Past Events

5-9 June 2017, New York – The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfMS) will participate through a video message to a side event on Marine Litter on the occasion of the OCEAN CONFERENCE organised by the United Nations in New York from the 5th to the 9th of June 2017.

The session will be held on June 8 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the UN Headquarters.  The side event, titled “A multi-stakeholders governance for tackling marine litter in the Mediterranean Sea” will bring together major academics, policy-makers, industry, key stakeholders and their representative organisations in t...

Cairo, Egypt, 21-22 May 2017. Second UfM Ministerial Conference on Sustainable Urban Development will take place in Cairo, Egypt on 21-22 May 2017.

Participation is restricted to government representatives of the UfM Member States.

For further information about the event, please contact Transport & Urban Development Division:

Valletta, Malta, 18-19 May 2017. Enhancing Energy Efficiency solutions in the Mediterranean.

The Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, together with the Co-Presidency of the Union for the Mediterranean will hold the Informal High level meeting on Energy Efficiency in the Mediterranean in Valetta, Malta, on 18-19 May 2017.

One of the main challenges in the region, the implementation of energy efficiency measures, will center the discussions. Ministers in charge of energy, government representatives as well as key stakeholders of the UfM region are expected to discuss the ...

Barcelona, 11 May 2017. The Second UfM regional meeting on Higher Education internationalisation and academic mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean region will take place on 11 May 2017 at the premises of the Secretariat of the UfM in Barcelona.

For further information about the event, please contact Higher Education & Research Division:

Valletta, Malta, 4 May 2017. The Union for the Mediterranean will participate to the “Ministerial Conference on Strengthening Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation through Research and Innovation” organised under the auspices of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, by the Malta Council for Science and Technology within the Ministry for Education and Employment, with the support of the European Commission. The event will be held on 4 May in Valletta, Malta.

The meeting will focus on research and innovation as tools to strengthen cooperation within the Euro-...

Valetta, Malta, 27 April 2017

The UfM Ministerial Meeting on Water will aim to provide further deepened political impetus to the definition of a future UfM Water Agenda. The objective of this Agenda would be to provide a consensual regional water policy framework that can lead to a substantial positive impact on the sustainable livelihood in the region.  The UfM Ministerial Meeting will create an opportunity for the UfM Ministers responsible for Water to:

  • share views on water policy in the Mediterranean,
  • stress the key relevance of water in the Mediterranean region,
  • renew the commitment ...