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The UfM Ministerial Meeting on Labour and Employment (27 September, Jordan) has set a stronger regional cooperation framework for tangible initiatives and projects on youth employability in the Mediterranean. The 43 UfM Member States have reaffirmed their commitment to a comprehensive regional dimension and support the UfM Secretariat’s initiatives to foster human development and job creation, especially for our youth, which is the main asset for the future and stability of our region. We need to place young people at the core of regional cooperation efforts to make them active players of the region’s socio-economic future. At present, the UfM Mediterranean Initiative for Jobs (Med4Jobs) has 12 projects running, targeting over 100,000 young people and supporting the development of over 800 SMEs.
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Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment Union for the Mediterranean commits to fight structural unemployment

UfM Conference urgently calls for the full participation of women as main vectors for regional stability and development UfM Conference urgently calls for the full participation of women as main vectors for regional stability and development

MedCOP Climate 2016 in Tangier MedCOP Climate 2016 in Tangier: The UfM backs concrete schemes to drive a shared Mediterranean climate agenda

UfM Member States approve 4 new regional development projects UfM Member States approve 4 new regional development projects

Unleashing the potential of the Mediterranean Unleashing the potential of the Mediterranean: the UfM promotes 45 regional cooperation projects in 2016

Development and peace go hand in hand Development and peace go hand in hand: UfM & Germany launch new project to promote youth employment in the region

Institutional partnership to strengthen intercultural and interfaith dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region Institutional partnership to strengthen intercultural and interfaith dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Governments and institutions in Paris and Amman Governments and institutions in Paris and Amman have worked with the UfM Secretariat to push forward the regional agenda on gender equality

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The Mediterranean basin constitutes one of the regions with the largest growth potential in the world. Young entrepreneurs must believe in the future and assume certain risks, by analysing their project’s viability in cooperation with local partners.” Read more
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Women for the Mediterranean: Driving force for stability and development Agadir SME Programme – Fostering SME competitiveness and trade in the Agadir agreement member countries

Meet students from the Skills for Success Programme in Beirut, Lebanon Izmir Urban Integrated Waste Management Project

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Women for the Mediterranean: Driving force for stability and development Women for the Mediterranean: Driving force for stability and development

Meet students from the Skills for Success Programme in Beirut, Lebanon Meet students from the Skills for Success Programme in Beirut, Lebanon

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24-25 October 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. Valletta, Malta
1 November Launching event of the “Integrated Programme for the Protection of the Lake Bizerte against Pollution”. Tunis, Tunisia
2-3 November ANIMA EMEA Business Forum, within the context of the Mediterranean Economic Week in Marseille. Marseille, France
7-18 November UfM activities at the COP22. Marrakesh, Morocco
11 November Mediterranean Climate Agenda of the COP
14 November Launching of UfM Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Platform and Launching of the SPREF Project
15 November SPREF (SEMed Private Renewable Energy Framework) Conference
17 November UfM High Level Side-Event on stability and sustainable development of the Mediterranean
29-30 November Med Ports Forum. Marseille, France
30 November
– 2 December
MedaWeek 2016, Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders. Barcelona, Spain
1 December UfM Ministerial Conference on Energy. Rome, Italy
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