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Med-Mobil Conference: Mobility in the Mediterranean: Results, Recommendations and the way forward

More than 70 participants from different European and South-Mediterranean countries attended the ENPI CBCMED Med-Mobil final Conference “Mobility in the Mediterranean: Results, Recommendations and the way forward” that took place in Rome, hosted by Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma (UNINT), on 16-17 May 2016.
During the Conference on Mobility, organised in the framework of the ENPI CBCMED Med-Mobil project as the final conference of the project, the project results of the project were presented. It was also the occasion to learn more about the results of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility thanks to the presentation by Claudia Peritore, from the INDIRE, as well as about the ENPI and the future ENI programme, introduced by Renato Botti, from the Joint Technical Secretariat of the ENPI CBC MED Programme.

Here below you can find the Programme and the PDF presentations.

ENPI CBCMED Med-Mobil final Conference
Mobility in the Mediterranean:
Results, Recommendations and the way forward
16-17 May 2016 – Rome
Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma- UNINT

Day 1 : 16 May 2016

Moderator: Marcello Scalisi, UNIMED Director, Italy

9.30 – 10.15 Introduction and welcome

Francisco Matte Bon, Rector of UNINT – Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma
Wail Benjelloun – UNIMED President
Pablo Morales – Head Coordinator for International Projects, Chamber of Commerce of Seville, Spain

10.15 – 11.30 Presentation of Med-Mobil project results

Key note Speaker:

Pablo Morales, Head Coordinator for International Projects – Chamber of Commerce of Seville, Spain

Intervention:

Monther Jamhawi, Director General Department of Antiquities of Jordan – Jordan University of Science and Technology
Hani Qusa, Vice-Rector for Planning and External Relations – University College of Applied Sciences, Palestine
Carmen Torres, International Projects and Networking – UNIMED, Italy

Presentation from beneficiaries of Med-Mobil mobility activities:
Niccolò Porcellato, Student of Interpreting – UNINT – Rome, Italy
Sabrina Campoli, Student of Arabic Language and Culture – Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00 ERASMUS+ – International Credit Mobility – KA1

Key note Speaker:

Claudia Peritore, Head of Unit Higher Education- Erasmus+ – INDIRE: Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility: Two years after: Lessons learned

Questions and answers

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break

14.30-16.00 Mobility as a tool for enhancing cooperation between the EU and Southern Mediterranean countries and among them: Best practices and lessons learned from other projects and initiatives

Intervention:

Emmanuelle Gardan, Programme Manager – Higher Education and Research Division – Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean: Addressing mobility from a regional perspective
Silvia Marchionne, International Projects and Networking – UNIMED, Italy: KA1 Erasmus+: The COMMO Project
Valentina Manzato, International Higher Education Officer – University of Bologna: Recognition as a key challenge of international mobility and student exchange: the Reconow Tempus project
Marco Di Donato, International Projects and Networking – UNIMED, Italy: Fondazione di Sardegna “Sardegna ForMed Initiative”

15.30- 15.45 Coffee break

16.15 – 17.30 Presentation and Round table on Med-Mobil policy recommendations

Moderator:

Konstantina Karra, Innovation Consultant – KINNO Consultants, Greece

Intervention:
Dolly Nammour, Director of External Academic Relations, Grants Contracts – Birzeit University, Palestine
Juan Guerrero, Expert for Mobility Programmes – Chamber of Commerce of Seville, Spain
Marcello Scalisi , Director – UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union, Italy

Day 2: 17 May 2016

9.30 – 9.50 Welcome 

Enrico Granara, Coordinator of Euro-Mediterranean and MENA Multilateral Initiatives –Directorate General of Political and Security Affairs, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

9.50 – 11.00 Workshop on Cross Border Cooperation within the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI): Programme and Guidelines

Key note speaker:

Renato Botti, Project Officer – Joint Technical Secretariat of ENPI CBC MED Programme

Intervention:

Monther Jamhawi, Director General Department of Antiquities of Jordan – Jordan University of Science and Technology: Mobility Enhancement through Promoting intercultural dialogue
Mohamad Jalal Mahfouz, President of PDA- Planning and Development Agency, Lebanon: PDA experiences with ENPI programme
Dolly Nammour, Director of External Academic Relations, Grants Contracts; Tina Y. Q. Rafidi, Director of the Palestine and Arabic program – Birzeit University, Palestine: On Crossing Borders: Mobility and Exchange in Palestinian Higher Education Institutions (the case of Birzeit University)

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00 Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation: focus on Employability and the link University-Enterprise

Hassan Dennaoui, Business Development Consultant – Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Tripoli – Lebanon: Brains’ mobility between Mediterranean countries: benefits and barriers
Alaa E. Ezz, Secretary General, Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations “CEEBA”and Federation of Egyptian Chambers: Linkage between Academia and Business for Employability in the Mediterranean
Sandro Pettinato, Vice Secretary General – Unioncamere, Italy: The network of Chamber of commerce for SME’s in growing in digital and setting links between education and work
Daniela Baglieri, Vice-President Technology Transfer – University of Messina, Italy: Entrepreneurial Universities and Ecosystems: Leveraging Mobility

13.00 – 13.30 Wrap up and conclusions

13.30-14.30 Light lunch

Here you will find a video showed at the occasion of the Final Conference 

The Med-Mobil project

The ENPI CBCMED-funded Med-Mobil project intends to create a framework of cooperation aiming at facilitating the exchange of students, professionals and young entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean area by supporting future regulations and improving and consolidating existing programmes and initiatives. The project will also serve to tests 192 short mobilities in the Mediterranean region. For further information, please find here the leaflet of the project and visit the website: www.medmobil.eu