Brussels, 13 November 2019
Today, the Council adopted a framework for restrictive measures in response to Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. The framework will make it possible to sanction individuals or entities responsible for or involved in unauthorised drilling activities of hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The future of energy cooperation in the Mediterranean is inextricably linked to the combination of renewable energy and gas. The engineering and regulatory synergies between these two sectors are fundamental for the journey of the energy transition. This Forum will focus on the role of renewable energy and gas sources in developing sound regional regulatory frameworks and reliable markets along with the ultimate goal of creating a functioning Mediterranean energy market.The event will be a unique opportunity to discover the results achieved and the future challenges of the regional energy sector. This conference will be attended by internationally leading experts in the field of Euro-Mediterranean energy cooperation, European external energy policy and regulatory convergence in the energy sector.
EBRD, FAO and EU support Tunisian producers in their export ambitions. In Tunisia, the harvest season for olives is about to start. There are more than 300,000 olive growers and about one million people in the country who depend on a good season and strong harvest.
With 2019 marking the 40th anniversary of the European Union’s presence in Jordan, the partnership between the EU and Jordan remains strong and diverse.