Transport & Urban Development

The project will streamline the flow of trade and enhance the competitiveness of the logistics in the region, complementing existing training programmes and supporting Mediterranean partners in their efforts to improve the qualifications of personnel in the logistics sector.

Barcelona, 20 December, 2013. Promoted by the European Investment Bank and endorsed by the 43 member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean, the LOGISMED Training Activities (LOGISMED-TA) project was launched in Barcelona in June 2013, following securement of the project’s funding. After completion of the n...

Ministers in charge of transport from the 43 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) gathered on 14 November 2013, in Brussels on the occasion of the Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Transport.

Barcelona, 14 November, 2013. The UfM Ministerial Conference on Transport aimed at evaluating the progress made from the first Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference, which took place in Marrakech, in December 2005. On that occasion, the Ministers called for the reinforcement of cooperation within the Mediterranean region in the field of transport. In order to...

Barcelona, 18 June, 2013. Amb. Yigit Alpogan, UfM Deputy Secretary General for Transport and Urban Development, participated today in the 15th International Logistics & Material Handling Exhibition (SIL) held in Barcelona during 18-20 June 2013.

This Exhibition is the meeting point for all the logistics activity from the South of Europe, the Mediterranean and Latin America and gathers all the professionals from the logistics industry, being the ideal framework for business deals, networking and knowledge.

After fourteen editions, SIL has become a major logistics and transport trade fair in...

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) launched today the LOGISMED Training Activities (LOGISMED-TA) project, which aims at reinforcing the Mediterranean logistics sector. This key project will serve as a vector for development in the Southern Mediterranean countries in view of facilitating transport and strengthening trade flows in the region.

Barcelona, 17 June, 2013. The Ministers of Transport of Morocco and Tunisia; the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle; and the Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, Philippe ...

The LOGISMED Training Activities (LOGISMED-TA) project will contribute to the creation of a more competitive and efficient network of Euro-Mediterranean Logistics Platforms by increasing the training offer and improving the level of qualifications of the logistics platforms’ personnel. These series of training activities will be implemented during the period 2013-2018 in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean will hold the Launching Conference of the LOGISMED Training Activities (LOGISMED-TA) project on 17 June, 2013 at the Palace of Pedralbes, in B...

Barcelona, 15 May 2013. The preparatory work of the UfM Euro-Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Development Strategy that started in March 2012 following the request by the First Ministerial Conference of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on Sustainable Urban Development (Strasbourg, November 2011), has been successfully concluded on the occasion of the Fifth Senior Official Experts Meeting.

The main elements of the Strategy, namely, the ‘UfM Guidance Framework for Sustainable Euro-Mediterranean Cities and Territories’; the ‘Study for the Creation of an Urban Agency for the Medit...