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• The 2017 EMUNI Annual Conference, held in Piran on 5-6 April, brought together policy makers, academics, business sector representatives and young leaders from the Euro-Mediterranean region. • Participants highlighted the crucial role of higher education institutions in forging responsible and committed citizens while fostering youth employability and developing entrepreneurship skills.

The EMUNI University held on 5-6 April in Piran, its Annual Conference under the title “Youth, Employability and Entrepreneurship: The Role of Higher Education Institutions”. The Conference, wh...

About 50 participants from employment and labour ministries and agencies in UfM countries, as well as representatives from European and international organisations discuss follow-up actions to implement the UfM Ministerial Declaration on Employment and Labour and share best practices addressing employment challenges in the region.

On 28-29 March 2017, about 50 participants from the above-mentioned institutions participated in the 6th UfM High Level Working Group on Employment and Labour, which took place at the UfM headquarters, in Barcelona.

The objective of the meeting was to follow-up on...

•The 1st edition of the UfM Youth Model stimulation programme was launched under the title “DIA/Med - Les Dialogues pour la Méditerranée de Barcelone”. More than 50 young participants from 12 nationalities presented their own projects and initiatives to enhance regional integration in the Mediterranean. •UfM experts had briefed the students on Euro-Mediterranean relations and regional cooperation initiatives through several thematic workshops since January 2017 and interacted with them during the final simumation day organised at the premises of the UfM Secretariat. •This UfM Youth Model...
•The European Investment Bank grants €70 million loan to the EuroMed University of Fes, a flagship project of the Union for the Mediterranean to contribute towards regional integration and stability through the promotion of international mobility, intercultural dialogue and cooperation in the fields of higher education, research and innovation •The loan represents a substantial contribution for the construction of the University’s eco-campus which will have the capacity to host over 6,000 students coming from all the Euro-Mediterranean countri...
•Ministers from the 5+5 Dialogue countries adopted a new set of concrete actions for 2017-2018 at the 3rd Ministerial Conference of the 5+5 Dialogue on the promotion of research, innovation and higher education . Priority topics range from the consolidation of networks and mobility to promotion of entrepreneurship and access to infrastructures. •Synergies with UfM initiatives and projects such as the Mediterranean Initiative for Jobs (Med4Jobs), the EuroMed University of Fes, and the EMUNI University will be encouraged. •Italy will host in 2019 the fourth Meeting of Ministers in charg...