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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations
News article8 October 2018Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

UfM Regional Forum: Foreign Ministers meet in Barcelona to celebrate 10 years of the Union for the Mediterranean

The third Regional Forum of the  Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) took place in Barcelona today to mark the 10th anniversary of the UfM. The European Union and Jordan are co-chairs of the UfM. On the EU side, HRVP Mogherini and Commissioner for...

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The third Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) took place in Barcelona today to mark the 10th anniversary of the UfM. The European Union and Jordan are co-chairs of the UfM. On the EU side, HRVP Mogherini and Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn attended the Regional Forum. In the margins of the Regional Forum, Commissioner Hahn also met with Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the UfM.

In a challenging regional context, the UfM is a unique platform where members meet on an equal footing to define sector strategies and implement concrete initiatives in the Mediterranean region. As such, the UfM has become the privileged channel for regional cooperation in the Southern Neighbourhood.

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