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The European MED-InA project aims at zero waste in three Mediterranean cities - 12/12/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Avitem and Aix-en-Provence's E3D-Environment will present the Med-InA "zero waste" project in Marseille, which is being implemented in Irbid, La Marsa and Ribera.

Emerging Valley makes African start-ups shine under the Provencal sun - 12/05/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE / AFRICA. The third edition of Emerging Valley provided an opportunity for exchanges between European, Mediterranean and African digital start-ups, their ecosystems and institutions. The event has established itself as the hub for reflection in this field between the two continents.

Benyamin Netanyahu indicted for corruption, fraud and breach of trust - 11/21/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

ISRAEL. Outgoing Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is suspected of corruption, fraud and breach of trust in three different cases.

The Two Shores Summit is a bust - 06/24/2019 - Gérard Tur

MEDITERRANEAN. The heads of state and government did not respond to Emmanuel Macron's invitation for the Summit of the Two Shores in Marseille. However, civil society has done its work and proposed nearly 300 projects. Fourteen were selected.

EU launches new programme (InvestEU) to boost investment - 04/19/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

EUROPEAN UNION. The InvestEU programme is preparing to bring together all fourteen of the European Union's financial instruments. The successor to the Juncker plan, it will make it easier and more efficient to finance investment projects.

Protest against a fifth term for Abdelaziz Bouteflika recruits more and more demonstrators - 03/08/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

ALGERIA. The demonstrations against the new candidacy of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, still hospitalized in Geneva, are gathering more and more participants as the government tries to justify a fifth term as the only solution to avoid chaos.

Algerians demonstrate against a fifth term for Abdelaziz Bouteflika - 02/25/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

ALGERIA. A number of protests have taken place in Algeria since the official announcement that Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for a new presidential term, his fifth.

Anima Investment Network innovates with The Next Society - 05/22/2017 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. A project supported by the European Union but also a federating movement, The Next Society aims to rethink innovation in Europe and the Southern Mediterranean by associating start-ups, sectoral clusters and public/private technology transfer centres.

Fostering women's participation in Mediterranean economic life - 05/15/2015

With the support of the Secretariat of the UfM The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean is organising a conference on “Fostering women’s participation in economic life” to be held in Barcelona from 19 to 21 May 2015. The conference will provide a forum for in-depth dialogue among interested stakeholders.  ...

"We need to educate people about citizenship" - 05/15/2015

With the support of the Secretariat of the UfM

The "Forming responsible citizens" project, which has been approved by the Union for the Mediterranean and is founded on a government/NGO partnership, aims to contribute to instilling values of interdependent and sustainable development, freedom and gender equality from school age.

Giving a voice to women in Mediterranean media - 05/15/2015

With the support of the Secretariat of the UfM

Better integrating women into the media while tackling stereotypes would not only bolster their economic power but also ensure a greater variety of information. That is exactly what the MedMedia project, supported by the European Union, is aiming to achieve.

"One village, one product", and women at the helm - 05/15/2015

With the support of the Secretariat of the UfM

The European Neighbourhood Policy's "One village, one product" scheme aims to promote the emergence of women in agricultural area development.

Med NC, a new chance for Mediterranean women - 05/15/2015

With the support of the Secretariat of the UfM

The New Chance Mediterranean Network (Med NC) is building on the sucess of the Second Chance Schools in Marseille and across France. It allows young women in particular to benefit from personalised pathways support, to escape their exclusion from the labour market.
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