EU Border and Coast Guard Agency holds risk analysis workshop in Algeria

EU Border and Coast Guard Agency holds risk analysis workshop in Algeria

17 September 2019
Last week, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, held the Joint Workshop on Risk Analysis and Cross-Border Crime in Algiers, Algeria, in cooperation with the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL). The event was held within the framework of the European…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts capital market development in Jordan

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts capital market development in Jordan

17 September 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Jordan Securities Commission have presented the “Capital Market Development Strategy and Roadmap for Jordan”, which aims to create a capital market capable of supporting the country’s economic development through better provision of…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
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Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

13 September 2019
The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
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EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
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EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators looks into ways to reduce network losses

12 September 2019
On 11 September 2019, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) Consumer Working Group (CUS WG) met in Milan to discuss the ongoing drafting of the report on "Regulatory Practices on Handling Technical and Non-Technical Losses". The report will collect several case studies from…
EU in Jordan hosts conference to meet needs of anti-personnel mine survivors

EU in Jordan hosts conference to meet needs of anti-personnel mine survivors

12 September 2019
Hosted by the European Union in Jordan and chaired by HRH Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein, the Global Conference on Assistance to Victims of Anti-Personnel Mines and Other Explosive Remnants of War and Disability Rights commenced Tuesday in Amman, Jordan. National disability rights and victim…