Social & Civil Affairs

UfM Secretary General Sijilmassi took part in a High-level Conference on civil protection cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The UfM Secretariat has identified possible areas of project cooperation to enable the civil protection actors to better anticipate the risks to which the countries are exposed.

Brussels, 9 November 2012. UfM Secretary General, Fathallah Sijilmassi, participated at the High-level Conference and Steering Committee on Reinforcing Civil Protection Services and Fostering Institutional Co-operation and Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean Region. The meeting was ...

The UfM Social and Civil Affairs Division and the Spanish Civil Society Platform for Cooperation in the Mediterranean (ECEM) are to collaborate on a future project to improve the social and economic situation of women in the Southern Mediterranean region.

Barcelona, 24th October, 2012. The UfM Secretariat met with members of the Spanish Civil Society Platform for Cooperation in the Mediterranean – ECEM (Encuentro Civil Euro-Mediterráneo) in an effort to discuss future project cooperation. Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Cecilia Attard-Pirotta presented the historic development of the Un...

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the UfM Secretariat agreed on defining concrete ways of collaboration based on the existing synergies and complementarities with the aim to create an added-value in the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.

Madrid, 18th October 2012. UfM Secretary General Sijilmassi took part in the opening session of the Mediterranean Focal Points Meeting of the Alliance of Civilizations together with the UN High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations, President Jorge Sampaio, and the Spanish Secretary State of State for Foreign Affairs, ...

The event was held within the framework of the foundation Catalunya Voluntària’s long-term project called Peace Education and Intercultural Dialogue, funded by the Anna Lindh Foundation. It gathered leading young activists with the aim to exchange views on peace, intercultural dialogue and mobility challenges facing youths in the Euro-Med region.

Barcelona, 30th August 2012. The UfM’s Social and Civil Affairs Division met with 20 young civil society leaders from 12 Euro-Mediterranean countries taking part in a one-week international training of trainers, organized by the Barce...

The establishment of a Euro-Mediterranean University in Morocco, an employability training program addressed at Southern Mediterranean disadvantaged women, and a plan for overcoming governance challenges to the mobilisation of financing for the Mediterranean water sector are the three new projects recently labelled by the UfM.

Barcelona, 23 July 2012. The Senior Officials of the 43 country members of the UfM approved during their latest Senior Officials Meeting, held in Barcelona last 28 June, the adoption of three important projects to be promoted by the Environment & Water, the Higher ...

The new UfM project was labeled by the representatives of the 43 country members within the framework of their regular Senior Official Meeting, which took place in Barcelona on June 28th

Barcelona, 2nd July 2012. The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean labeled on 28 June 2012 the project “Skills for Success – Employability Skills for Women”. The project is an employability-skills-training programme directed at young, disadvantaged and unemployed women, who would have completed their secondary school education. Its aim is to assist participants in acquiring the knowl...