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Barcelona, 2 February 2017.

The European Commission and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean are glad to announce the “Stakeholder conference on the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean“, which will take place on Thursday 2 February 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

The event is organized by the European Commission in close cooperation with the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean and aims to discuss and exchange their views on the challenges and emerging opportunities for sustainable investment and job creation in the blue economy of ...

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Brussels, 25 January 2017. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean will participate in the 22nd meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Group of Senior Officials (EU-Med GSO) in Research and Innovation on 25 January 2017 in Brussels.

The meeting is organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, and is the second one ahead of the Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Research & Innovation, due to take place on 3-4 May 2017, under the auspices of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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The second “Union for the Mediterranean Regional Forum. Mediterranean in Action: Youth for Stability and Development” was held on 23 and 24 January 2017 at the Palau de Pedralbes in Barcelona.

Building on the success of the first edition, held in Barcelona on 26 November of last year, the second UfM Regional Forum, centered around our youth’s potential as driving force for stability and development, brought together the region’s key players to review the UfM’s action-oriented collective activities and ac...

Brussels, Belgium, 20 December 2016.

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfMS) is pleased to announce the Sixth Meeting of the Water Expert Group (WEG), scheduled to take place on 20 December 2016 in Brussels.

The Meeting is of paramount importance as a step towards the UfM Ministerial Meeting on Water which is to be held in Malta in 2017.

The 6th WEG Meeting will contribute to the consultation towards a draft ministerial declaration, integrating and expanding contents of the UfM regional water agenda.

For further information about the event, please contact Water & E...

UfM Secretariat, Barcelona, 15 December 2016.

The UfM Secretariat will host the UfM regional meeting on higher education internationalisation and academic mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean area on 15 December 2016 in UfM Secretariat in Barcelona.

The meeting will bring together representatives from UfM Member States, the European Union and key relevant actors and stakeholders with the objective of strengthening cooperation and synergies on this evolving issue in view of amplifying quality partnerships between educational institutions throughout the Mediterranean and enhancing further ...

Barcelona, 12-15 December 2016.

The 8th Information and Training Seminar for Euro-Mediterranean Diplomats will take place at the Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat in Barcelona.

On June 28th 2016, the publication of the global strategy of the European Union on foreign affairs and security by Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has redefined the Union’s priorities towards its neighbourhood. Numerous changes are at stake regarding the regional cooperation issues with Southern and Eastern countries of the Mediterranean and the EU. A more p...