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Four new regional projects labeled by the UfM

Four new regional projects are labeled by the UfM. The development of a wind farm in Jordan, the creation of a Mediterranean water knowledge platform, a capacity building programme aimed at promoting civic education in schools and a programme aimed at stimulating green industries and entrepreneurship are the four new projects recently labelled by the UfM.

Roundtable on Neighbourhood Policy and the Mediterranean Youth

Under the coordination of UNIMED and the French Embassy in Italy (Institut Français Italia), a roundtable on the "Neighbourhood Policy and the Mediterranean Youth. The key role of Training and Mobility" will be organized from 30th September to 1st October 2014 in Rome. Further information about this event will be published soon.

Research Meets Diplomacy - Europe as a Global Actor

The European Commision organizes in Brussels next 5th June 2014 the Conference "Research Meets Diplomacy: Europe as a Global Actor", which aims at taking stock of the rich research conducted on the European Union as a global actor under FP7 and at moving the debate into the future. It continues a long-standing tradition of fruitful exchanges between researchers from the EU financed collaborative SSH projects and EU policy-makers.

WIRE 2014 International Conference - Rebooting Regional Policy for Innovation and Growth

The "Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2014" (WIRE V) will take place this year in Athens from 12th to 13th June 2014 under the auspices of the Greek EU Presidency. The Conference ( is organised by the National Documentation Centre of Greece (EKT) and the European Commission, in collaboration with the General Secretariat for Research & Technology.

Research and Innovation in the service of Economy and Society European Neighbourhood and the Black Sea Region

The overall objective of the RInES Conference (Thessaloniki, Greece, from 29th May 2014 to 30th May 2014) is to highlight the important role of the International Cooperation / INCO for the EU by reinforcing the collaboration with the European Neighbourhood / ENP and Black Sea region countries within the framework of the research and innovation, exploiting its potential as an integral part of a comprehensive package of external action.

5th INCO Conference - Addressing Future Challenges

INCONTACT 2020, is organizing the “5th INCO Conference - Addressing Future Challenges”, from 2nd to 4th June 2014 in Athens, Greece. The Conference is organized under the auspices of DG Research of the European Commission and the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology. This year’s event is dedicated to the role of integrated research in addressing global challenges.

Horizon 2020 Conference - Meeting EuroMed Common Challenges

The EU promotes R&I through its seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). FP7 launched its last round of calls in 2013, and now the EU is preparing for the launch of its successor, Horizon 2020, the largest collaborative transnational research programme in the world with an expected overall budget of €79 billion from 2014 to 2020. Horizon 2020 offers many opportunities for addressing EuroMed Common Challenges through R&I international cooperation.

Call to Action for Implementing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Achieving water, energy and food security for everyone within the planetary boundaries is one of the greatest challenges humankind is facing today.

The International Conference on Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, meeting in Bonn, Germany on May 19th and 20th 2014, recognizes that water, energy and food are increasingly interrelated. Considering water, energy and food together in a “nexus” framework is both necessary and forward looking.


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