March 2018 Egypt, Poised for a Comeback to the Mediterranean Region
Roger Albinyana Director of Mediterranean Regional Policies and Human Development IEMed - The European Institute of the Mediterranean


On 6 February 2018, the Senior Officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Union for the Mediterranean member states confirmed the appointment of Egyptian Ambassador Nasser Kamel as the new Secretary General of the organisation. Fathallah Sijilmassi’s mandate came to an end on 28 February 2018. This will mark a new turning point in the life of the young institution and offers an opportunity to take stock of the work achieved over the last few years and identify the main challenges for the upcoming period.


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