Euro-Mediterranean news

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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Mediterra 2012, a report about Mediterranean Diet and developments in agriculture

The CIHEAM (International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies) has launched the 2012 edition of “Mediterra”, a report addressing developments in agriculture in all Mediterranean countries. Mediterra 2012 focuses on Mediterranean Diet and offers a multidimensional journey referring to history, socio-demographics, health, ecology, education, tourism, business, geo-economics, politics and the citizens’ initiative. Mediterra 2012 has been published in collaboration with ...

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France – Record number of women in Hollande’s cabinet

EuroMediter is glad to announce there’s gender parity in the French government. Nicolas Sarkozy promised a parity government in 2007, but failed to deliver. Five years later, newly elected president François Hollande has just done it. For the first time, France boasts as many women as men in its 34-member cabinet. Gender equality can be done after all. And to live these moments in Cannes, during ...

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