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,…
Cultural training and the job market: Med Culture hosts discussion among Tunisian stakeholders

Cultural training and the job market: Med Culture hosts discussion among Tunisian stakeholders

24, February, 2017
Nearly forty cultural stakeholders from civil society, the public sector and Tunisian universities and higher education institutes gathered in Tunis on 23 February for a meeting on ‘Employability and Higher Education in Cultural Management and Policies’, organised in the framework of the EU-funded…
Youth: a key driver to reverse climate change in the Mediterranean region

Youth: a key driver to reverse climate change in the Mediterranean region

24, February, 2017
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) today hosted the first General Assembly meeting of the Mediterranean Youth Climate Network (MYCN) in Barcelona, which aims to promote awareness, advocate, share experiences and support local initiatives to fight climate change. Initiated during the MedCOP…
EU support for community radios in Morocco

EU support for community radios in Morocco

23, February, 2017
A Moroccan Federation of Community Radios has been set up at a meeting in Marrakech on 18-19 February, with the support of an EU-funded project for the strengthening of community radio in Morocco. The meeting brought together about 50 representatives of community radios and organisations lobby for…
Israel hosts EU expert mission on combatting trafficking in human beings and impact of prostitution legislation

Israel hosts EU expert mission on combatting trafficking in human beings and impact of prostitution legislation

23, February, 2017
A two-day expert mission on combatting trafficking in human beings and impact of prostitution laws took place in Israel this week, one of a series of activities in which Israel and the European Union are exchanging know-how and experience through the TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information…
Sustainable water management in focus as SWIM project highlights first activities

Sustainable water management in focus as SWIM project highlights first activities

23, February, 2017
The EU-funded ‘Sustainable Water Integrated Management and Horizon 2020 Support Mechanism’ project has released its first newsletter, highlighting its first activities, from a series of fact-finding missions to all eight Mediterranean partner countries to the project’s first regional training event…
EU condemns latest demolitions of Palestinian structures in Area C

EU condemns latest demolitions of Palestinian structures in Area C

23, February, 2017
The EU has condemned the latest demolitions of Palestinian structures in Area C of the occupied West Bank, in a statement issued on 21 February by the European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah.  “The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah deplore the…
‘Talents Abroad: Moroccans of the World’: OECD report presented as part of EU-funded project

‘Talents Abroad: Moroccans of the World’: OECD report presented as part of EU-funded project

22, February, 2017
A study was presented in the Moroccan capital Rabat on 21 February entitled ‘Talents Abroad: Moroccans of the World’. The study, conducted by the OECD and the Ministry for Moroccans living abroad and migration affairs as part by the EU-funded SHARAKA project, examines the socio-demographic…