High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini at the 4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean

On Thursday 10th October, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will co-chair, together with Jordan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, the 4th meeting of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona (Spain). Hosted by Spanish Foreign Minister and High Representative/Vice-President-designate Josep Borrell, the meeting will gather Ministers from the 43 UfM member countries and observers, which includes the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, the President of the Anna Lindh Foundation, representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM, the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly, the European Investment Bank and the European Economic and Social Committee, in the presence of the Secretary General of the UfM Secretariat, Nasser Kamel. The Regional Forum will be an opportunity to review the organisation’s achievements until now, exchange views on the future priorities and discuss how to best harness the potential of this unique platform to increase dialogue and cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region and make sure that the UfM contributes to ongoing work for peace, stability and prosperity. High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini will open the Forum and participate in the press conference. In the margins of the Forum an event on “Climate and Environment in the Mediterranean region, our common challenge” will take place.