Libya Quartet

Mogherini: we expect all Libyan parties to engage in dialogue

24 May 2017
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini hosted yesterday in Brussels a meeting of the Libya Quartet – the EU, the African Union, the League of Arab States, and the United Nations - to assess developments in Libya since their last meeting in Cairo on 18 March and further coordinate their work to…
MedMedia meeting Beirut

MedMedia project holds meeting for broadcasters in Beirut on in-house training provision

23 May 2017
Representatives from nine public service broadcasters from the Southern Mediterranean met in Beirut on 12 and 13 May for the second phase of a peer-to-peer programme, supported by the EU-funded MedMedia project and organised in collaboration with the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean…
UfM Ministerial Conference on Sustainable Urban Development

Sustainable Urban Development in the Euro-Mediterranean region: UfM Ministers agree on a structured framework for enhanced regional cooperation

23 May 2017
Gathered yesterday in Cairo on the occasion of the 2nd Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Sustainable Urban Development, the Ministers in charge of housing, municipal affairs and urban development from the 43 UfM Member States agreed on a UfM Urban Agenda to step-up…
Net-Med Youth Jordan

First Youth Coalition in Jordan launched in framework of EU project Net-Med Youth

23 May 2017
The EU-funded Net-Med Youth project supported the establishment of the first National Coalition of Youth Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in partnership with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)/Princess Basma Youth Resource Center. The Youth Coalition brings together over…
14th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies

Southern Mediterranean partners take part in European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies as part of EU project

23 May 2017
Within the framework of the EU-funded South Programme II, 11 experts from the Southern Mediterranean participated in the 14th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs), organised by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Central Election Commission…
EU-Israel flags

EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation visits Israel

23 May 2017
The EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, met last week in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Minister of Economy and Industry Eli Cohen, to discuss Israel's successful participation in Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation funding programme. The…
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…