Euro-Mediterranean news

Tandem – A new European cultural programme

In September 2012, the EU Cultural Foundation will pilot an exchange programme (Tandem) for cultural managers across several countries in the Arab-Mediterrean region. Tandem connects cultural managers from European Union countries and neighbouring countries who want to build long-term partnerships and expand their skills and networks. The programme currently exists between Moldova, Turkey, Ukraine and EU countries. The Tandem festival came to Chisinau, ...

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Mediterranean Journalist Award 2012: focus on civil society and democracy-building

The Anna Lindh Foundation has officially launched the 6th edition of the Mediterranean Journalist Award. The contest, which will run until 20 July 2012, is open to journalists from the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean, who are invited to compete for cash prizes of €2,500. An international jury will preselect 15 finalists to be invited to attend the award ceremony due to ...

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Egyptian presidential election, 2012

A presidential election will be held in Egypt on 23 and 24 May 2012 (with a run-off on 16 and 17 June 2012, if necessary). It will be the second presidential election in Egypt’s history with more than one candidate, following the 2005 election, and the first presidential election after the 2011 Egyptian revolution during the Arab Spring. If you want to investigate Egypt’s presidential favourites (Where they stand, ...

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Sea of Words Short Story Contest

The Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean are launching the fifth edition of the international short story contest “A Sea of Words” aimed at young people from the 42 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean space. The theme for the 2012 edition is: “Youth Future and the Dialogue Between Generations”. The contest is aimed at the production of short stories ...

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Regions and renewable energy – the report ENERMED

As part of the report ENERMED, the Mediterranean Institute coordinated the development of a study by the state of play of regional governance of renewable energy in the Mediterranean. The development of renewable energy is a major challenge for the future of Europe and the entire planet. The transition from a world economy based on fossil fuels to an economy ...

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Gouv’Airnance: Mediterranean cities against air pollution

The first meeting of the Gouv’Airnance project (Governance of air quality in Mediterranean cities), funded under the Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (CBCMed) programme, took place in Tripoli, Lebanon on 17, 18 and 19 April 2012. GOUV’AIRNANCE aims to reduce urban air pollution in the Mediterranean by the establishment of means of measurements and an integrated territorial governance of ...

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