OPTIMED project has been presented to the representatives of the 43 Member States of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), on the occasion of the first 2016 Senior Officials meeting, which was held in Barcelona, Spain, last 16th February.
On the occasion of the final conference of OPTIMED project, which took place last December in Barcelona, all the partners met on 19th December 2015 for the 5th and final Optimed project Steering Committee Meeting, organised in cooperation by the Chamber of Commerce of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) and the lead partner Region Autonomous of Sardinia.
In this issue you will find the results of the training course in Short Sea Shipping that took place last September in Barcelona and Cagliari; the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding within the framework of Egypt International Logistics Forum and the participation in the UfM Working Group. Furthermore, we’ll talk about the B2B meetings which took place last December in Marseille, Cagliari and Beirut. Finally, the summary of the project's Final Conference held in Barcelona and a few remarks of the last Steering Committee.
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The project, funded by the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme, with a total budget of € 1.999.403, aims to enhance the development of maritime transport and logistics sector in the Mediterranean, in order to ensure more efficient and sustainable trade relations between the northern and south-eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea.Read more...