Union for the Mediterranean Senior Officials endorse new regional projects and discuss preparations of two major events

April 1, 2019
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The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) endorsed last Thursday two new regional projects to contribute to the transition towards sustainable, low-carbon and climate-resilient development (Clima-Med) and on encouraging the development of skills, knowledge and research in the field of Blue Economy (Blue Skills).

The meeting was also the occasion to discuss the preparations of the upcoming 4th UfM Ministerial Meeting on Employment and Labour, set to take place on 1-3 April in Cascais, Portugal, as well as the UfM Business Forum in Cairo, Egypt on 18 June, which will be held in partnership with the German and Egyptian Ministers for economic cooperation and trade.

The Senior Officials of the UfM meet regularly to oversee and coordinate the work of the UfM. They approve the budget and the work programme of the Secretariat as well as discuss the project proposals submitted by the Secretariat for approval and endorsement.


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The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)

Countries covered:

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