The 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, took place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.
Building on the success of the first three editions, the 4th UfM Regional Forum provided the occasion to take stock of the progress achieved to date, and to discuss the way forward to strengthen development, cooperation and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
Event “Event: Climate and Environment in the Mediterranean region, our common challenge “
On the occasion of the Regional Forum, the UfM Secretariat organised an event to present the main conclusions of the first-ever comprehensive scientific report on the impact of climate and environmental change in the Mediterranean region, developedsince 2015 by a network of over 80 scientists from across the Euro-Mediterranean area named MedECC– Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change.
During the Forum, scientists, policymakers and key stakeholders discussed the main vulnerabilities in our region as well as its resilience to climate change in the coming years. As a partner of MedECC, Plan Bleu participated in this event, in particular through the intervention of Elen Lemaitre-Curri, director of Plan Bleu, who presented the MedECC report.
The presentation of the report was live streamed on UfM websiteand on social media channels.