After a year of Co-Chairing the organization together with Israel
The duties of the Chair of the European and Mediterranean Regulators Group for Electronic Communications Networks and Services (European Mediterranean Regulators Group – EMERG) for the year 2024, after a year of Co-Presidency of the organization together with Israel, has officially taken over by the Assistant Commissioner of Communications Petros Galidis.
As stated in an announcement by the Office of the Communications Commissioner, EMERG was founded on July 1, 2008 in Malta, as an independent platform of the National Regulatory Authorities of the Mediterranean and European countries for electronic communications networks and services.
The Countries EMERG members are Albania, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Slovenia, Switzerland , Tunisia and Turkey.
The principles of EMERG, it is noted, derive from the ideals and principles of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation defined in the Barcelona Declaration of November 28, 1995, which establishes the principles of a cooperative relationship which aims to establish the Mediterranean region in a common area of peace, stability and prosperity through the strengthening of political dialogue and cooperation in matters of security, economy, society and culture.