General Ilan Chet discussed the political challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean region in the field of Education, Research and Competitiveness, in an intervention on Institutional perspectives and political support at the European Parliament, on the occasion of the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)’s workshop.

Deputy Secretary General in charge of Higher Education and Research also used the opportunity to assess the institutional and political support in favor of EMUNI. Professor Chet also presented his vision regarding different projects which he is k...

Brussels – Deputy Secretary General Ilan Chet and the Ambassador of Morocco to the European Union Menouar ALEM, discusses the idea of setting up a new Euro-Mediterranean University in the Moroccan city of Fes. They agreed to establish a committee in Morocco dedicated to building the program, and obtained the support of Michèle Gendreau-Massaloux, Responsible for Training, Higher Education, Research and Health in the Mission of the Union for the Mediterranean.

Luxembourg - The meeting between representatives of the UfM Water and Environment Division and the European Investment Bank staff opens the way for practical and effective cooperation between both institutions following the bilateral agreement concluded in January 2011

Dr. Rafiq Husseini, UfM Deputy Secretary General in charge of Environment and Water Division, accompanied by Division’s Advisor Fuad Bateh, attended a one-day technical meeting with European Investment Bank (EIB) officials and country experts in Luxembourg. The meeting took place only a few days after the signature of the C...

Paris - Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh participated in the 3rd edition of the symposium “New World, New Capitalism” organized by the French Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital economy Eric Besson in Paris Bercy, last Friday.

In a two-day agenda, honoring the Mediterranean region, prestigious economists, Ministers experts and leaders from industries and the private sector, gathered to debate the future of political economy and monetary policies in Europe.

The session “for an area of stability and prosperity in the Mediterranean” chaired by Michèle Alliot-Marie, French Minister o...