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Media Corner

Join our online media brief (24 Oct)

Environmental journalists from across the Mediterranean region are invited to attend an online press briefing to understand the purpose of the Mediterranean Pavilion and the planned activities during COP27. The briefing will also provide the latest information on the impact of climate and environmental change in the Euro-Mediterranean region. 

In this occasion, representatives from the Mediterranean Pavilion’s organisers will be speaking about their engagement. The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) will be joined by the United Nations Environment Programme – Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP-MAP) and the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Foundation (PRIMA).

If you wish to join, contact media@ufmsecretariat.org

24th October at 15h30 CEST

15.30 – 15.35

Welcome and introduction of the speakers

15.35 – 16.10

Presentation of the Mediterranean Pavilion initiative, partners and Agenda highlights

– Grammenos Mastrojeni, Senior Deputy Secretary General – Energy and Climate Action, UfM Secretariat


The impact of climate and environmental change in the Euro- Mediterranean region

– Dr Fatima Driouech, Mediterranean Network of Experts on Climate and Environmental Change (MedECC)


The UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan-Barcelona Convention system as an essential platform for climate action

– Tatjana Hema, UNEP/MAP Coordinator


Implementing climate action in the region with a focus on land and agriculture

– Angelo Riccaboni, Chair of PRIMA Foundation

Press and Media contact

If you are a journalist interested in receiving further information on the Pavilion’s activities, announcements, press events or booking interviews with a Mediterranean Pavilion’s representative, please register writing to:


If you wish to access all press releases, high-res photos and TV quality footage, visit our shared drive.

Download the Mediterranean Pavilion Press Dossier

Press Releases & Media Announcements

If you want to receive the press releases regarding the Mediterranean Pavilion, please contact: media@ufmsecretariat.org