PRESS RELEASE 140
Fourth Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean
07/10/2019

​The 4th Edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, will take place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.

This Forum will gather the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of member States of the UfM. Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission will be presiding the meeting in her quality as Co-president of the institution together with Ayman Safadi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan. Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation Josep Borrell and Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, will be attending as hosts.

This Fourth Edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean will provide an opportunity to discuss the current situation of the region together with the goals achieved and the future agenda in order to enhance development, cooperation, and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean area. 

Within the frame of the Regional Forum, the conclusions to the first scientific report on the impact of climate and environmental change within the Mediterranean region, drafted in 2015 by more than 80 from all over the Euro-Mediterranean area will be presented. This network of scientists, known as the MedECC, Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change, was built with the help of the Union for the Mediterranean and the Mediterranean Action Plan within the United Nations Environment Program through its Regional Activity Centre Plan Bleu.

The event will be hosted at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel in Barcelona. Directions on accreditation for the event shall be released in a press conference.  

 

 

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