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Testimonials about the second meeting of the three Employers Thematic Committees organised as part of the EU-funded EBSOMED

21 August 2019
Watch a series of testimonials recorded during the second meeting of the three Employers Thematic Committees, organised as part of EBSOMED by BUSINESSMED (Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises), in Rome, Italy, on 26 July 2019. EBSOMED is a 4-year project, co-financed by the EU and…
Council of Europe launches call for proposals to promote youth engagement in peace, security and democratic processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Council of Europe launches call for proposals to promote youth engagement in peace, security and democratic processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region

20 August 2019
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is launching a call for proposals for youth-led projects taking place in the Euro-Mediterranean region connected with the key findings and recommendations of the 2018 Lisbon Forum on "Youth, Peace and Security in the Euro-Mediterranean region" which…
EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood

EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood: The first edition of the on-site workshops has begun

20 August 2019
It’s time to open the first edition of the EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood on-site workshops at the College of Europe in Natolin. A warm welcome to more than 40 participants from the European Union (EU) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and a big thank you to Mr…
EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

19 August 2019
In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, “Europe in my region” is organising a workshop on the theme “Cooperation on EU external borders: post-2020, what’s new?” on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium. With the third programming period 2021-2027 approaching, the future of…
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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

12 August 2019
The objective of this policy brief is to examine the status of global value chains (GVCs) on the two shores of the Mediterranean and provide some insights on how to enhance regional integration. We argue that GVCs will help firms improve their productivity, that SMEs will become more sustainable…
EU4Youth Campus Tour - Palestine

Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

09 August 2019
The objective of this policy paper is twofold. First, it analyses how non-tariff measures (NTMs) became more protectionist than tariffs. Second, it provides some policy options to address NTMs in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) in order to unleash their trade potential. Recent…