EU Neighbours South

CSF South launches its Café Debate Online Platform

17 January 2018
The Civil Society Facility South Program intends over next six months to organize a series of Café Debates (Online) between civil society activists from various countries of the southern Mediterranean. Topics to be discussed will focus on the realities and challenges of civil society in their…
FEMISE Research Paper – FDI in MENA: Impact of political and trade liberalisation process

FEMISE Research Paper – FDI in MENA: Impact of political and trade liberalisation process

15 January 2018
This study focuses on FDI in Middle East and North African countries (MENA). To this end, we use data for greenfield investments from FDI Markets that contains information about the number and volume of projects by source and destination countries all over the world for the period 2003-2012. In a…
EU Neighbours South

Euro-Med Women’s Foundation participates in a seminar on “Indirect Discrimination in the Public Service” in Morocco

15 January 2018
How do we measure discrimination against women and strengthen professional equality in the public sector? What is the impact of gender parity in the public action? Between the 14th and 15th of December 2017, Euro-Med Women’s Foundation participated in a seminar on "Indirect Discrimination in the…
EU Neighbours South

EU is concerned regarding recent arrests of Palestinian minors

15 January 2018
The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah issue the following statement: The European Union Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express their deep concern regarding the circumstances of the recent arrests of two Palestinian minors, Ahed Tamimi and Fawzi…
The roundtable brought together participants from more than 15 countries

From action plans to implementation: Cairo hosts roundtable on sustainable consumption and production

12 January 2018
The EU-funded SwitchMed programme was last month invited to present its policy methodology and ‘Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) National Action Plans’ at a roundtable in Cairo. The roundtable identified the challenges of financing SCP practices, and issued new recommendations, which…
European Union

“United We Stand Strong”: Opening ceremony marks beginning of Bulgaria’s EU Presidency

12 January 2018
On 11 January, EU leadership gathered in the Bulgarian capital Sofia for the inauguration ceremony of the country’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Bulgarian Presidency began on 1 January 2018 and will last 6 months as per usual practice at the Council of the EU. Before…
FEMISE

FEMISE annual conference: ‘Neighbours of Neighbours: Relations and Cooperation of the EU-Med towards Africa’

11 January 2018
The EU-funded Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Institutes (FEMISE) is holding its annual conference in Valetta, Malta, on 7-9 February 2018, around the subject of ‘Neighbours of Neighbours: Relations and Cooperation of the EU-Med towards Africa’. The FEMISE annual conference provides a…
EU Neighbours South

EU and Norway call extraordinary session of international donor group for Palestine

11 January 2018
Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini have decided to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC). An EU press release said there was an urgent need to bring all parties…