SAFEMED IV

EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…
EU Commissioner Hahn

EU Commissioner Hahn to mark 40 years of EU in Jordan with a visit to the Kingdom

24 June 2019
The European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is visiting Jordan today to meet with HM King Abdullah II and members of the Jordanian Government. Commissioner Hahn and Dr. Mohamad Al-Ississ, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation,…
Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

21 June 2019
A turning point has been reached in the fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks and threats worldwide. This was highlighted during the Annual meeting of the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) that took place from 12 to 14 June…
EU-funded CyberSouth working group meeting to build a manual on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Algeria

EU-funded CyberSouth working group meetings to build a manual on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Algeria and Tunisia

21 June 2019
The EU-supported first meetings of the working groups in charge of developing a manual on cybercrime and electronic evidence for Tunisian and Algerian magistrates were held respectively on 10-14 June in Tunis and on 16-20 June in Algiers. The meeting in Tunisia aimed at discussing the details of…
The European Council

The European Council adopted conclusions on external relations

21 June 2019
The European Council on 20 June 2019 adopted conclusions on the next institutional cycle, external relations, the multiannual financial framework (MFF), climate change, disinformation and hybrid threats, the European Semester and enlargement. On External relations: . On the occasion of the…
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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
ETF

The European Training Foundation: Vocational education and training as a tool to address global challenges

20 June 2019
The European Training Foundation is back at the annual IIAS-Lien conference. This year’s theme is ‘Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Governance’ and the meeting is taking place at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. This major event is organised by the International Institute of…
World Refugee Day

Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

20 June 2019
“In 2018, 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced across the world, fleeing conflicts, human rights violations, persecution, natural disasters and the impacts of climate change - 29.4 million are refugees or asylum seekers. Today, we reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect…
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EU External Investment Plan: two new agreements unlock funding for underserved and displaced entrepreneurs in the region

19 June 2019
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and…
Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

19 June 2019
Are you a young activist from the Southern Mediterranean? Are you involved in civil society? Do you want to shape the future of the Mediterranean? Make your voice heard and apply now to participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”. The deadline for submitting…