Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

22 May 2017
Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood. EIDHR Call for Proposals 2016/2017 - Jordan Closing date: June 28, 2017  …
Torino Process

Vocational education and training in the Southern Mediterranean countries: New website offers a wealth of information and comparison tool

22 May 2017
The European Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) flagship programme ‘The Torino Process’ has had a digital facelift. The new website allows users to easily extract and compare facts, figures and trends on vocational education and training (VET) reform in countries bordering Europe, including those of the…
Civil Society Facility South Training

Civil Society Online Training Lab: EU project offers training of trainers for Southern Mediterranean countries

22 May 2017
The EU-funded Civil Society Facility South (CSFS) has launched a Call for Application for its Online Lab for Training of Trainers (TOTs) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from the Southern Mediterranean. This Online Lab project is designed to strengthen the CSOs dialogue capacities in Algeria…
High level meeting on Energy Efficiency in the Mediterranean

Fostering energy efficiency solutions in the Mediterranean: High level meeting held in Malta

22 May 2017
An Informal High level meeting on Energy Efficiency in the Mediterranean was held on 18 and 19 May in Malta gathering UfM Ministers in charge of energy, government representatives and stakeholders to discuss how to enhance regional cooperation to implement energy efficiency solutions in the…
EU Development Council

EU adopts new consensus for development and recognises need for coordination between humanitarian and development actions

19 May 2017
EU ministers in charge of development, gathering in Brussels today, adopted a new European consensus on development. This joint statement by the three institutions (Parliament, Council and Commission) sets out a new framework for development cooperation for the EU and its member states. "The new…
EU-Morocco flag

Morocco: radio station for single mothers launched as part of EU project

19 May 2017
A community radio aimed at supporting single mothers was launched this week in Morocco as part of an EU-funded project in partnership with the Ministry of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development. Single mothers will be presenting the programmes themselves broadcast on "Mothers on air…
Mogherini and Hahn

European Neighbourhood Policy Report: reenergising relations with neighbouring countries through tailor-made partnerships

18 May 2017
The European Commission today published a neighbourhood-wide Joint Report on the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Today's report demonstrates that the new policy approach ensures stronger joint ownership and more flexibility by recognising different aspirations and diversity of…

Mogherini to host meeting of Libya Quartet next week in Brussels

18 May 2017
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will host a meeting of the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the League of Arab States (Libya Quartet) in Brussels on Tuesday 23 May 2017. This will be the second meeting of the Libya Quartet. It follows up on the meeting hosted by…

EU4Youth: EU Delegation in Tunis and EU Neighbours South give Tunisian youth a voice

18 May 2017
The EU Delegation in Tunisia, with the support of the EU Neighbours South project, organised an event focused on the EU’s support to youth in the areas of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, which gathered over 200 participants on 13 May in Tunis. The event, opened by the EU Ambassador in…
EU support to Education in Syria

New EU support for education in Syria

17 May 2017
The European Union has again this week renewed its commitment to the right of every human to education, even in the most challenging of circumstances. Under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, the EU will provide €10 million to support Education Directorates in opposition-held areas…