- Today, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) gathered in Barcelona for the 4th UfM Regional Forum. They set the regional priorities for the coming year and reaffirmed their strong commitment to Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and to the region’s inclusive and sustainable development.
- The UfM Regional Forum provided the occasion to present ground-breaking findings of the first-ever scientific report on climate and environmental change in the Mediterranean area.
- The Mediterranean region warms 20% faster than the rest of the world. With current policies, temperatures are expected to increase 2.2 ºC by 2040.