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Ms. Cecilia Attard-Pirotta has been one of the speakers during the Symposium organized by the Department of international Relations, University of Malta.

Deputy Secretary General responsible for Social and Civil Affairs Ms. Cecilia Attard-Pirotta has been one of the speakers during the Symposium organized by the Department of international Relations, University of Malta and the European Commission Representation in Malta, dealing with the above subject.  Other speakers included representatives from the main political parties in Malta, the EU Commission Representative in Malta, academics, an...

The one-day meeting of the Institut Méditerranéen de l’Eau (IME) was held on 13 December 2010 at the World Trade Center in Marseille on the problems and solutions for Mediterranean dams.

Many important people were present; among them were Mohammad Ennbali, former Tunisian Minister and President of IME, Mohammad Benblida, ex-Minister from Algeria, Hachmi Kennou, Exceutive Director, Michel De Vivo, Secretary General of International Commission on Large Dams and other representatives of government, NGO and private sector companies.

Deputy Secretary General Rafiq Husseini addressed the Wor...

Ramallah - During the five-day Arab Water week in Jordan and his visit to Palestine, Deputy Secretary General for water and environment, Rafiq Husseini discussed the role of the UfMS and its projects perspectives in the near future.

The first five-day Arab Water week meeting was held in Amman on 5-9 December 2010 at the Meridien Hotel to discuss Arab Water issues and solutions. Many high profile guests were present including Princess Sumaya Bit Al-Hassan, the President of the Royal Scientific Society, the Jordanian Minister for Water Mr. Mohammad El-Najjar, the Kuwait Minister of Water and...

Paris - The MEDGRID Statutes was signed in Paris on 9 December 2010 by 22 firms in presence of Eric Besson, Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy and Ahmad Masa’deh, UfMS Secretary General, allowing the consortium to be set up.

Among the important firms supporting the MEDGRID project are EDF, RTE, GDF-SUEZ, AREVA, CDC (France), Siemens (Germany), ABENGOA, Red Electrica (Spain), TERNA (Italy), ONE (Morocco), Taqa Arabia (Egypt), Pan Med Trading and Investment (Jordan), and Walid Elias Establishment (Syria).

MEDGRID is a large industrial project in the framework of the M...

Barcelona - UfMS Secretary General Ahmad Masa’deh was hosted at a dinner organised by the President of the Association of European Journalists of Catalonia (APEC) Teresa Carreras. A full exchange of views over the current state of play of the Union for the Mediterranean and the status of the Secretariat took place.

The association is particularly interested in Euro-Mediterranean issues and the fourteen journalists who attended shared an interest in developments regarding the Secretariat and Euro-Mediterranean issues more broadly. During the dinner, the Secretary General and the local m...