The Global Climate City Challenge, a joint initiative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM), offers technical assistance which would help prepare and fast-track financing of urban climate action projects.
The Energy Community’s Energy and Climate Committee, in cooperation with the European Commission's Directorate-General for Climate Action and the EU Regional Implementation of the Paris Agreement project, hosted a multi-stakeholder discussion on climate change under the “Talanoa Dialogue” process on 10 October in Vienna.
Clima-Med has presented the objectives of the project at the ‘Peer to Peer Dialogue for Supporting Local Authoritiesʹ Efforts in Energy Transition: Innovation and Research to Develop Energy Efficiency and Climate Solutions’, organized by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) during the International Beirut Energy Forum 2018.
The Project “Technical Assistance for Strengthening the National Nature Protection System for Implementation of Natura 2000 Requirements” officially ended on the 6th of September 2018 and the successful 36-month implementation period was celebrated with an event at the Bilkent Hotel in Ankara with the participation of more than 200 people.
A Delegation with high-officials, led by Ms Mungunchimeg Sanjaa - Vice Minister of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection (MoLSP), the Director of the Research institute for Labour and Social Protection, and managers at the General Office for Labour and Social Welfare Service in Mongolia were in Ireland, where our SECiM project organised a 5-day study visit (SV) to help our beneficiaries shape employment policy in Mongolia, and elaborate a draft “Law on Employment Promotion”.
Clima-Med participated in the Environmental Diplomatic Week Event in Cairo, organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Egypt, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment on Tuesday 25th of September in the presence of Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of the EU Delegation.
Clima-Med, the newly launched project funded by the European Union to support the transition towards sustainable, low-carbon and climate-resilient development in eight South Mediterranean countries, will take part in the 9th edition of the IBEF, one of the major networking events in the region.
The European Union is supporting Ukraine in building a sound regulatory environment for non-bank financial services. Specifically, it contributes to ensuring operational independence and enforcement powers of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC) through the EU-funded project "Strengthening the Regulation and Supervision of the Non-Bank Financial Market" (EU-FINREG).
At the end of July, the final conference for the “Department of Higher Education & Training: Mobilising stakeholders for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Dual System”, a project implemented with funds from the call of proposals launched by the HD-led “EU – SA Dialogue Facility”, was held. More than 150 participants, the Ambassador of the European Union, Dr Marcus Cornaro, representatives of the Austrian, German and Polish embassies, attended the event.