UfM: reinforced cooperation on ambitious targets for energy sustainability in the Mediterranean

June 15, 2021
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The UfM Ministerial Meeting on Energy was held on 14 June, and culminated in a Joint Ministerial Declaration, in which all UfM Member States agreed to join efforts to address the region’s energy challenges, and to promote a sustainable and inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

The Ministerial Declaration raises the ambition of the region to contribute to a green, just and fair energy transition and untapping all the existing opportunities, in line with the climate goals.

The declaration also states its support to the UfM Energy Platforms, the main dialogue forum in the region, and mandates to elaborate a strategic Roadmap for Action that will include concrete activities to implement the objectives of the declaration: the UfM Regional Electricity Market Platform, the UfM Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Platform, and the UfM Gas Platform.

For more information:

Press release 

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia