Past Events

20 July 2017, Barcelona. The objective of the conference is to present the results and conclusions of the study co-led by IEMedEMEA and with the collaboration of the EMNES network entitled “Youth employment and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region”.

The study examines how regional integration can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

  • First, the current state of affairs, challenges and policies as regards to youth unemployment and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region are des...

19-20 July 2017, Barcelona. The 7th Meeting of the Water Expert Group (WEG) of the Union for the Mediterranean is scheduled to take place in Barcelona on 19 and 20 July 2017.

For further information about the event, please contact Water & Environment Division:

Barcelona, 18-19 July 2017.- The meeting is jointly organised by the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and UN Women.

The primary objective of the two-day meeting is to take stock of current research and experience, while also identifying key areas for future peace and security interventions in the region, with a specific focus on the roles of women and youth in preventing extremism. It aims to identify priorities on the ground and discuss approaches and lessons learned at the regional and national levels and will be...

13 July 2017, Barcelona.- The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean holds a workshop on “Boosting employability in the Mediterranean region: which role for internships? Lessons learnt and future perspectives of HOMERe UfM labelled project” on Thursday 13 July 2017 at the UfM headquarters in Barcelona.

The objective is to discuss opportunities and challenges related to the development of internships in the Mediterranean region and the specific role of the private sector in that regard.

About 100 participants are expected, of which representatives from entreprises, private sec...

11 July 2017, Monaco. – The Institut Méditerranéen de l’Eau and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean with their partners will organize on 11 July 2017 in Monaco, with the collaboration of the Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco, the kick off meeting of the 3rd Mediterranean Water Forum.

The 3rd Mediterranean Water Forum will gather the Mediterranean Water Community to discuss and debate on priority topics closely linked with the Mediterranean preparatory process for the 8th World Water Forum:

  • Water and climate change mitigation
  • Integrated sanitation for all
  • Water for E...

5 and 6 July 2017, Barcelona.- This two days meeting will offer the opportunity to take stock of the results obtained within the framework of the MedNC project since its labeling by the 43 Member States of the Union for the Mediterranean (Steering Committee on the 5th) and to visit one of the concrete actions developed on the ground (Visit to the Fundació El Llindar on the 6th). The Fundació El Llindar is a flagship social and educational entity, founding member of the Asociación Escuelas de Segunda Oportunidad (Spanish branch of the MedNC project).

The event will bring together re...