CapDel launch

Algeria: launch of the programme ‘Participatory Democracy and Local Development’ in the municipality of Djemila in Sétif

01 March 2017
The programme for strengthening local development actors (CapDEL), funded by the Algerian Government, through the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government-Algeria, the European Union in Algeria and implemented by the United Nations Programme for the Development (UNDP) was launched on 26…
Drama Diversity and Development

Drama, Diversity and Development project holds advocacy events in Lebanon, Palestine and Tunisia

01 March 2017
The EU-funded Drama, Diversity and Development project has organised three advocacy initiatives in Lebanon, Palestine, and Tunisia. During these events, DDD’s team shared the results achieved by the project both on the local and regional levels, in collaboration with the sub-grantees in each…
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Cross-border cooperation, a voice for local and regional authorities in Euro-Mediterranean relations

01 March 2017
A report on cross-border cooperation was adopted by the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local (ARLEM), the body of the European Committee of the Regions in charge of Euro-Mediterranean relations, at its 8th plenary session held last week in Malta. The report focuses on the contribution of local and…
EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah visit Palestinian community in Area C facing threat of demolition

EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah visit Palestinian community in Area C facing threat of demolition

28 February 2017
The EU Heads of Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah today visited Khan al Ahmar, adjacent to East Jerusalem, composed of five Bedouin communities, where they met with community leaders and humanitarian organisations that deliver aid to the community and visited structures threatened with demolition…
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Southern Mediterranean and EU local leaders urge for concerted international action to stabilise Mediterranean

28 February 2017
Local and regional leaders from across the Mediterranean and the European Union have urged national governments and the international community to work more closely with mayors and governors to help stabilise North Africa and the Middle East. The conflict in Libya and the challenges of migration…

Report compares European and MENA firms’ ability to export

27 February 2017
While productivity, R&D and size are important factors when determining a firm’s ability to export, impediments and accelerators tend to differ in the North and South of the Mediterranean, as shown by the latest report from the EU-funded Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Institutes (FEMISE…

EU supports gender equality in Palestinian police

27 February 2017
The Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) has launched its five-year Gender Strategy to promote gender equality in the police and in its services to society. Developed in coordination with UN Women and with technical support from EUPOL COPPS, this comprehensive and innovative action framework proposes a…

Jordan: EBRD contributes to improving refugees’ living conditions

27 February 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is contributing to the construction of a wastewater pipeline in Jordan, as the influx of refugees from Syria continues to put a strain on the country’s resources. Reducing untreated sewage overflows will alleviate the risks of…

Jordan: EU-funded project holds cultural entrepreneurship workshop

27 February 2017
The EU-funded Med Culture project is holding its second regional workshop on “Cultural Entrepreneurship: how to create your own business model” from 26 to 28 February in Amman. The three-day workshop is organised in three sessions: the first will be dedicated to sustainability; the second to the…
Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

27 February 2017
Tenders grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the link below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood. Strengthen the protection of personal data - Morocco Closing date: April 21,…