UfM 7th Regional Forum

1 December (TBC). UfM Foreign Affairs Ministers will gather in Barcelona to discuss for the 7th UfM Regional Forum, held on the occasion of the Day of the Mediterranean.

CLUSTER Virtual Launch Conference

The economic hardships following the COVID-19 pandemic have heavily affected employment opportunities in the Euro-Mediterranean region, raising numbers of citizens at risk of poverty and social exclusion. The COVID-19 crisis has severely affected labour markets around the world, hurting young people more than other age groups. Globally, youth employment fell by 8.7% in 2020 compared … Read more

Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is one of the main climate change hotspots in the world. Accelerated climate change effects have caused direct and already visible environmental challenges that, based on projections, are expected to worsen in the upcoming decades. These threats for the Mediterranean environment, as well as its drivers, have been well identified and understood over … Read more

The Mediterranean at the Ateneu

IEMed and Ateneu Barcelonès organise a day dedicated to the Mediterranean with two round tables and a musical performance. The session is opened by Isona Passola, president of Ateneu Barcelonès, and Senén Florensa, executive president of IEMed. The first round table called “What society do we want? Youth and social transformation“, counts with young people … Read more

Reporting on climate change complexity in the Mediterranean region

Mediterranean countries are facing a set of complex and interrelated challenges that are increasing climate change vulnerability of the region – many of which are directly related to water, energy and food production, distribution and use. These three elements are inextricably linked. Water is used for energy production, and energy is the dominant cost factor … Read more

MedaWeek Barcelona 2021

The Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders is an iconic economic conference dedicated to promoting the Mediterranean region worldwide. This event endorses the key economic sectors and the cultural values of this region through a wide variety of forums. MedaWeek Barcelona serves as the main meeting point for voicing the interests of the private sector in … Read more

UfM Trade and Investment Forum 2021 – 3rd edition

The third edition of the UfM Trade and Investment Forum will be held on 11 November 2021 from 10:00 – 14:00. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held in a digital format and will be streamed online to a broad audience in all UfM Member States. The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), … Read more

Here’s a quick snapshot of what the International Mediterranean Day logo can and can’t be used for.