France, being the President of the European Union, and Egypt, are the co-chairs of the Barcelona Process: Union for the Mediterranean. The two countries will co-preside together with Jordan, the hosting country, the Ministerial Conference on Water that will take place on the 22nd December 2008, preceded by a Civil Society Day on the 21st December 2008.
This ministerial conference will have a double objective: i) to set the guidelines of a long-term strategy on water in the Mediterranean; ii) to announce first concrete projects that are coherent with this strategy. You can read more about the Ministerial Conference here
Updated on 12/18/2008 3:10:32 PM.