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Round Table to be organised by UNIDO on 4 April 2017 in Rome, Italy in the framework of the UfM labelled project “Promoting women empowerment for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development in the MENA region”, funded by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI).

The Round Table will provide the platform to launch and discuss the UNIDO Technical Paper  “A study on Women Entrepreneurship Development in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia”, which is based on an extensive survey on 1210 women entrepreneurs of the region. The objective ...

The teachers’ trainings are organised under the framework of the UfM labelled project “Forming Responsible Citizens”, promoted by Ideaborn and funded by the Norwegian and Monaco governments. The project aims at establishing schools as a key vehicle for transmitting citizenship and gender equality values and is implemented in partnership with national partners and in close coordination with the national ministries of education.

In Tunisia, the 5 days training started the 26th of February in three schools, organised by the national partner, the Social Development Center.  The objective i...

• The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean today hosts the first General Assembly meeting of the Mediterranean Youth Climate Network (MYCN) in Barcelona. • In order to promote awareness, advocate, share experiences and support local initiatives, MYCN pursues actions to fight climate change.

Barcelona, 24 February 2017. The MYCN was founded at MedCOP Climate 2016 with the support of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al-Hoceima Region and the UfM and is a network of seven youth associations in the Mediterranean region which are deeply concerned about the impact of climate change on the reg...

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the UfM Secretariat have signed a €6.5 million multi annual financial agreement to support UfM core activities in favour of a more sustainable and inclusive development in the region.

Barcelona, 22 February 2017. As a clear signal in support of enhanced regional cooperation and integration in the Mediterranean, the UfM Secretariat and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) have signed a €6.5 million multi-annual financing agreement to deepen and amplify UfM specific cooperation initiatives and core activities promoting r...

Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, and Fathallah Sijilmassi, UfM Secretary General, discussed Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in the field of research and innovation at the UfM headquarters in Barcelona. The Ministerial Conference on Strengthening Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation through Research and Innovation is set to take place in Malta on 3-4 May 2017.

Barcelona, 14 February 2017. The Director for International Cooperation at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the...