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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...

Strasbourg - The UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa'deh attended the meeting of the European Parliament Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean which took place on 24 November 2010. The meeting was chaired by the President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek.

The Secretary General had a productive exchange of views on the state of play of the Union for the Mediterranean, prospects for the near future of the partnership, the activities and the work done so far by the Secretariat.

In his introductory intervention the Secretary General pointed to the need...

Genoa - Gathered in Genoa, the participants stressed out the need for Mediterranean maritime integration addressing maritime safety against piracy and the acceleration of maritime commerce in the region.

The Mediterranean Strategy Group is a platform and network activity of theGerman Marshall Fund of the United States’s Mediterranean Policy Program, launched in 2008. The program is conducted in cooperation with the Italian Institute for International Affairs (IAI) and with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo, ENEL, the OCP Group, the CalousteGulbenkian Foundation, and the L...

Rome - This annual conference held on the 23 November was the occasion to discuss key issues such as the aftermaths of the economic crisis in the region, industrial policies, or trade liberalization.

Senior Deputy Secretary General Lino Cardarelli attended the FEMISE Annual Conference 2010 with the theme “Structural Transformation and the Role of the EU-Med Partnership”.

Over the past few decades, the southern Mediterranean partner countries have attempted to diversify their economies with a view of converging with the living standards in advanced countries, in Europe and elsewhere. The ...