Season’s greetings: discover the “Mediterranean Wrapped 2021”


Although 2021 has proven to be yet another challenging year, it has also come with its fair share of great results for the ENI CBC Med Programme community in promoting a more competitive, innovative, social and sustainable Mediterranean region. Among some of the most significant results made possible thanks to the efforts of organizations working together across borders, we would like to mention the following highlights: 

  • Projects increasingly delivering for the people, from the youth, local communities to the elderly and most vulnerable. Discover a selection of impactful stories by clicking on the below images.

  • Besides being a framework for cooperation and project funding, the Programme has also proved to be a platform for young people from across the Mediterranean to connect and share their aspirations regarding a variety of topics including employment, climate change, health, gender equality, human rights, etc. Click on the images below to watch the highlights of the youth dialogue we organized to celebrate the Europe Day 2021 and the “CLEANMED - Young people for zero pollution in the Mediterranean” event in the framework of the EU Green Week. 

  • The participation in major events and campaigns, including the recent first-edition of Day of Mediterranean, the COP26 Climate Change Conference, and international celebrations such as the World Tourism Day, the World Water Day, the International Women's Day and the World Day of Social Justice. Click on the images below to learn more. 

  • The launch of a new generation of projects, the so-called “capitalization” projects. These 16 initiatives will seek to disseminate, transfer and mainstream into local policies valuable experiences from previous projects. Last November, we had the opportunity to physically meet with the lead beneficiaries of these projects for a training seminar. Read what happened

  • Important steps were taken for the definition of the thematic objectives and governance of the Interreg ‘NEXT MED’, the third edition of the Programme. A consolidated of the document, built through extensive consultations with concerned stakeholders at national level, is currently being reviewed by the representatives of the 15 participating countries (Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Jordan, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey). More information concerning the new Interreg NEXT MED programme will be available early 2022.  

We wish you a serene and joyful holidays season and look forward to new cooperation achievements and opportunities throughout 2022.