International Relations



Dear Rectors, dear Delegates, dear Friends,As you maybe already know on November 6th, 2022 the 27th Edition of the Conference of the Parties has started in Sharm El Sheik.UNIMED is actively participating in the COP27, in the Mediterranean Pavilion, in support of the Interreg MED programme.We are very glad to invite you to follow online the events we have organised in supporting the Interreg MED programme and events in which we have involved UNIMED members.// Tourism climate action plans in the Mediterranean, a vision for the future – 11th November, 10:00 – 11:00 (Egypt time, CET+1)// Mediterranean biodiversity challenges : acting against marine litter – 16th November, 12:30 – 13:30 (Egypt time, CET+1)// Promoting green & blue growth innovation in the Mediterranean: adopting circular economy strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation – 17th November, 15:00 – 16:00 (Egypt time, CET+1)// How to close the climate knowledge gaps in the Mediterranean region – 18th November, 12:30 – 13:30 (Egypt time, CET+1)More details on these events are available scrolling down this communication.We also inform you that on November 9th, 2022 (16:15 – 17:15 – Egypt local time, CET+1) it will be held the event “Accelerating the green transition in the Mediterranean: spotlight on funding opportunities”, the event, organised by the ENI CBC MED programme, will focus on the priorities and funding available under three EU programmes, namely Interreg NEXT MED, Interreg Euro-MED and PRIMA, to support cooperation projects aiming at delivering the green transition in the Mediterranean area.Besides, UNIMED staff will be at the Mediterranean Pavilion (Blue Zone) from November 9th to 11th and from the 15th to 18th, 2022.If you, or any representative of your University, will be in Sharm El Sheik participating at the COP27 in those dates, please write to Emilia Stoduto ( and Nathalie Clauter ( can read more about the Mediterranean Pavilion here.Thank you for your attention.Best regards,Marcello ScalisiUNIMED DirectorUNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union