TAIEX and Twinning 2019 Highlights

TAIEX and Twinning 2019 Highlights

14 August 2020
TAIEX is the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission. TAIEX supports public administrations with regard to the approximation, application and enforcement of EU legislation as well as facilitating the sharing of EU best practices. It is largely needs-…
EMEA EMNES study - Assessing regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean

EMEA EMNES study - Assessing regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean: a multi-dimensional regional integration matrix

14 August 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean region brings together countries with different cultural backgrounds and economic, social and political realities that are each developing at a varying pace and integrating with variable geometry. The developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region during the last decade…
Young people are the main stakeholders of future-oriented investments.

International Youth Day: the EU highlights the importance of giving voice to the young people

13 August 2020
On the International Youth Day, the EU highlights the importance of giving voice to the young people and empowering them to better address the challenges of the future. The vast majority of the 1.8 billion young people are living in low-income countries, many affected by conflict. They have a key…
EBRD in Egypt

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development fosters private businesses in Egypt

13 August 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the real economy in Egypt with a US$ 200 million financing package to Banque Misr for trade and for on-lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and private businesses – a key segment of the local economy –…
National Competition for Water Conservation for Media Youth 2020

Egypt: Launch of the National Competition for Water Conservation for Media Youth 2020

12 August 2020
The European Union in Egypt, represented by the “EU-Water STARS” project, and the Ministry of Water Resources &Irrigation announce the launch of the National Competition for Water Conservation for Media Youth 2020. The contest aimed at encouraging media major students all over Egypt to produce…
Incident Response Team

INTERPOL deploys response team to site of Beirut explosion

12 August 2020
At the request of Lebanese authorities, INTERPOL is deploying a specialized IRT to Beirut following the explosion that resulted in the death of more than 150 people and destroyed a large swathe of the city. Days after the explosion, many people remain missing. The international team, which…
Masques créatifs

L’Union européenne en Jordanie contribue à la production de masques en réponse à la crise de la COVID-19

12 August 2020
Les masques permettent de sauver des vies. Conformément à l’ordonnance de défense nº 11 et à la réglementation sanitaire de la Jordanie, l’Union européenne en Jordanie et le bureau régional de la protection civile et des opérations d’aide humanitaire européennes (DG ECHO) à Amman se sont associés à…
EUPOL COPPS

The EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support meets with Palestinian rule of law officials to strengthen right to fair trial

11 August 2020
EUPOL COPPS human rights and rule of law advisers met their Palestinian counterparts from law enforcement and rule of law institutions online on Tuesday 4 August in order to discuss how to implement a number of recommendations that would enhance the right to a fair trial in the West Bank. “…
Coronavirus: Eight macro-financial assistance programmes agreed to support enlargement and neighbourhood partners

Coronavirus: Eight macro-financial assistance programmes agreed to support enlargement and neighbourhood partners

11 August 2020
On behalf of the EU, the Commission has agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on macro-financial assistance (MFA) programmes with eight partners. The agreements are part of the €3 billion MFA package for ten enlargement and neighbourhood partners, aimed to help them limit the economic fallout of…
EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development strengthens the resilience of small businesses in Morocco

11 August 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening private small businesses and trade in Morocco with a €40 million financing package to Crédit Immobilier et Hôtelier, SA (CIH). Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form the core of the Moroccan economy and are the…